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    • 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.
    • Bee conservation in the Southeast 

      Delaplane, Keith S. (University of Georgia, 2010-04-30)
      This publication is for people who want to know how to make land parcels more bee-friendly. The goal is to increase the number of bees foraging and nesting on one's property, which will lead to improved pollination of row ...
    • Bee pollination of Georgia crop plants 

      Delaplane, Keith S.; Thomas, Paul A.; McLaurin, Wayne J. (University of Georgia, 2010-03-12)
      Among insect pollinators, bees are especially efficient because they eat pollen and nectar exclusively, visit many flowers of the same species during a single trip, and have hairy bodies that easily pick up pollen grains. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • 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, ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • The Georgia pest management newsletter 

      Guillebeau, Paul (University of Georgia, 2006-09)
    • 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.
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...