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    • Bed Bugs (Spanish) 

      Howell Jr., Harry N. (2002-01-18)
      Bed bugs infest beds, bedding and furniture and feed on the blood of humans. This publication explains how to identify bed bugs, how to locate infestations and how to control these pests.
    • Biological Control of Saltcedar 

      Knutson, Allen E.; DeLoach, C. Jack; Muegge, Mark A. (2003-10-21)
      Saltcedar is an exotic shrub or small tree that has spread throughout the rivers, streams and lakes of west and southwest Texas and other areas of the western United States. This brochure explains an effort to introduce ...
    • 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 ...
    • Carpenter Ants 

      Gold, Roger E.; Glenn, Grady J.; Brown, Elizabeth (Texas Cooperative Extension, Texas A&M University System, 2006-08-07)
      This publication shows how homeowners can minimize damage from carpenter ants. It explains how to identify the ants, recognize their nest site preferences, and take proper preventive and control measures.
    • Chiggers 

      Moore, Glen C.; Merchant, Michael E. (2005-11-04)
      This publication explains how to identify and avoid chiggers and treat chigger bites.
    • Choosing and Using Insect Repellents (Spanish) 

      Schoessow, Courtney (2007-10-08)
      Mosquitoes and other insects can be a problem after a storm. Mosquitoes breed in flooded areas where there is standing water. This publication offers tips on using insect repellents to help protect you from biting insects.
    • Controlling Blow Flies 

      Tomberlin, Jeffery K. (2005-10-05)
      Blow flies lay their eggs on animal remains and can spread disease. To control blow flies, it is important to remove dead animals and dispose of them properly, and to use effective insecticides when necessary.
    • Controlling Blow Flies (Spanish) 

      Tomberlin, Jeffery K. (2007-10-08)
      Blow flies lay their eggs on animal remains and can spread disease. To control blow flies, it is important to remove dead animals and dispose of them properly, and to use effective insecticides when necessary.
    • Controlling Fleas 

      Merchant, Michael E.; Robinson, James V. (2006-12-18)
      Fleas can be a problem for pets and their owners. This publication offers information about the flea life cycle, and tips on treating pets and homes effectively. For best results, flea control should begin before the problem ...
    • Controlling Houseflies (Spanish) 

      Tomberlin, Jeffery K. (2007-10-08)
      Houseflies can be a particular problem after a disaster, because they lay eggs and develop on rotting organic matter. This publication explains how to suppress housefly populations around homes and businesses.
    • 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 ...
    • Endopolyploidy Changes with Age-Related Polyethism in the Honey Bee, Apis mellifera 

      Rangel, Juliana; Strauss, Kim; Seedorf, Kaileah; Hjelmen, Carl E.; Johnston, J. Spencer (PLOS, 2015-04-16)
      Honey bees (Apis mellifera) exhibit age polyethism, whereby female workers assume increasingly complex colony tasks as they age. While changes in DNA methylation accompany age polyethism, other DNA modifications accompanying ...
    • 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, ...
    • Flea Control (Spanish) 

      Merchant, Michael E. (2002-08-23)
      This publication will help you identify fleas and learn their behaviors and potential dangers to pets and humans. Included are methods for controlling fleas indoors and out.
    • 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. ...
    • Growth, Development, and Vertebrate and Invertebrate Herbivory of the Federally Endangered Spiranthes parksii Correll and Sympatric Congener Spiranthes cernua 

      Nally, Deseri Dawn (2016-11-09)
      ABSTRACT Spiranthes parksii Correll, a terrestrial orchid protected under the Endangered Species Act, and its congener Spiranthes cernua (L.) Rich, were studied in the Post Oak Savanna Ecoregion of Central Texas in 2014 ...
    • Honey 

      Extension Food and Nutrition Specialists (1999-08-12)
      The process by which flower nectar and pollen become honey in the bee hive is explained, along with the food value of honey and methods of preserving it for best flavor. A chart provides honey equivalents of corn syrup or ...
    • 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 ...
    • How to Control Ants at Home (Spanish) 

      Merchant, Michael E. (2002-08-23)
      This publication shows how homeowners can control ants. It explains how to keep ants away from your home, find their nest sites, and take safe control measures.
    • Human Lice 

      Moore, Glen C.; Olson, Jimmy K. (2006-06-26)
      The three kinds of human lice (head lice, body lice, and pubic or crab lice) are described in this publication. There are guidelines for identifying lice and helpful instructions for preventing and controlling lice infestations.