Yellow Sac Spiders

The yellow sac spider has two species that include Cheiracanthium inclusum, found in the United States and Cheiracanthium mildei, found in Europe. Both species are outdoor spiders but usually invade houses and other structures. It belongs  to the Cheiracanthium genus and...
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What are Cyclamen Mites?

Cyclamen mites are an organic and conventional strawberry pest that thrive in humid locations, normally on areas with a perennial matted row system. These small bugs cannot be seen by the naked eye. What is a Cyclamen Mite? Cyclamen mites (Phytonemus pallidus)...
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Cankerworm Control: How to Kill Cankerworms

Cankerworms, also known as inchworms or loopers, are devastating pests that commonly infest shade trees such as beech, oaks, maples, apple tree, black cherry, birch, basswood, elm, and many others. The larvae feed on the new leaves, thereby causing major...
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What are Cankerworms?

Cankerworms are common pests of shade trees such as elm, apple, hackberry, maple, Basswood, hickory, box elder, black cherry, beech, birch, and many others. They are also known as inchworms or loopers due to their distinctive “looping” motion. Cankerworms have...
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Cottony Maple Scale Control and Management

Cottony maple scale is an annoying pest. The crawlers feed on the sap of their host trees and deprive them of nutrition. They also excrete high volume of liquid waste that harbors molds and gives a sooty appearance to the...
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