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Pest Management

Integrated pest management is a comprehensive strategy to keep your lawn and garden pest and disease-free. WVU Extension Service resources help in preventing, identifying and finding solutions to common gardening problems.
Asian Lady Beetles

Asian Lady Beetle

 
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Bed Bugs

 
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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

 
carpenter bee

Carpenter Bees

 
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Cicadas

 
potato bug

Colorado Potato Beetle

 
fall webworm

Fall Webworm

 
harlequin beetle

Harlequin Bug

 
japanese beetle

Japanese Beetle

 
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Pantry Pests

 
yellow poplar weevil

Poplar Tree Pests

 
slug

Slugs & Snails

 
Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila

 
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White Grub

 

Pest News

Plum curculio: a troublesome pest of tree fruits

The plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst), is an important early-season pest of tree fruits. They can cause considerable damage to apple, pear, apricot, peach, plum, nectarine, cherry and other fruits.

Adult plum curculio

Plum curculio adults are a type of weevil (or snout beetle), approximately 6 mm (¼ inch) in length with a mottled combination of brown, black and gray colors over the body. They have four small humps on their wing covers (elytra) and a characteristic curved snout (Figure 2).

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