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Commonly Encountered Pennsylvania Spiders
Commonly Encountered Pennsylvania Spiders - Articles Articles
This publication discusses the more common and important spider species in Pennsylvania, including two rarely encountered but medically important species. More
Reducing Mosquito Breeding Sites When Using Tires as Anchors for Silo Covers
Reducing Mosquito Breeding Sites When Using Tires as Anchors for Silo Covers - Articles Articles
This brochure details methods for reducing mosquito population around bunk silos and offers alternatives to using full-casing tires. More
What is Lyme Disease? (Poster)
What is Lyme Disease? (Poster) - Articles Articles
This weather-resistant poster explains what Lyme disease is, how to know if you've been bitten by a tick, how to protect yourself from ticks, and what to do if you have been bitten. More
David Cappaert,
Abejas Carpinteras - Articles Articles
Las personas que se quejan acerca de abejorros que vuelan debajo de los aleros de sus casas, probablemente son molestados por las abejas carpinteras. More
Rayanne Lehman, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture,
Acaro Trébol - Articles Articles
El ácaro trébol es un herbívoro que ocasionalmente invade los hogares. A pesar de que un vasto número de ellos entra a los hogares, estos ácaros no atacan a las personas. More
West Nile Encephalitis: What You Need to Know
West Nile Encephalitis: What You Need to Know - Articles Articles
Basic information about West Nile Encephalitis, including history, transmission, symptoms, treatment and how to manage/control its existence in our community. More
Jim Baker, North Carolina State University,
Identifying Common Household Insects in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
Proper pest identification is the first step in making an integrated pest management (IPM) decision. More
Figure 1. Adult brown marmorated stink bug
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug as a House Pest - Articles Articles
The brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys) was apparently accidentally introduced into eastern Pennsylvania in the 1990s. More
Using Insect and Tick Repellents Safely
Using Insect and Tick Repellents Safely - Articles Articles
Repellents are chemicals applied to provide relief and protection from mosquitoes, ticks, and other biting pests. Proper and safe use of these chemicals is necessary. More
Jeff Weidhaas, Bruce Terminix,
Eastern Subterranean Termite Control - Articles Articles
Eastern subterranean termites often damage structural timbers in buildings. This article discusses their life cycle, and structural and chemical methods of termite control. More
Common Urban Pests: Identification, Prevention, and Control
Common Urban Pests: Identification, Prevention, and Control - Articles Articles
This article provides brief descriptions of common urban pests, including cockroaches, bed bugs, ants, moths, and more. More
Is Something Biting Me?
Is Something Biting Me? - Articles Articles
This article will aid sufferers in receiving relief from what, for many, has become an unbearable condition. More
Source: Scott Bauer, USDA Agricultural Research Service,
Tree Fruit Insect Pests - Plant Bugs and Stink Bugs - Articles Articles
Tarnished plant bugs, Lygus lineolaris, other plant bugs, and various species of stink bugs feed on various tree fruits and on many wild and cultivated plants and make up a unique pest complex. More