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2014-11-20 23:03:43

The Weed Science Society of America announces the upcoming annual meetings of the WSSA and its sister regional organizations.

2014-10-20 23:01:46

The Weed Science Society of America has announced that the slides and webcast of the September scientific summit on herbicide resistance will be available for free online.

2014-10-08 23:02:41

The Weed Science Society of America has issued a new fact sheet to uproot common misconceptions about "superweeds".

2014-09-29 23:03:36

A study featured in the journal Weed Technology tested the seed retention of four dominant weed species plaguing Australian crop production.

2014-07-30 23:03:26

The Weed Science Society of America has announced the release of three new education modules on herbicide resistance in weeds.

2014-05-19 23:02:50

The Grounds Guys created a list of four “Ws” that can ruin a summer garden. Waco, TX (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 It is garden season and everyone can use

2014-05-08 23:01:40

The journal Weed Science presents research on the impact a single herbicide-resistant weed can have on crop production.

2014-05-05 08:25:45

Weed Scouting Tool Assists Agricultural Producers Identify and Catalog Weeds ST.

2014-03-27 23:30:48

Norway Gardens is committed to helping their customers find success in their gardening endeavors.

2014-02-10 23:01:30

The Weed Science Society of America discusses the upcoming National Invasive Species Awareness Week (February 23-28) and identifies ways individuals can prevent the spread of invasive plants.


Latest Garden pests Reference Libraries

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2005-09-09 07:49:22

PHOTO CAPTION: The common asparagus beetle Crioceris asparagi is an important pest of asparagus crops. Photo by Keith Edkins 2003 The Common Asparagus Beetle (Crioceris asparagi) is an chief pest of Asparagus crops both in Europe and in North America; asparagus is its only food plant. The adult beetles and the larvae strip the needle-like leaves off the asparagus fronds which deprives the plants of the ability to build food reserves for future years. They also damage the shoots, thereby...

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2005-09-07 20:31:53

The Japanese Beetle (Popillia japonica) is a beetle about 0.6 inches (1.5 cm) long and 0.4 inches (1 cm) wide (smaller in Canada), with shiny copper-colored elytra and a shiny green top of the thorax and head. Although it is not very destructive in Japan, where it is controlled by natural enemies, in America it is a serious pest to rose bushes and other plants. It is a weak flyer and drops several centimeters when it hits a wall. Japanese Beetle traps therefore consist of a pair of crossed...

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  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
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