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Although other methods exist, the alcohol wash is widely considered to be the most accurate method of monitoring Varroa populations.
This publication discusses the description, life cycle, ecological significance and pest status, plus monitoring and control.
This publication discusses the description, life cycle, ecology and management of the big dipper firefly.
This publication discusses the description, ecological significance and pest status, plus control of the crapemyrtle aphid.
This publication discusses the description, life cycle and ecological significance of the giant ichneumons.
This publication discusses the description, life history, ecological significance and interesting facts about the orchard spider.
This publication discusses the description, life cycle, ecological significance and pest status, plus control of the eastern velvet ant.
Description, life history, type of damage to sugarcane and ways to control the West Indian Canefly.
Description, life cycle and ecology, ecological significance and pest status, and control of the Greenhouse Millipede.
Description, life history, distribution of host and wasp ecological significance of the Water Lettuce Moth Braconid.
Description, life cycle, ecological significance and pest status, and control of Lawn Shrimp.
Description, life cycle and ecological significance of the Wasp Mantidfly.
Description, life cycle, ecological significance and pest status, and control of Common Silverfish.
Description, life cycle and ecology of Spring Fireflies.
Description, life cycle and ecological significance of the Tobacco Budworm Parasitoid Wasp.
Description, life cycle and ecological significance of the Scarlet-bodied Wasp Moth.
Description, life cycle, ecological significance and pest status, and control of the Turkey Gnat.
Description, life cycle and ecological significance, damage and control of the Evergreen Bagworm Moth.
This publication discusses the description, life cycle, ecological significance and pest status, plus control of the Louisiana tarantula.
Description, causes and treatment of fire blight on ornamental pears and other fruit trees.
This publication discusses the description, life cycle and ecological significance, and management of the tawny crazy ant.
This publication discusses the description, life cycle, ecological significance and pest status, plus control of vinegar and pomace flies.
Instructions for collection, preparation and shipment of plant samples to the the Plant Diagnostic Clinic.
Disease control of anthracnose, charcoal rot, downy mildew, head blight, gray leaf spot and zonate leaf spot.
Fungicides are important tools for managing many diseases in agricultural and horticultural crops. Fungicides are most effective when applied before fungal infections are established. Because protection by fungicides is temporary, they may need to be reapplied to protect new growth.
Christmas tree growers face many obstacles to growing healthy trees with the largest challenge being pests.
Successful management of sweet potato diseases requires the same strategies as other vegetables.
Disease control of common rust, southern rust and smut.
Disease control of fusarium wilt, verticillium wilt, root-knot nematode, seedling diseases and boll rots.
Disease control of crown rust, stem rust, yellow dwarf and leaf blotch.
Disease control of cercospora leaf rot, root rot, pod rot, stem rot and limb rot.
Disease control of blast, sheath blight, brown leaf spot, narrow brown leaf spot, seed and seedling diseases, stem rot and straighthead.
Disease control of seedling diseases, charcoal rot, phytophthora root rot, red crown rot, Southern blight, aerial blight, brown leaf spot, downy mildew, frogeye, purple seed stain, anthracnose, pod & stem blight, stem canker, virus or viruslike disease complex, nematodes, root knot and soybean cyst.
Disease control of leaf scald, mosaic, ratoon stunting disease, red rot, rust, smut and white stripe.
Disease control of leaf rust, stem rust, leaf and glume blotch, powdery mildew, bacterial streak/black chaff, fusarium head blight/scab, stripe rust, tan spot and yellow dwarf.
Disease control of bitter rot, blotch, rust and fire blight.
Disease control of boytris, leaf spot, cane spot, rust, phytophthora, root rot, anthracnose, alternaria leaf spot and blotch.
Disease control of mummy berry, fruit rots, leaf spots, bacterial canker, phytophthora and root rot.
Information on Billbugs in Row Rice.
Disease control of melanose, scab, sooty mold, green mold, blue mold and sour rot.
Disease control of anthracnose, black rot and Pierce's disease.
Disease control of rusts, powdery mildew and fireblight.
Disease control of bacterial spot, black knot, brown rot, crown gall, peach leaf curl, phony peach, rhizopus rot, root rot, rust and scab.
Disease control of early leaf spot, fireblight, late leaf spot and quince rust.
Disease control of brown spot, bunch disease, downy spot, powdery mildew, leaf scorch, rosette, scab and vein spot.
Disease control of crown rot, gray mold, leaf blight, leaf scorch, leaf spot (rust), powdery mildew, root knot nematodes and summer dwarf or bud nematode.
Fungicides to use on home lawns, landscapes, gardens and orchards.
The LSU AgCenter Plant Disease Management Guide is a resource for crop producers in Louisiana and neighboring states.
Nematode control in field crops, fruit crops, ornamentals, turfgrass, vegetables and home gardens.
Disease control in annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, etc.
Some of the pesticides or certain uses of pesticides in this publication may be classified for restricted use. It is unlawful for a non-certified applicator to use a pesticide which has been classified with restricted uses. Information on pesticide applicator certification programs may be obtained from the LSU AgCenter.
Seed treatments for field crops and vegetables.
There are a number of plant-parasitic nematodes and plant pathogens that inhabit the soil and cause damage to or disease in crops. Soil fumigants can kill parasitic nematodes, soilborne pathogens, insects and weeds in the soil – thereby improving seedling and crop performance.
Disease control of algae, bermudagrass decline, brown patch, centipedegrass mosaic, dollar spot, fairy ring, gray leaf spot, melting out/helminthosprium leafspot, nematodes, pythium blight, slime mold and St. Augustine decline (SAD).
Disease control on asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cantaloupe, carrots, cauliflower, celery, collards, corn, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, leafy vegetables, leek, lettuce, mustard greens, okra, onions, peas, peppers, potatoes, pumpkin, shallots, spinach and squash.
Home Use. Ants (all species), bedbugs, book lice, carpenter ants, carpenter bees, carpet beetles, clothes moths, cockroaches, fleas and ticks, houseflies, mosquitoes, powder post beetles, pantry pests, silverfish, spiders, earwigs and millipedes, mud daubers, paper wasps, scorpions and termites.
Control of aphids, scales, mealybugs, lacebugs, caterpillars, whiteflies, leafminers, fungus gnats, sawflies, shoreflies, spider mites, ants, thrips, wasps, bees, mites, armyworms and leafhoppers.
Step-by-step instructions for calibrating your sprayer.
Contains recommendations for controlling bollworms, tobacco budworms, loopers, tarnished plant bugs and fleahoppers, spider mites, cotton aphids, thrips, cutworms, whiteflies, fall armyworms, beet armyworms, green stink bugs and brown stink bugs.
Commercial and Home Uses. Control of obscure scale, pecan phylloxera, pecan nut casebearer, pecan spittlebug, hickory shuckworm, pecan leaf scorch mite, yellow aphid, black pecan aphid and pecan weevil.
Commercial and Home Uses. Spray schedule for grapes, blueberries and brambles (blackberries, etc.).
Commercial Use. Control of aphids, strawberry weevils, strawberry leaf rollers, armyworms, flea beetles, lygus bugs, leafhoppers, tarnished plant bugs, snails, slugs, two-spotted mites, spittle bugs, mole crickets and fire ants.
Control of fire ants, chinch bugs, corn leaf aphids and green bugs, sorghum midge, corn earworms, fall armyworms, sorghum webworms and stalk borers.
Horses: control of flies, mosquitoes, lice, ticks and bots. Livestock: horse flies, horn flies, mosquitoes, lice, ticks, cattle grubs, mites, and houseflies. Also includes recomendations for fire ant management around livestock premises and fly control.
How to mix wettable powders and emulsifiable concentrates for spraying.
Tables show the amount of formulated materials to use to provide the indicated active ingredient.
Introduction, general information and precautions for users of this guide.
Commercial Use, Commercial Greenhouse Tomatoes, Home Gardens and Organic Gardening. Insect control for beans, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, cantaloupe, carrots, cucumbers, eggplant, Irish potatoes, lettuce, mustard, okra, onions, shallots, parsley, peppers, pumpkins, southern peas, spinach, squash, sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips and watermelon.
Commercial and Home Uses. Control of chinch bugs, crawfish, fleas, ticks, sod webworms, armyworms, cutworms, pill bugs, sow bugs, slugs, snails, chiggers, black turfgrass ataenius, white grubs, ants, mole crickets and imported fire ants in your lawn.
Insect control for bulbs, azaleas, camellias, annual flowering plants, cana lilies, gardenias, hollies, chrysanthemums, crape myrtles, dahlias, flowering peaches and quinces, daylillies, gladiolas, poinsettias, pyracantha, roses and African violets. Also includes recommendations for greenhouses and nursery stock.
Control of spider mites, cutworms, armyworms, fall armyworms, clover head weevils, aphids, leaf hoppers, plant bugs, spittlebugs, spotted alfalfa aphids, chinch bugs and imported fire ants.