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This publication describes varroa mites and their effects on honey bee hives. It also recommends monitoring and management practices to protect hives against this pest.

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This publication, which is part of the Protecting Pollinators series, explains the complex biology of honey bees. It also explores the roles pesticides may play in bee health, examines the latest knowledge in this fas  More...

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This publication, which is part of the Protecting Pollinators series, explains the complex biology of honey bees. It also explores the roles pesticides may play in bee health, examines the latest knowledge in this fas  More...

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This publication provides a list of recommended plants that homeowners and others can use to establish and conserve effective pollinator habitats in Indiana - from small-scale backyard improvements to large-scale plan  More...

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This publication explains some of the threats pollinators face. Other publications in the Protecting Pollinators series describe steps you can take to protect pollinators.

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Whether you know it or not, we all depend on pollinators for the fruits, vegetables, nuts, and flowers that enrich our lives. But pollinators face many threats. This publication explains what homeowners can do to prot  More...

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While agricultural pesticide applicators may not be able to control factors like habitat loss, they can take practical steps to help protect the pollinators so many in the agricultural industry rely upon. This publica  More...

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While agricultural pesticide applicators may not be able to control factors like habitat loss, they can take practical steps to help protect the pollinators so many in the agricultural industry rely upon. This publica  More...

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This publication provides property owners and turfgrass management professionals with basic information to: (1) properly identify the most common turfgrass insect pests of Indiana and adjacent states, (2) recognize inse  More...
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This publication describes how to identify poison ivy, provides treatment options for those who come in contact with the foliage, and offers control options.

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Effective pest control in the landscape and garden requires more than just spraying away the problem. Successful gardeners understand that managing insects, weeds, diseases, and vertebrate pests starts with selecting, pl  More...

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Information in this resource covers the characteristics and control of carpenter bees, cicada killers, and mud daubers.  More...
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Describes the habits of the two kinds of ticks commonly found in Indiana. Discusses measures that campers and hikers can take to protect themselves from ticks. Provides suggestions for outdoor and indoor tick control and  More...
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Information in this resource covers the characteristics and control of honey bees, bumble bees, paper wasps, hornets, and yellowjackets.  More...
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One of the most dangerous pests of trees is humans, especially humans with equipment. Lawn mowers and weed trimmers can cause injuries that create a hazard when an injury leads to tree disease or death. This publication  More...
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This resource covers the biology of Indiana ticks. Graphics on tick removal and life cycles along with tick habitats are shown in this publication.  More...
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Japanese beetle infestations are found in rural and urban areas throughout Indiana. This publication describes Japanese beetle habits and how to control them in lawns, ornamentals, and food plants.

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Lady beetles or 'ladybugs' are not always considered beneficial insects, worthy of protection. With the appearance of literally thousands of annoying and smelly lady beetles, flying and crawling inside a home or  More...
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Mosquitoes are well known as annoying biting pests and vectors of disease-causing agents to humans and other animals. This publication examines mosquito biology, mosquito-borne diseases, methods of personal protection, a  More...
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This set of digital flash cards, created in a PDF format designed for smart phones and tablets, helps entomology students recognize and identify the most common insects. It contains 150 insect photographs together with t  More...

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This app (which is part of the Purdue Plant Doctor series) can help you identify and manage problems on trees. Using the app,  More...
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This app (which is part of the Purdue Plant Doctor series) can help you identify and manage problems on trees. Using the app,  More...
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This threepage fact sheet in the Invasive Plant Series provides information on identifying and controlling this poisonous weed. The publication, produced in partnership with the Southern Indiana Cooperative Weed Manageme  More...
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The author of Flies in the Face of Fashion, Mites Make Right, and Other Bugdacious Tales is back with more ditties on the insect kingdom. Find out about Aesop's insects, Edgar Allan Poe's Gold Bug, and Ogden Nash'  More...

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If you want to get downright buggy, pick up this wonderful collection of insect talesfrom the "Bug Bowl" guru, Tom Turpin. After you're through, you'll know more about the six-legged kingdom and its occupants than any  More...

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The author uses this blog in conjunction with a class as a forum for exploring all subjects touching upon insects and arthropods. Comments are encouraged, but moderated, to encourage a thoughtful community. The author, J  More...
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This resource discusses the symtoms and how West Nile Virus is transmitted. Life cycles and breading sites are shown in this publication too.  More...
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This resource covers the cause, transmission, and biology of lyme disease. It also has a diagram on tick removal.  More...
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This publication discusses the stinging insects and the medical risks associated with their venoms. Stinging insects belong to the insect order Hymenopera, the group  More...
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Large black bees hovering around and drilling holes into homes, out-buildings, wooden furniture and decks during May and June are carpenter bees. They resemble, and are often mistaken for bumble bees but the most apparen  More...
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A number of different solitary wasps reside in or around homes, yards, and gardens. Because of their frequent associations with humans, these insects often evoke a great deal of anxiety. However, solitary wasps very rare  More...
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Cicada killers are large, ominous looking wasps that evoke a good deal of fear among people. They look like a giant hornet or huge yellow-jacket and are somewhat aggressive.  More...
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Black flies, known also as "buffalo gnats" and "turkey gnats," are very small, robust flies that are annoying biting pests of wildlife, livestock, poultry, and humans. Their blood-sucking habits also raise concerns about  More...
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Although Indiana turfgrass are accustomed to managing Japanese beetle and masked chafer grubs, three new species of white grubs (European chafer, Asiatic garden beetle, and Oriental beetle) seem poised to cause additiona  More...
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Roundworms are parasitic organisms that live in the intestines of animals (including humans). The raccoon roundworm lives in the intestines of raccoons. The roundworm survives by feeding on nutrients that the raccoon has  More...
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There are 21 woodpecker species in the United States, seven of which live in Indiana. This publication shows readers how to identify woodpeckers, the damage they can cause, and the ways you can control them.

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Woodchucks are common throughout Indiana, and their extensive burrowing can cause severe damage. This publication shows readers how to identify woodchucks, the damage they can cause, and the ways you can control them.  More...
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This publication discusses problems caused by pigeons, their biology and behavior, and methods to control them.  More...
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Sometimes we invite wildlife into our living area by naturalizing our backyards. We add feeders, birdbaths, ponds, ornamental flowers, shrubs and grasses to make our backyard look more natural and this is very attract  More...

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Learn more about the Eastern moles and the star-nosed mole, which are the two species of moles found in Indiana. This publication highlights topics such as the biology and behavior of moles, nests and runways for moles a  More...
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This publication discusses the identification of bats, their biology and behavior, controlling a nuisance bat colony, and controlling the occasional bat in a building.  More...
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This publication discusses precautions, label clearance, walks, patios, drives, and vegetable gardens. Tables are included listing the non-selective and selective weed killers, vegetables, fruits and nuts, flowering an  More...
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Information in this publication covers where and how mosquitoes develop. It provides suggestions for elimination of mosquito breeding places and control around the home.  More...
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This publication discusses the identification, biology, behavior, and control of chipmunks.  More...
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Provides photos and brief descriptions of various tree and shrub insect pests.

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Potatoes, like many vegetable crops, compete with weeds for moisture, sunlights, and nutrients and are attacked by a wide variety of diseases and insects. Most commercial potato growers rely largely on herbicides, fungic  More...
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This publication provides information about how to establish and conserve effective pollinator habitats in Indiana - from small-scale backyard improvements to large-scale plantings.

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