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    • Aphids in Texas Landscapes. 

      Drees, Bastiaan M. (Texas Agricultural Extension Service, 1996)
    • Bagworms 

      Drees, Bastiaan M. (2008-07-02)
      Bagworms are a pest of evergreens and many broadleaved plants. If left unchecked, they can completely defoliate trees and shrubs. This publication explains how to identify the various bagworm species in Texas and how to ...
    • Butterfly Gardening in Texas 

      Drees, Bastiaan M.; Jackman, John A. (1999-07-14)
      This two-poster set features dramatic photographs of butterflies, caterpillars and plants that attract them. These decorative posters provide information on how to raise caterpillars and attract butterflies to a home garden. ...
    • Effects of red imported fire ants on songbird nest survival 

      Campomizzi, Andrew J. (2009-05-15)
      Invasive species are often implicated in population declines of native species through competition and predation. Red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta) predation of songbird nestlings and eggs has been documented. I ...
    • Fire Ant Control: The Two-Step Method and Other Approaches 

      Drees, Bastiaan M.; Schofield, Kimberly; Brown, Elizabeth; Nester, Paul; Keck, Molly; Flanders, K. (2008-03-27)
      There may not be one "best way to control fire ants, but this publication can help you find the most cost-effective and environmentally sound method for each situation. It includes information on fire ant identification, ...
    • Fire Ants and Their Control. 

      Hamman, Philip J.; Drees, Bastiaan M.; Vinson, S. Bradleigh (Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1986)
    • Fire Ants and Their Management. 

      Drees, Bastiaan M.; Vinson, S. Bradleigh (Texas Agricultural Extension Service, 1993)
    • Florida Wax Scales: Control Measures in Texas for Hollies 

      Drees, Bastiaan M.; Reinert, James; Williams, Michael L. (2006-11-30)
      This publication explains how to control Florida wax scales, which have begun attacking hollies in Texas. 6 pp., 4 photos
    • Gall-Making Insects and Mites 

      Bogran, Carlos E.; Drees, Bastiaan M.; Hudgeons, Jeremy L. (2006-03-30)
      Galls are abnormal swellings of plant tissue caused by insects, bacteria, fungi, mites or nematodes. Insects that cause galls include certain moth caterpillars, beetles, flies, jumping plant lice, aphids and small wasps. ...
    • Houston, We Have a Problem: Rasberry Crazy Ants 

      Drees, Bastiaan M. (2009-03-15)
      Since first discovered in Pasadena in 2002 by pest control operator Tom Rasberry, Rasberry crazy ants have spread to 11 southeast Texas counties. Here are facts about these ants, with information for the public about what ...
    • Integrated Pest Management of Texas Turfgrass. 

      Drees, Bastiaan M.; McIlveen, Garland; Crocker, Robert L.; Allen, Charles; Merchant, Mike; Reinert, James (Texas Agricultural Extension Service, 1993)
    • Management of Imported Fire Ants in Cattle Production Systems 

      Fuchs, Thomas W.; Drees, Bastiaan M. (2004-03-31)
      This publication can help ranch managers develop integrated pest management plans for managing fire ant problems in cattle operations. It covers the specifics of managing fire ants in hay pastures and rangelands, around ...
    • Managing Household Ant Pests 

      Drees, Bastiaan M. (2005-12-02)
      Learning to identify pest ants, understanding their biology and knowing control alternatives will ensure success in combating them. This publication explains how to distinguish winged ants from termites, how to identify ...
    • Managing Imported Fire Ants in Urban Areas 

      Drees, Bastiaan M. (2006-08-17)
      The imported fire ant is found in much of Texas and across the southeastern U.S. This publication describes options for managing the pest in specific locations such as home lawns, gardens and buildings. Other topics include ...
    • Managing Insect and Mite Pests of Crops and Livestock. 

      Drees, Bastiaan M. (Texas Agricultural Extension Service, 1989)
    • Managing Insect Pests of Cacti and Other Succulents in Water-Efficient Landscapes 

      Drees, Bastiaan M. (2008-11-06)
      Cacti and other succulents are popular landscape plants, especially where water is scarce. But a number of native and exotic pests can make it difficult to grow them. Learn how to identify and manage twelve insect pests ...
    • Managing Insects and Related Pests of Roses 

      Drees, Bastiaan M.; Pemberton, Brent; Cole, Charles L. (1999-07-12)
      Both sucking and chewing insects attack roses. This publication provides information on damage symptoms and control measures for common insects. Cultural and chemical insect control methods are discussed.
    • Managing Red Imported Fire Ants in Agriculture. 

      Drees, Bastiaan M.; Barr, Charles L.; Shanklin, Donna R.; Pollet, Dale K.; Flanders, Kathy; Sparks, Beverly (Texas Agricultural Extension Service, 1998)
    • Managing Soybean Insects. 

      Drees, Bastiaan M.; Way, Michael O. (Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1988)
    • Oak Leaf Roller and Springtime Defoliation of Live Oak Trees 

      Drees, Bastiaan M. (2004-03-26)
      This publication explains how to minimize damage to live oak trees by the oak leaf roller and an associated caterpillar species, which occur throughout Texas but are most damaging in the Hill Country and South Texas.