Numbered publications are written by UGA Cooperative Extension and CAES or FCS research faculty. They are both internally and externally peer reviewed. These publications are edited and distributed by the CAES Office of Communications as well as professionals in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences and the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.

Recent Submissions

  • Summary of losses from insect damage and cost of control in Georgia 2006 

    Guillebeau, L. Paul; Hinkle, Nancy; Roberts, Phillip (University of Georgia, 2008-07)
  • Stinging and biting pests 

    Sparks, Beverly; Gray, Elmer W. (University of Georgia, 2012-04)
  • The Georgia pest management newsletter 

    Guillebeau, Paul (University of Georgia, 2006-09)
  • The tawny crazy ant, Nylanderia fulva, in Georgia 

    Gochnour, Benjamin; MacGown, Joe A.; Suiter, Daniel R. (University of Georgia, 2015-03)
  • Mole crickets in turf 

    Hudson, William G. (University of Georgia, 2010-09-10)
    Mole crickets are serious pests of Georgia turf. Estimates of mole cricket losses in commercial, recreational and residential sod now exceed $20 million annually. Weather and soil conditions in Georgia’s Coastal Plain ...
  • Managing imported fire ants in urban areas 

    Drees, Bastiaan M.; Barr, Charles L.; Vinson, S. Bradleigh; Gold, Roger E.; Merchant, Michael E.; Riggs, Nathan; Lennon, Lisa; Russell, Scott; Nester, Paul; Kostroun, David; Flanders, Kathy; Sparks, Beverly; Horton, Paul M.; Pollet, Dale; Oi, David; Shanklin, Donna; Loftin, Kelly; Koehler, Philip G.; Vail, Karen; Vogt, J. T. (University of Georgia, 2009-03-13)
    Imported fire ants interfere with outdoor activities and harm wildlife throughout the southern U.S. Ant mounds are unsightly and may reduce land values. Although fire ants do prey on flea larvae, chinch bugs, cockroach ...
  • Cotton production and the boll weevil in Georgia: history, cost of control, and benefits of eradication 

    Haney, P. B.; Lewis, W. J.; Lambert, W. R. (University of Georgia, 2009-03-13)
    Georgia’s history and cotton production have been inseparably woven together since 1733, when the colony was founded and cotton was first planted in Trustee’s Garden, near Savannah. The success of the Southeast Boll Weevil ...
  • Biology and management of carpenter ants 

    Suiter, Daniel R. (University of Georgia, 2009-03-13)
    Carpenter ants are so-called because of their habit of chewing wood to create nest sites. They do not eat wood, like termites, but they excavate it with their strong, saw-like jaws to create random galleries where they ...
  • Honey bee swarms and bees in walls 

    Delaplane, Keith S. (University of Georgia, 2010-03-17)
    This circular is for property owners who have unwanted honey bee swarms on their lands or colonies nesting inside walls. It explains these natural processes and gives options for dealing with them.
  • Soybean insect pest alert: soybean aphid now established in Georgia 

    McPherson, Robert M.; Jones, D. C.; Garner, Joseph C.; Douce, G. Keith (University of Georgia, 2009-03-13)
    This publication discusses the biology, damage potential, identification, biological control and future implications of the newly established soybean aphid in Georgia.
  • Protect yourself from ticks 

    Gray, Elmer W. (University of Georgia, 2009-02-11)
    This publication discusses how to protect yourself from ticks. It also discusses ways to protect the areas around your home.
  • Termite control services: information for the Georgia property owner 

    Suiter, Daniel R.; Forschler, Brian T. (University of Georgia, 2009-03-13)
    Though subterranean termites are a normal component of soil around buildings, structural infestations are not necessarily inevitable. As discussed later, a home’s susceptibility to termite infestation is dependent upon a ...
  • Blister beetles in Georgia alfalfa hay 

    Buntin, G. David; Hancock, Dennis W. (University of Georgia, 2010-09-10)
    Blister beetles sometimes infest forage crops such as alfalfa, where they may become incorporated in hay. This publication discusses biology, cause of illness and management of blister beetles.
  • La biología de termitas subterráneas del este de los Estados Unidos 

    Suiter, Daniel R.; Jones, Susan C.; Forschler, Brian T. (University of Georgia, 2009-03-20)
    Las termitas subterráneas son los insectos sociales que viven en una sociedad en donde la mayoría de los miembros son insectos inmaduros o juveniles. Sus colonias pueden incluir de miles a millones de termitas, y a pesar ...
  • Africanized honey bees 

    Delaplane, Keith S. (University of Georgia, 2010-03-05)
    Honey bees are among the most well-known and economically important insects. They produce honey and beeswax, and pollinate many crops. In spite of the alarm surrounding Africanization, these bees have not caused widespread ...
  • Argentine ants 

    Suiter, Daniel R.; Forschler, Brian T. (University of Georgia, 2008-03-21)
    Argentine ant infestations are often more common during uncommonly hot, dry summers. Warm temperatures accelerate and promote colony growth, and may lead to larger than normal ant populations.
  • Insecticide basics for the pest management professional 

    Suiter, Daniel R.; Scharf, Michael E. (University of Georgia, 2009-01-22)
    This publication will educate pest management professionals about pesticides and instill vigilance in their handling and use. In order to understand how to use chemical pest control products responsibly, PMPs must have a ...
  • Soybean aphid establishment in Georgia 

    McPherson, Robert M.; Garner, Joseph C.; Roberts, Phillip Marion (University of Georgia, 2010-06-09)
    The soybean aphid, Aphis glycines Matsumura, has become a major new invasive pest species in North America. The presence of soybean aphids in Georgia represents a new state record for this invasive soybean pest that is ...
  • Stinging and biting pests of people 

    Gray, Elmer W.; Sparks, Beverly (University of Georgia, 2009-03-30)
    Insects, mites and ticks that bite inject saliva to aid in the feeding process. Insects and scorpions that sting and spiders that bite inject venom that is used to subdue prey or protect themselves. Bees and wasps living ...
  • Honey bees and beekeeping 

    Delaplane, Keith S. (University of Georgia, 2010-03-22)
    Honey bees are commonly kept in artificial hives throughout the United States, and a large and sophisticated beekeeping industry provides valuable honey, beeswax and pollination services. A large section of the industry, ...

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