Bedbugs and what you can and can’t do about them

Phil Pellitteri, UW-Extension Insect Diagnostician UW Insect Diagnostic Lab Department of Entomology College of Agricultural and Life Sciences pellitte@entomology.wisc.edu (608) 262-6510 Time – 3:09 0:18 – What bed bugs are 0:33 – What makes bed bugs so annoying 1:00 – How the bed bug situation has changed 1:27 – Life cycle of the bed bug […]

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Managing the Christmas tree “Grinch grub”

Chris Williamson, UW-Extension entomologist Department of Entomology UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences rcwillie@entomology.wisc.edu Phone (608) 262-4608 3:00 – Total time 0:18 – Christmas trees in Wisconsin 1:01 – The “Grinch Grub” 1:32 – What the grub does to Christmas trees 2:10 – Grub problem in the state 2:24 – Economic affect on Christmas […]

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Lyme disease increases as deer tick spread

Phil Pellitteri, UW Insect Diagnostic Lab Department of Entomology College of Agricultural and Life Sciences pellitte@entomology.wisc.edu (608) 262-6510 Lyme disease increases as deer tick spread Time – 2:57 0:19 – Ticks and lyme disease spread 0:58 – Why the tick and disease are spreading 1:26 – Advice for people to avoid Lyme disease 2:19 – […]

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Insect diseases provide natural control

Phil Pellitteri, Director UW-Madison Insect Diagnostic Lab Department of Entomology College of Agricultural and Life Sciences pellitte@entomology.wisc.edu (608) 262-6510 Time – 3:04 0:21 – Fungus hits gypsy moth, alfalfa weevil 1:11 – Value of understanding natural controls 1:46 – Common household insects affected 2:17 – Commercial application of insect disease 2:53 Lead out ### phil_pellitteri_insect_diseases.mp3 […]

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