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    • Animal Laboratory 

      College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
      Institute of comparative Medicine. Over 100 diseases are known to be transmissable between man & animal. Through the study of these diseases are we able to recognize the link between our own health and that of animals.
    • Aphids on Cruciferous Crops: Identification and Management 

      Liu, Tong-Xian; Sparks Jr., Alton N. (2001-08-10)
      At least five species of aphids attack cruciferous crops (cabbage, collards, cauliflower, broccoli, kale and others). This publication explains the characteristics that can help producers identify aphids and the damage ...
    • Aquatic Animal Sample Collection 

      Reagan, Ronda
      Tom Bullinton & Bill Wardel (man with beard), are collecting samples from Galveston Bay for disease investigations in the aquatic animal medicine program at Texas A&M.
    • Bacterial Fruit Blotch of Watermelon 

      Isakeit, Thomas (1999-06-28)
      Bacterial fruit blotch is a disease occurring sporadically in almost all areas of Texas where watermelons are grown. This publication discusses symptoms, diagnosis and disease development and management.
    • 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 ...
    • Ball Moss 

      Crow, William T. (2000-04-18)
      Ball moss is a bromeliad that grows on trees. It is not a parasite and does not take nutrients from trees. It can be controlled, if desired, by mechanical removal or by applying fungicides that contain copper.
    • Broadcast Baits for Fire Ant Control 

      Barr, Charles L. (2005-10-17)
      This guide addresses common questions from both consumers and professional pesticide applicators about using broadcast baits to control fire ants. It covers bait basics, treatment method choices, applicator and environmental ...
    • 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. ...
    • Centipedes and Millipedes 

      Brown, Wizzie (2004-09-17)
      Centipedes and millipedes are not usually considered to be destructive pests. However, centipedes will bite, and millipedes give off a repugnant odor when handled. This publication lists many ways to control these pests ...
    • Chemicals for Plant Disease Control at Home 

      Ong, Kevin (2007-10-30)
      This publication helps retailers and consumers identify products that control plant diseases. To clear up confusion about the names of the chemicals, the publication cross-references their common names with their chemical ...
    • Chiggers 

      Moore, Glen C.; Merchant, Michael E. (2005-11-04)
      This publication explains how to identify and avoid chiggers and treat chigger bites.
    • Chinch Bugs in St. Augustine Lawns 

      Merchant, Michael E.; Mott, Dale (2006-10-17)
      Chinch bugs can be extremely damaging to home lawns. Their feeding causes small yellow or brown areas in lawns. Chinch bugs can usually be seen on careful inspection of the soil surface. Insecticides provide effective control.
    • Common Rose Diseases 

      Johnk, Janell (2000-01-11)
      This publication describes the symptoms and management of the common rose diseases--black spot, powdery mildew and viruses. It includes a 5-step guide to healthier roses.
    • Controlling the Pecan Nut Casebearer 

      Knutson, Allen E.; Ree, Bill (2005-03-31)
      One of the most important nut-infesting pests of pecan is the pecan nut casebearer. This publication describes the casebearer and its seasonal cycle, and offers advice on scouting, trapping, insecticide selection, and ...
    • Controlling the Pecan Nut Casebearer (Spanish) 

      Knutson, Allen E.; Ree, Bill (2001-04-11)
      One of the most important nut-infesting pests of pecan is the pecan nut casebearer. This publication describes the casebearer and its seasonal cycle, and offers advice on scouting, trapping, insecticide selection, and ...
    • Controlling the Pecan Weevil 

      Ree, Bill; Knutson, Allen E.; Harris, Marvin (2005-04-05)
      The pecan weevil is a key pest of pecan in portions of Texas. This publication discusses the biology of the pest and how to use integrated pest management practices for control. Photographs illustrate adult and larval ...
    • Elm Leaf Beetle 

      Patrick, Carl D. (2002-05-22)
      Elm leaf beetles damage all varieties of elm trees. Learn how to identify this insect and understand its biology and life cycle. There are suggestions for controlling elm leaf beetles, as well as a table of insecticides ...
    • Entomosporium Leafspot of Photinia and Indian Hawthorn 

      Ong, Kevin (2003-03-12)
      This leaflet describes the fungus Entomosporium, which attacks photinia and Indian hawthorn plants. The publication describes the disease cycle and recommends cultural practices to control and treat the disease.
    • Fall Webworm 

      Ree, Bill (2004-10-08)
      The fall webworm is a common pest of trees and shrubs. This insect produces unsightly webs, and repeated infestations can damage plants. Control methods are most successful when one understands the pest's life cycle. This ...
    • Fighting 21st Century Diseases Through Vaccine Diplomacy 

      Hotez, Peter (2016-03-22)
      Dr. Peter Hotez discusses the future of medicine and technology in the face of new and developing diseases. He looks at recent pandemics and outbreaks and discusses how vaccine diplomacy can change the world.