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Solitary Ground Bees Not a Threat

This time each year many homeowners notice small dirt mounds in their yard, at parks, or recreational fields created …

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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 …

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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 …

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Figure 1. Sooty mold.

Sooty Molds

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

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spotted garden slug

Slugs & Snails on Ornamental Plants

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

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Figure 1. Silverleaf whitefly.

Silverleaf Whitefly

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

Phylloxera are aphid-like insect

Phylloxera on Hickory and Pecan

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of phylloxera, a small insect that …

Citrus flatid planthopper

Planthoppers

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of planthoppers, commonly reported on shrubs …

Average Last Spring Frost Dates for Selected North Carolina Locations

Frost forms on solid objects when the water vapor in the atmosphere changes from its …