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Monarch butterfly on gallardia

Mowing for Monarchs

Michigan State University | 3/12/2019 | Via ScienceDaily You might think that mowing fields wouldn’t benefit monarch butterfly populations. New …

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Figure 1. Corn earworm.

Pests of Okra

This factsheet, part of the Insect and Related Pests of Vegetables publication, includes an identification …

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Scouting for Stink Bug Damage in Southeast Cotton: Description and Use of a Pocket Scouting Decision Aid

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dark green, lobed leaves, forming a dense ground cover

Controlling English Ivy in Urban Landscapes

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boxwood galls.

Boxwood Leafminer

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Elongate Hemlock Scale

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