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Mosquitoes and West Nile Virus

by Ludek Zurek

MF2571

The female mosquito feeds on blood of an infected bird. Horses and people are infected by a bite from an infected mosquito. Less than 1 percent of people infected develop severe illness. Most mosquito bites do not lead to WNV infection. WNV cannot be transmitted from person-to-person or animal-to-person. 8 p.

Revision Date: Aug 2012

Resistance Management: Resistance, Mode of Action, and Pesticide Rotation

by Raymond A. Cloyd Richard S. Cowles

MF2905

Insects and mites in greenhouses and nurseries are principally managed with pesticides. Continual reliance on pesticides leads to resistance, when pests adapt to survive. 8-page, color.

Published Date: Jan 2010

European Elm Flea Weevil: Insect Pest of Elm Trees

by Raymond A. Cloyd

MF3650

Information on the biology and behavior, and damage associated with European elm flea weevil, and recommendations for management. 2 pages, color.

Revision Date: Nov 2023

Green Stink Bug: Insect Pest of Grapes

by Raymond A. Cloyd

MF3606

This fact sheet provides information on the biology and plant damage associated with green stink bugs. Management strategies and control. 4 pages, color.

Revision Date: Jun 2022

Rove Beetle: Biological Control Agent of Fungus Gnats and Western Flower Thrips

by Raymond A. Cloyd

MF3614

This fact sheet provides information on the biology, feeding behavior and rearing of the rove beetle. 2 pages, color.

Published Date: Dec 2022

Stratiolaelaps scimitus: Biological Control Agent of Fungus Gnats and the Western Flower Thrips

by Raymond A. Cloyd

MF3632

This publication discusses the biology, behavior, commercial availability, and use of S. scimitus in greenhouses. 2 pages, color.

Published Date: May 2023

Green June Beetle: Insect Pest of Turfgrass

by Raymond A. Cloyd

MF3600

This fact sheet provides information on the biology and plant damage associated with green June beetles. Management strategies and control. 4 pages, color.

Published Date: Mar 2022

Sanitation: Insect Pest Management in Greenhouse Production Systems

by Nathan J. Herrick Raymond A. Cloyd

MF3592

This publication provides information on three sanitation practices that will help greenhouse producers minimize problems with insect pests: weed management, disposal of plant and growing medium debris, and algae management. 4 pages, color.

Published Date: Oct 2021

Praying Mantids

by Raymond A. Cloyd

MF3593

This publication provides information on biology, mating behavior, and the egg cases of praying mantids. 2 pages, color.

Published Date: Nov 2021

Fall Armyworm: Insect Pest of Turfgrass

by Raymond A. Cloyd

MF3595

This fact sheet provides information on the biology and plant damage associated with fall armyworms. Management strategies are also discussed. 2 pages, color.

Published Date: Jan 2022

Pine Needle Scale: Insect Pest of Pine Trees

by Raymond A. Cloyd

MF3563

Information on pest biology and damage, and strategies for the management of this major pest of pine trees. 2-page, color.

Published Date: Apr 2021

Euonymus Scale: Insect Pest of Euonymus Plants Grown in Landscapes

by Raymond A. Cloyd

MF3586

This publication provides information on pest biology and plant damage, and the strategies that can be used to manage euonymus scale in landscapes. 2 pages, color.

Published Date: Aug 2021

Pollinators and Beneficial Insects

by Raymond A. Cloyd

MF3588

This publication provides information on the common pollinators and beneficial insects of landscapes and gardens, along with ways to conserve and protect pollinators and beneficial insects from pesticides. 4 pages, color.

Published Date: Sep 2021

Colorado Potato Beetle: Insect Pest of Vegetable Crops

by Raymond A. Cloyd

MF3541

Information on the biology, damage, and management strategies to reduce plant damage caused by this insect pest. 2 pages, color.

Published Date: Sep 2020

Striped and Spotted Cucumber Beetle: Insect Pests of Vegetable Gardens

by Raymond A. Cloyd

MF3545

Covers damage associated with striped and spotted cucumber beetles, and the management strategies that can be used to prevent plant damage. 4-page, color.

Published Date: Nov 2020

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