Farmer's Almanac on Earwig Garden Pest Control
Tips from the Farmer's Almanac on controlling the garden and landscape insect pest known as the "earwig." The first control measure is eliminating the kinds of damp hiding places frequented by earwigs. The second control measure is trapping them earwigs. Finally, you may use garlic spray as a pesticide against earwigs.
Insect Identification and Control
An impressive resource compiled by the Ohio State University Extension for the identification and control of insect pests. Click on the links, and you are taken to an image of each insect. In addition, notes are provided on its life cycle and control.
Insect Pests of Ornamental Plants
Virginia Tech Extensionís article about insects that feed on ornamentals and the damage that they inflict. Four categories are presented: insects that feed on juices, insects that feed on leaves, insects that bore into wood and insects that produce galls. In addition, beneficial insects are discussed.
Insect Pests on Urban Trees
Bugwood.orgís list of urban pests. Click on the links, and go to a page for each insect that offers an identifying photo. In addition, find out about the trees the bug attacks, the evidence of such attacks, the life cycle of the insect, control measures and literature on the subject.
Scale Bugs: Identification and Control
University of Illinois Extension article on how to identify scale on your plants and how to get rid of them. Scale bugs often go unnoticed until they reach high populations. This is unfortunate, since scale feeding can weaken and even kill plants.
Vertebrate Pests: Prevention and Control
University of Arizona Extension article on the other potential pests of the landscape: everything that is neither insect nor weed. Rodents take central stage in this list, but they are not alone. Prevention measures discussed include habitat modification, exclusion, frightening and repellents. More drastic control measures are also covered
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