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  1. Asian Tiger Mosquito

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-87

    siphons on the larvae and the breathing trumpet on the pupa. Photo: Dave Shetlar   Figure 5: Asian tiger ... https://hgic.clemson.edu/factsheet/asian-tiger-mosquito/. Rios, Leslie, and James E. Maruniak. 2004. “Common name: Asian tiger mosquito. Scientific name: ...

  2. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    usually not a problem on rhubarb in the home garden. However, the rhubarb curculio, a rusty snout beetle ...

  3. Boxelder Bugs and Leaf-footed Bugs

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2106

    Douglas-fir, hemlock, white spruce, and various species of pine, where they use their piercing-sucking ... HYG-2106 03/09/2010 David J. Shetlar, Department of Entomology Susan C. Jones, Department of ... western pine-seed bug, belongs to a small group of true bugs called the leaf-footed bugs. As the name ...

  4. Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-44

    Lady beetles, which are sometimes called ladybugs or lady bird beetles, are familiar insects in many ... parts of the United States. Lady beetles generally are beneficial predators that consume aphids, scale ... Assembly (1). Lady beetles are also state insects for Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and ...

  5. Carpenter Bees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-2074

    the abdomen. (Photo courtesy of D.J. Shetlar, OSU Entomology.) Identification Carpenter bees are large ... Eastern species of carpenter bees prefer softwoods such as cedar, redwood, cypress, pine, and fir. The ... with bark, but they can nest in a wide variety of wood products, including fence posts, utility poles, ...

  6. Cottony Maple Scale and Its Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-62

    ENT-62 05/13/2015 David J. Shetlar and Jennifer E. Andon, Department of Entomology The cottony ... black lady beetles. The most common one, Hyperaspis signata, has a larva that looks like a mealybug. ... Both the adults and larvae enter ovisacs to feed on the egg masses. These lady beetles continue to feed ...

  7. 20 Questions on Plant Diagnosis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-3

    determining whether a plant is a pine or a spruce, determining if it is naturally variegated or deciding if it ... damage caused by Japanese beetles.  Typically, diagnostics is a process to come up with the best possible ... with only the veins remaining is relatively easy if Japanese beetles are swarming the tree. Of course, ...

  8. Improving Biomass Properties via Densification and Upgrading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6605

    (40.3) Willow [2]* 170 (10.6) 3,100 (83.2) Stacked wood – Norway spruce [5]* 310 (19.4) 6,350 (170) ... this factsheet. References Bergman, Patrick C.A. Combined torrefaction and pelletization. Petten: The ... scirp.org/journal/paperinformation.aspx?paperid=18380. Lehtikangas, Paivi. 2001. “Quality properties of pelletized sawdust, logging residues and bark ...

  9. Common Insects and Associated Pests Attacking Bedding Plants and Perennials

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-65

    ENT-65 05/13/2015 David J. Shetlar and Jennifer E. Andon, Department of Entomology Bedding plants ... leaf from Japanese beetle feeding. Notice, leaf veins are intact. Plant bug damage. Snails and Slugs ... flower bed before placing the barrier. The larvae of fireflies, ground beetles and parasitic flies also ...

  10. Protecting Pollinators While Using Pesticides

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-68

    beetles, birds, and bats are examples of common pollinators. Pollination is a crucial step in the ... flowering plants across ecosystems.  Honeybees are an example of pollinators. Photo by Dr. David Shetlar ... bee on sunflower. Photo by Dr. David Shetlar. The Ohio State University. Consider bees when treating ...

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