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Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

1986

Pests

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G86-792 Spiders, David L. Keith, Stephen D. Danielson, Timothy P. Miller Jan 1986

G86-792 Spiders, David L. Keith, Stephen D. Danielson, Timothy P. Miller

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide describes the most common species of spiders found in Nebraska, including the black widow and brown recluse, and how to control them.

General Description and Habits

Spiders can be distinguished easily from insects. All spiders have two major body regions and four pair of legs; insects have three body regions and three pair of legs. Spiders vary widely in color, shape, size, and habits. All produce venom that is poisonous to their normal prey. Few spiders are considered dangerous to humans, however. These animals are predacious by nature and use their venom, which is injected through hollow fangs ...


G86-790 Fumigating Farm-Stored Grain With Aluminum Phosphide (Revised May 1998), Clyde Ogg, David L. Keith Jan 1986

G86-790 Fumigating Farm-Stored Grain With Aluminum Phosphide (Revised May 1998), Clyde Ogg, David L. Keith

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide provides step-by-step instructions for fumigating stored grain on the farm with aluminum phosphide.

Fumigants act on all insect life stages. They control pests by diffusing through the air spaces between grain kernels as well as into the kernel itself. Fumigants are able to penetrate into places that are inaccessible to insecticide sprays or dusts.

Regardless of formulation, all fumigants are poisonous and toxic to humans and other warm-blooded animals as well as to insects and other pests. Because fumigant chemicals are highly toxic and hazardous to use, they are Restricted Use pesticides. They can only be used by ...


G86-789 Human Lice And Their Control, Shripat T. Kamble, David L. Keith, Wayne L. Kramer Jan 1986

G86-789 Human Lice And Their Control, Shripat T. Kamble, David L. Keith, Wayne L. Kramer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide includes information on biology and control of three species of lice that infest humans.

Pediculosis (lice infestation) in humans has been known since ancient times. Three types of lice that infest humans: 1) head lice, 2) body lice, and 3) crab or pubic lice.

Lice are small, flat, dirty white to grayish black, wingless insects. Their legs are short and stout, with a large claw on each leg for grasping and holding onto hair. Lice have piercing and sucking mouth parts. These insects are blood feeders and require close contact with human hosts.


Ex86-1549 Stinging And Biting Pests Jan 1986

Ex86-1549 Stinging And Biting Pests

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This one-page, four-color extension circular displays photos of the following stinging and biting pests: deer fly, brown recluse spider, American dog tick, mosquito, wheel bug, black widow spider, lo moth larva, yellow jacket, sweat bee, honey bee, and the saddleback caterpillar.

It was prepared by Extension Entomologists of the North Central States in cooperation with the Federal Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.


Ec86-1538 Principal Stored Grain Insects Jan 1986

Ec86-1538 Principal Stored Grain Insects

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This one-page extension circular displays pictures of the following grain insects: Granary weevil, Saw-toothed grain beetle, Red flour beetle, Larger cabinet beetle, Lesser grain borer, Rice weevil, Indian-meal moth, Cadelle, Flat grain beetle, and Angoumois grain moth. Some of these stored grain insects are also kitchen pests.

This publication was prepared by Extension Entomologists of the North Central States in cooperation with the Federal Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.


Ec86-1548 Common Insect Pests Of Trees In The Great Plains, Mary Ellen Dix, Judith E. Pasek, Mark O. Harrell, Frederick P. Baxendale Jan 1986

Ec86-1548 Common Insect Pests Of Trees In The Great Plains, Mary Ellen Dix, Judith E. Pasek, Mark O. Harrell, Frederick P. Baxendale

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication was developed by entomologists on the Pest Management Task Force of the Great Plains Agricultural Council Forestry Committee to provide the public and professionals with information needed to identify and manage common insect pests of trees in the Great Plains. It is designed for those with no formal training in entomology and is not intended to summarize everything known about a particular insect.


Ec86-1540 Common Tree And Shrubs Pests Jan 1986

Ec86-1540 Common Tree And Shrubs Pests

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 4-color extension circular was prepared by Extension entomologists of the North Central State in cooperation with the Federal Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. This publication shows the following insects:

1. Oystershell scale
2. Maple bladder gall
3. Flatheaded borer
4. Aphid
5. Pine needle scale
6. Bagworm
7. Smaller European elm bark beetle
8. Elm leaf beetle and larvae
9. Eastern tent caterpillar
10. Yellow-necked caterpillar
11. Spruce mite


Ec86-1539 Common Household Pests Jan 1986

Ec86-1539 Common Household Pests

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 4-color extension circular was prepared by Extension entomologists of the North Central States in cooperation with the Federal Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. This publications shows the following insects:

1. Oriential cockroach 2. American cockroach
3. German cockroach
4. Brown-banded cockroach
5. House fly
6. Black carpet beetle
7. Webbing clothes moth
8. Silverfish
9. Flea
10. Brown dog tick
11. Pavement ant
12. Subterranean termite
13. Powder-post beetle
14. Carpenter ant
15. Boxelder bug