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Hurricane Preparedness

A good rule of thumb with any potential disaster is to hope for the best, but plan for the …

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Become a Master Gardener!

Applications will be accepted for the 2019 Dare County Master Gardener program beginning November 2018. Is there a fee? The cost …

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Contaminated Organic Insecticide Products

The attachments listed below provide important information on recently detected contamination of organic insecticide products containing azadirachtin. Some of …

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Butterfly Garden

Part of the Outer Banks Arboretum and Teaching Garden in Kill Devil Hills is the Butterfly Garden, where you …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Springtail

Springtails

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of springtails, an insect pest of …

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Pillbugs and sowbugs

Pillbugs and Sowbugs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of pillbugs and sowbugs, insect pests …

Figure 1. Adults and eggs of the southern red mite.

Southern Red Mite and Spruce Spider Mite

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the southern red mite and …

Figure 1. Sooty mold.

Sooty Molds

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of sooty molds, fungi that grow …

spotted garden slug

Slugs & Snails on Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of slugs and snails, insect pests …

Figure 1. Silverleaf whitefly.

Silverleaf Whitefly

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the silverleaf whitefly, an insect …

Ornamental Cherry Pest Management Calendar

Ornamental Cherry Pest Management Calendar

This Entomology Insect Note includes a pest management calendar for ornamental cherry in North Carolina …

Paper wasp nest boxe

Paper Wasps for Caterpillar Management in the Landscape

This Entomology Insect Note discusses using paper wasps to control caterpillars in the landscape in …