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Be Safe From Insects In Recreation Areas
The publication discusses the use of insect repellents and space spray to provide protection from biting insects. 8 pp. Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations.

Celery and Carrot Insect Pests

Cooperative Extension Service
Michigan State University
Extension Bulletin e970.

Donald Cress and Arthur Wells; Ed Grafius
Department of Entomology

This publication provides information on insect that effect celery and carrots.

Issued February 1977 (Fil. 1)
Issued September 1984 (Fil. 2)
Issued July 1993 (Fil. 3)

2 pages

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations. For current recommendations contact your local Extension office. Michigan Offices.



Common Asparagus Pests

Cooperative Extension Service
Michigan State University
Extension Bulletin e959.

A.R. Putnam, Department of Horticulture
R. Stuckey, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology
M.L. Lacy, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology
D.C. Cress Department of Entomology
G.W. Bird, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology
M.J. Dover, Department of Entomology

This publication provides information on how to identify common asparagus pests.

Issued May 1976 (Fil. 1)
Issued May 1983 (Fil. 2)

4 pages

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations. For current recommendations contact your local Extension office. Michigan Offices.



Common Forest Insects

Listing and description of common forest insects. Sections include defoliators, bark beetles, terminal feeders, sucking insects, etc. 4 pp.



Common Fruit Insects

Photographs of insects that commonly attack fruit.

From the MSU Blueberry AgNIC site.



Common Tree Fruit Insects
Description of common tree fruit insects. Includes descriptions and pictures of Apple, Blueberry and Cherry Maggots, Tarnished Plant Bug, Codling Moth, Redbanded Leafroller, Oriental Fruit Moth and Peachtree Borer.

Controlling Insects and Mites on Beef and Dairy Cattle

The most effective methods for controlling and reducing insects and mites on your beef and/or dairy cattle. 9 pp.

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations.For current recommendations contact your local Extension office. Michigan Offices.

Previous versions:

Donald C. Cress, Extension Specialist in Entomology
Issued May 1971 (Fil. 1)
Issued March 1972 (Fil. 2)
Issued February 1973(Fil. 3)

 



Controlling Mites and Insects of Beef Cattle

Cooperative Extension Service
Michigan State University
Extension Bulletin E467

Ray L. Janes, Arthur Wells, Department of Entomology
Issued October 1964  6 pages  (Fil. 1) 

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations.  For current recommendations contact your local Extension Office.



Controlling Wasps
The publication describes common types of wasps and hornets and their life cycles. Control measures for various situations are provided. Pesticide recommendations are out of date and should not be used. 8 pp. Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations.

Cover Crop Choices for Michigan

Cover crops have many purposes, Nitrogen management, Erosion control,  mproving soil quality, Weed suppression, Insect management, Pastures, Cover crops can be established in several ways, Overseeding, Frost seeding, Drilling and planting, Aerial or highboy seeding, Managing cover crops, Identifying the best time and place for a cover crop, Cover crop solutions for challenging situations, Short time before primary crop is planted to establish a cover crop, Insufficient water, growing cover crops under cold conditions, Intermittently flooded or saturated soil, Soil pH that is too acid or too alkaline, Degraded soil that is low in fertility and organic matter

4 pages



Cucumber, Melon, Squash, and Pumpkin Insect Pests

Cooperative Extension Service
Michigan State University
Extension Bulletin e969.

Donald Cress and Arthur Wells; Ed Grafius and Roger Hoopingarner
Department of Entomology

This publication provides information on insect that effect cucumbers, melons, squash, and pumpkins.

Issued February 1977 (Fil. 1)
Issued September 1984 (Fil. 2)
Issued July 1993 (Fil. 3)

2 pages

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations. For current recommendations contact your local Extension office. Michigan Offices.



Fruit Insects

Links to color photographs of various fruit insects.

From the MSU Cherries AgNIC site.



How to Make Insect Collections

Cooperative Extension Service
Michigan State University
Extension Bulletin e254

Walter F. Morofsky, Entomology
Issued  March 1944   12 pages   (Fil. 1) 

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations.  For current recommendations contact your local Extension Office.
 



Insect Sweepnet-Construction and Use

Cooperative Extension Service
Michigan State University
Extension Bulletin e986.

Robert F. Ruppel Department of Entomology
Samuel J. Jennings Department of Entomology

This publication discusses the use of insect sweepnet in determining the number of insect in alfalfa fields.

Issued June 1976 (Fil. 1)

2 pages

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations. For current recommendations, contact your local county Extension office. Michigan Offices.



Insect, Nematode, and Disease Control in Michigan Field Crops

Current Version

With information on biology, damage, sampling, thresholds, non-chemical control options, and pesticides registered for common field crops insects, nematodes and diseases in Michigan.   (File 1)

This publication is available from the MSU Extension Bookstore

Previous Versions

2006 Field Crops version (File 2)

Archived copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations.  For current recommendations contact your local Extension office. Michigan Offices



Lawn Insects: How to Control Them
A comprehensive guide for controlling insects in lawns. However, many of the pesticide recommendations are no longer current. The publication includes a number of line drawings and photographs of common lawn insects. Revised. 21 pp. Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations.

Lettuce and Onion Insect Pests

Cooperative Extension Service
Michigan State University
Extension Bulletin e972.

Donald Cress and Arthur Wells; Ed Grafius
Department of Entomology

This publication provides information on insect that effect lettuce and onions.

Issued February 1977 (Fil. 1)
Issued September 1984 (Fil. 2)

2 pages

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations. For current recommendations contact your local Extension office. Michigan Offices.



Management of Biting Insects in Recreation Areas

Information for owners and operators of recreation areas on how to control biting insect problems to reduce the annoyance, inconvenience and health hazards caused by biting flies, ticks and mosquitoes. 17 pp.

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations.For current recommendations contact your local Extension office. Michigan Offices.

Previous versions:

H.D. Newson, Department of Entomology
Issued May 1971 (Fil. 1)
Issued October 1978 (Fil. 2)

 



Potato Insect Pests

Cooperative Extension Service
Michigan State University
Extension Bulletin e965.

Donald Cress and Arthur Wells, Ed Grafius; Department of Entomology

This publication provides information on pests that effect potatoes.

Issued May 1976 (Fil. 1)
Issued June 1979 (Fil. 2)
Issued September 1984 (Fil. 3)
Issued July1993 (Fil. 4)


2 pages

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations. For current recommendations contact your local Extension office. Michigan Offices.



Protecting Sugar Beets from Insects and Nematodes

Cooperative Extension Service
Michigan State University
Extension Bulletin e1195

Robert F. Ruppel, Thomas A Dudek, George W. Bird, Entomology and Plant Pathology
Issued March 1978 8 pages (Fil. 1)

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations. For current recommendations contact your local Extension office.



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