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Brownheaded Ash Sawfly

by Raymond A. Cloyd


Identification, behavior, and management of this pest, which may defoliate ash trees in early spring. New, 2-page, color.

Published Date: May 2016

Squash Bug, Home and Horticultural Pests

by Raymond A. Cloyd James R. Nechols


Identification and management of this major insect pest of field and garden-grown squash and pumpkins. 4-page, color.

Published Date: Jul 2016

Squash Vine Borer, Home and Horticultural Pests

by Raymond A. Cloyd James R. Nechols


Tips for home gardeners on how to identify and manage this damaging pest of cucurbit plants such as squash, pumpkin, cucumber, and muskmelon. 2-page, color.

Published Date: Jul 2016

Small-Scale Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Habitat Development in Kansas

by Anthony Zukoff


Learn how to support the monarch migration. Tips for site and plant selection, where to find Kansas native plants. 8-page, color.

Revision Date: May 2023

Tree and Shrub Problems in Kansas: Diseases, Insects, and Environmental Stresses

by Judith O'Mara Jason J. Griffin Raymond A. Cloyd Megan M. Kennelly


This guide provides an overview of different tree problems followed by an extensive itemized list of specific diseases, insects, mites, and environmental/abiotic stress problems of trees and shrubs common in Kansas, information on how to identify those problems, and guidelines for management. 104 pages, color.

Revision Date: Nov 2023

Harlequin Bug

by Raymond A. Cloyd


Identification and biology, host plants, damage, and management of this destructive pest of vegetable crops. 4-page, color.

Published Date: Jun 2014

Common Asparagus Beetle

by Raymond A. Cloyd


This publication provides tips for identification and management of the common asparagus beetle, a colorful blue-black, spotted insect that is a widespread pest of garden asparagus. 2-pages, full color.

Published Date: May 2015

Pocket Guide to Common Pest Problems and Beneficials

by Frannie L. Miller


Publication features 40 of the most common garden insect pests and beneficials. It contains information on what the insects look like, life stages, damage, and what can be done to control them. 64-page, full color.

Published Date: Aug 2012

Tomato and Tobacco Hornworms: Home and Horticultural Pests

by Robert J. Bauernfeind


Identification, biology, behavior, and management of two common vegetable garden pests. 4-page, full color.

Published Date: Apr 2013

Spotted Wing Drosophila

by Raymond A. Cloyd Cherie Copeland


Identification, behavior, and control of this pest of fruits and berries. 4-page, color.

Published Date: Apr 2014

Rose Rosette Disease

by Raymond A. Cloyd


Covers symptoms, causes, and management of this well-known infection of roses. 2-page, full color.

Revision Date: Apr 2013

Turfgrass Insects: Home and Horticultural Pests

by Robert J. Bauernfeind


Information to help identify and manage common insect pests of turfgrass in Kansas. 8-page, color.

Revision Date: Apr 2015

Twospotted Spider Mite: Management in Greenhouses and Nurseries


Information on twospotted spider mites, (Tetranychus urticae) including biology and damage, management, scouting, use of miticides, resistance and resistance mitigation, impact of pesticides on mite populations, and biological management. 8-page, color.

Published Date: Jun 2011

Mealybug: Management in Greenhouses and Interiorscapes

by Raymond A. Cloyd


Mealybugs are major insect pests of greenhouse and interior environments where they feed on a wide range of plants and are difficult to manage with insecticides. Species are the citrus mealybug, Planococcus citri, longtailed mealybug, Pseudococcus longispinus, and root mealybugs, Rhizoecus spp. 4 p.

Published Date: Sep 2011

Integrated Pest Management in Greenhouses and Herbaceous Nurseries

by Raymond A. Cloyd James Quinn David Trinklein


Integrated pest management (IPM) involves use of cultural, physical, biological, and chemical methods to manage insect and mite pests. Includes inspection, scouting and monitoring. 8-page, color.

Published Date: Jul 2009

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