Publications

Mosquito Biology and Behavior
(C 1155)
This circular provides concise and accurate information describing mosquito biology and behavior.The publication describes the history of mosquitoes in Georgia and ways to prevent mosquito-borne diseases. Mosquitoes affect a large segment of the public, and mosquito control is most efficiently conducted in an integrated manner. This information will help homeowners address mosquito problems on their own property and provide insight into the intricacies of larger, community-based control programs.
Best Management Practices of Integrated Mosquito Management
(C 1154)
This circular provides a basic summary of the best management practices of integrated mosquito management. These practices begin with education and communication and progress through surveillance, source reduction, larviciding, and adulticiding. The circular presents guidelines that communities can use to help develop the most effective mosquito management program possible with the resources available. Using these practices will help to minimize pesticide exposure to pollinators and other non-target pests
Sod Webworms: Biology and Management in Turfgrass
(C 1156)
Sod webworms are a serious pest of turfgrass in Georgia. There is limited information available to the green industry and the public about the general biology, ecology, and management of this pest. This publication includes photos of sod webworms, their life cycle, and management options so that landscape industry professionals and homeowners can learn about the pest sufficiently to manage it.
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