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Red maple branch covered in gloomy scales

Impervious Surface Thresholds for Sustainable Urban Tree Planting and Landscape Design

A foundation of IPM in urban landscapes is to put the right plant in the …

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Figure 2. Centipedes have one pair of legs per body segment.

Controlling Millipedes in and Around Homes

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the life cycle, habits, and management of millipedes in the …

1 day agoHousehold Pests
Figure 1. Bald-faced hornet nest.

Controlling Baldfaced Hornets and Yellowjackets in and Around Structures

This Entomology Insect Note describes hornets and yellowjackets and how to control them around structures …

Figure 1. Kudzu bugs are found in 89 of North Carolina's 100 cou

Kudzu Bug - A Nuisance and Agricultural Pest

This Entomology Insect Note describes the identification, biology, behavior and control of the kudzu bug.

4 days agoHousehold Pests
Figure 1. Silverfish.

Silverfish and Firebrats

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology, behavior and management of silverfish infestations.

5 days agoHousehold Pests

Preparing Your House for Bedbug Treatments

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the steps to take before a pest management company arrives …

Mapleworm egg cluster

Greenstriped mapleworm, Dryocampa rubicunda (F.), Lepidoptera: Saturniidae

This Insect Note describes the biology and management of greenstriped mapleworm, a caterpillar pest of …

2 weeks agoEntomology Insect Notes
Gloomy scale-infested branch

Gloomy Scale, Melanaspis tenebricosa (Comstock), Hemiptera: Diaspididae

Gloomy scale is an armored scale insect pest of ornamental trees, most commonly red maple …

2 weeks agoEntomology Insect Notes