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25929
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In 1972 the US Department of Agriculture intercepted aout 40,000 major plant pests at US ports of entry, setting a new record and keeping US agriculture and lifestock safe from potentially serious diseases and high costs of eradication.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 16 Issue 2, Spring 1973, p11
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26455
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When people experience wildlife problems in or around their homes, they have several options. To trap animals themselves, they need a permit from the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. Otherwise, they can contact a pest control operator or wildlife damage control specialist to solve the problem.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 39 Issue 40(1), Jan/Feb 1992, p13-14
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26931
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The most satisfactory way to deal with mosquitos, gnats, biting flies, ticks, and mites during the North Carolina summer is to make yourself as unattractive as possible. DEET is the best insect repellent and proper clothing protects bare skin from insect bites. To treat bites, use Campho-Phenique as an itch-reliever and an antiseptic.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 29 Issue 8, Aug 1982, p3, il
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26852
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Millions of Gypsy Moth caterpillars have infested the state, defoliating thousands of acres of trees. A new biologically safe method of control, called Bag-A-Bug Gypsy Moth traps can now be used to attract the males after they pupate into moths but before they can mate.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 10, Oct 1981, p2, il
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28329
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Aphids are common, widespread pests of lettuce crops that can difficult to control using organic methods. Romaine lettuce grown at Warren Wilson College, North Carolina were sprayed with two homemade sprays (garlic and habanero) and the commercial Safer soap to control aphids. A comparison between the sprays show that garlic spray is the most efficient control agent for aphids.
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31552
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In 1892, the boll weevil migrated into the United States from Mexico and infested the nation’s cotton industries. For North Carolina cotton farmers, efforts to eradicate the boll weevil with insect control and pesticides are getting more expensive and difficult each year. A three-year weevil eradication experiment is being conducted in Halifax, Edgecombe and Northampton counties to seek a dependable method of eradicating the boll weevil.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 11 Issue 7, July 1979, p14-16, il, por Periodical Website
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34809
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Bacterial spot and bacterial speck have both become large issues for many regions across North and South Carolina. It mostly materializes on tomato plants but can also spread to peppers and eggplants if not properly treated. Spraying and planting in pots can help deter bacterial rot in plants.
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