Category: Insects

Yellow Jackets – Vespula spp. by Marcie Crockett Yellow jackets are social insects that live in colonies containing thousands   of individuals. These wasps will attack aggressively when their nest is disturbed,   and can inflict painful stings. Numerous stings can result

Spider Mites by Marcie Crockett Spider mites are a major pest on a wide variety of garden and landscape plants.   They are minute arthropods whose feeding can cause yellowing, stunt growth and   reduce yields. Identification – Most Common Species Twospotted

Aphids by Marcie Crockett Aphids (Figure1) are soft-bodied insects that use their piercing sucking mouthparts   to feed on plant sap. They usually occur in colonies on the undersides of leaves   and on tender terminal growth. Heavily infested leaves can wilt