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    • The Georgia pest management newsletter 

      Guillebeau, Paul (University of Georgia, 2006-09)
    • Canola production in Georgia 

      Buntin, G. David; Grey, Timothy Lane; Harris, Glendon H.; Phillips, Dan; Prostko, Eric P.; Raymer, Paul; Smith, Nathan B.; Sumner, Paul E.; Woodruff, John (University of Georgia, 2007-08-10)
      Growing canola profitably takes planning and good management. All aspects of production from seed selection to harvest to marketing must be taken into account if the grower is to make a profit with this crop. Land preparation, ...
    • 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.
    • 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)
    • Carpenter ants 

      Suiter, Daniel R.; Forschler, Brian T. (University of Georgia, 2008-08-07)
      Carpenter ants are perhaps the largest of the pest ants likely to be encountered by homeowners and pest management professionals. This publication has several measures to help prevent problems with carpenter ants.
    • 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 ...
    • Millipedes and centipedes 

      Gray, Elmer W.; Sparks, Beverly (University of Georgia, 2009-01-26)
      Millipedes and centipedes do not carry diseases that affect people, animals or plants. Millipedes do occasionally damage seedling plants by feeding on stems and leaves, and may enter homes in large numbers during periods ...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Identifying the Formosan subterranean termite 

      Suiter, Daniel R.; Forschler, Brian T. (University of Georgia, 2009-03-13)
      Although rare, Formosan subterranean termite infestations have been found in Georgia. Formosan termites are not native to the U.S. They are commonly spread by movement of infested railroad crossties used in the construction ...
    • 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 ...
    • Insecticide resistance management for diamondback moth in Georgia 

      Riley, David G.; Sparks, Alton N. (University of Georgia, 2009-03-16)
      The diamondback moth is a common pest of crops including cabbage, collards, turnip greens, mustard greens, broccoli, cauliflower and other leafy greens.
    • Sorghum insect pests and their management 

      Buntin, G. David (University of Georgia, 2009-03-16)
      Insect pests can be a major limiting factor in grain sorghum production in Georgia. Growers must be prepared to scout and prevent injury from insects in sorghum. However, a proper insect pest management program will minimize ...
    • Biology of subterranean termites in the eastern United States 

      Suiter, Daniel R.; Jones, Susan C.; Forschler, Brian T. (University of Georgia, 2009-03-20)
      Subterranean termites are social insects that live in societies whose members are mostly mature individuals. Their colonies, which can contain thousands to millions of termites, are formidable, even though each individual ...
    • 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 ...
    • A school's guide to the 'nitty-gritty' about head lice 

      Guillebeau, L. Paul; Van De Mark, Gretchen (University of Georgia, 2009-03-23)
      This guide discusses how to prevent and treat head lice outbreaks in schools.
    • A parent's guide to the 'nitty-gritty' about head lice 

      Guillebeau, L. Paul; Van De Mark, Gretchen (University of Georgia, 2009-03-23)
      This guide discusses head lice in homes.