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2013 Georgia Pest Management Handbook CAES News
Georgia Pest Management Handbook
The 2013 Georgia Pest Management Handbook is now available for purchase. The thirty-fourth commercial edition, published by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, provides more than 800 pages of current information on selection, application and safe uses of pest control chemicals around farms, homes, urban areas, recreational areas and other environments where pests may occur.
Jean Williams-Woodward, UGA plant pathologist, examines rhododendron for signs of plant disease in greenhouse, especially sudden oak death, Athens, October 27, 2009. CAES News
Winter diseases
To help keep diseases out of your winter annual flowerbeds, University of Georgia plant pathologist Jean Williams-Woodward recommends starting with disease-resistant plants.
Chuck Bargeron - associate director, UGA Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health CAES News
Bargeron selected
University of Georgia public service assistant Chuck Bargeron has been named to the Invasive Species Advisory Committee (ISAC) for the National Invasive Species Council (NISC).
In this file photo, an array of pesticides are lined on the shelves of a Griffin, Ga., feed and seed store. CAES News
Georgia Clean Day
If you have old pesticides collecting dust in your garage, bring them to Georgia Clean Day. Clean day allows farmers and homeowners to legally dispose of old pesticides or pesticides that are no longer labeled for use.
Recently hatched kudzu bug nymphs CAES News
Kudzu genetics
Genetics is the science of genes and heredity. It can link a person to a crime scene, a father to a child and — in the case of the kudzu bug — a pest to its home country.
2012 UGA Team CAES News
Bug brains
An academic team from the University of Georgia has been named national champions in the Entomological Society of America’s annual Linnaean Games.
Female golden garden spider CAES News
Spider time
It seems to me that fall is spider time as I notice spider webs hanging from everything imaginable. I’ve seen dew-covered spider webs strung between power lines, and I’ve encountered a web of two in my face when I walked out my front door.
Collard greens grow in a garden in Butts Co., Ga. CAES News
Spotted greens
Growing and eating collards, turnips and other greens are a Southern tradition. But home gardeners often complain of spots on the leaves of homegrown greens.
Termites on a boot in the University of Georgia Military Building's supply room in Athens, Ga. CAES News
Termite treatment
For the past 12 years, the University of Georgia has tapped its own talent to help keep its dozens of Athens based building safe from termites.