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    • Fall Armyworm 

      Muka, A. A. (New York State IPM Program, 1983)
      The fall armyworm is a resident of the southern United States, the tropics of Central, and South America, and some of the islands of the West Indies. It survives the winter only in the warm Gulf Coast areas of the southern ...
    • Fall Season Pest Management Opportunities 

      Waldron, J. Keith (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1995)
      Advice about field crop records that may help enhance crop performance and pay dividends next season.
    • False Codling Moth 

      Carroll, Juliet; Marks, Michelle (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Increased global trade facilitates the movement of invasive pests like the false codling moth. Native to sub-Saharan Africa, false codling moth can be transported to the U.S. via cargo and passenger luggage—the transport ...
    • Fanleaf degeneration/decline disease of grapevines 

      Oliver, Jonathan E.; Fuchs, Marc F. (New York State IPM Program, 2011)
      Fanleaf degeneration/decline disease is one of the most severe viral disease complexes of grapevine worldwide. It is also one of the oldest known viral diseases of Vitis vinifera with descriptions of symptoms being reported ...
    • Fear as a Biological Control? How Scaring Farm and Garden Pests Could Lessen Plant Damage 

      Aflitto, Nicholas; Thaler, Jennifer (New York State IPM Program, 2016)
      For many of us the threats of predators — lions and bears, say — are long gone. Yet most animals face these pressures on a daily basis. The common pests in your garden or farm are no exception. Simply the threat of predation ...
    • Fir Broom Rust 

      Eshenaur, Brian; Lamb, Elizabeth (New York State IPM Program, 2013)
      Over the past few years fir broom rust has become a problem for some Christmas tree growers in Upstate New York. As the acreages of Fraser and other firs increase we are likely to see more of this disease. In the worst ...
    • Fire Blight 

      Wallis, Anna; Carroll, Juliet; Cox, Kerik (New York State IPM Program, 2020)
      Fire blight, caused by the bacterium Erwinia amylovora, is one of the most destructive diseases in apple and pear production. Fire blight can infect other members of the rose family including quince, juneberry, hawthorne, ...
    • Flea Beetle Pests of Vegetables 

      Hoffmann, Michael; Hoebeke, Richard; Dillard, Helene R. (New York State IPM Program, 1999)
      Flea beetles are common pests and frequently do serious damage to vegetable crops. Excessive feeding damage by flea beetles can stress and kill young plants. On maturing crops, feeding may scar leaves or fruit, resulting ...
    • Flightless Leaping Ectoparasitic Arthropods = FLEAs 

      Alpert, Gary; Frye, Matthew (New York State IPM Program, 2015)
      Adult fleas are biting insects that feed on warm-blooded animals. Worldwide, approximately 2,500 species of fleas have been identified, seven of which can affect human health. The cat flea is the most commonly observed ...
    • Forest Pest Handbook 

      Lamb, Elizabeth; Lerner, Jennifer Stengle (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2018)
      Basic information on disease and insect pests of forest trees.
    • Found a Cockroach? (Saw a GAZILLION?) 

      Sharpe, Kathleen; Shulz, Jill; Koplinka-Loehr, Carrie (New York State IPM Program, 2000)
      A brochure describing how to identify types of cockroaches and how to prevent them from entering and living in homes and other buildings.
    • Fruit Rots of Squash and Pumpkins 

      Zitter, Thomas A. (New York State IPM Program, 1992)
      Squash and pumpkins are commonly grown in the Northeast by home gardeners as well as by commercial farmers for fresh market sales, for freezing and canning, or for Halloween and decorative purposes. Squash can be eaten ...
    • Fusarium Diseases of Cucurbits 

      Zitter, Thomas A. (New York State IPM Program, 1998)
      The fungal genus Fusarium causes several diseases on plants known as cucurbits, which belong to the family Cucurbitaceae. Some species of Fusaria are responsible for vascular wilts, such as the crop-specific disease Fusarium ...
    • Fusarium Yellows of Cabbage and Related Crops 

      Sherf, Arden (New York State IPM Program, 1979)
      Yellows or fusarium wilt of cabbage has been known in New York since 1899 when it was found first in the Hudson Valley. It now occurs in all states where cabbage is grown in warm seasons. Yellows is no problem in the ...
    • Garlic & Garlic Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Garlic is a food crop with documented therapeutic and pesticidal effects. It has been long-recognized as a bactericide due to the effects of a variety of sulfur-containing compounds with strong biological activity. These ...
    • Geese on School Grounds 

      Braband, Lynn (New York State IPM Program, 2016)
      Although beautiful in flight and valued as a symbol of the wild, Canada Geese (referred to hereafter simply as geese) have become an increasing issue on lawns and other open turf areas. Geese occur as subspecies and ...
    • Geraniol Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Geraniol, a naturally-occurring terpenoid found in food plants, is often used as a fragrance or ingredient in cosmetics. When used as a pesticide, it is primarily a mosquito and tick repellent, or used against mites. Most ...
    • Geranium Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Geranium oil is an essential oil primarily derived from Pelargonium graveolens, but may be extracted from other plants in the genera Geranium and Pelargonium. The oil is a mixture of various aromatics and esters. The primary ...
    • Get Rid of Carpenter Bees? Yes, Please! 

      Alpert, Gary; Frye, Matthew (New York State IPM Program, 2015)
      Carpenter bees are common spring and summer insects in the eastern United States. They are important pollinators, but can become a nuisance pest of structures.
    • Get the Bugs Out ... Safely! 

      Woodsen, Mary (New York State IPM Program, 2004)
      A brochure that describes the general mission of the NYS IPM Program