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Close-up view of two-spotted spider mites (Tetranychus urticae) on corn

Pitting Good Mites Against Bad Mites

Steven Bradley | Southeast Farm Press | 11/18/2018 An entomologist at Clemson University’s Coastal Research and Education Center has been …

Cover photo for Garbage Can Gardening

Garbage Can Gardening

Liz Driscoll | NC State University 4-H Extension Specialist | 10/4/2018 After devouring a tasty pomegranate or pineapple, propagate them …

Larvae of the larger elm leaf beetle. Photo: Gerald J. Lenhard, Louiana State Univ, Bugwood.org

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

Elms have lots of pests. This week I have had several reports of larger elm leaf beetles, Monocesta coryli, …

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This publication describes scouting for and controlling the spruce spider mite, an insect that causes …

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Rosette Bud Mite on Fraser Fir

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