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23978
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The author presents the ten most damaging insect pests as concerns lawns and gardens in the south, including fire ants, lace bugs, stinkbugs, and slugs.
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23341
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Numerous threats, such as disease, pests, or fire, have been constant in the daily lives of Pitt County ancestors. There are reports of numerous sicknesses and epidemics over the years. The disease that probably caused the greatest fear was Small Pox. Homeopathic cures and tonics, along with family remedies, have existed for all sorts of ailments, many of which are contained in the East Carolina Manuscript Collection of East Carolina University.
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30042
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A survey of ants and cockroaches present near suburban houses was conducted in Wake County, North Carolina. Observations from trapped insects show twenty-six species of ants, and indicate that the smoky brown cockroach (Periplaneta fuliginosa) is a prevalent pest that occurs both indoors and outdoors.
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Brimleyana (NoCar QL 155 B75), Vol. Issue 17, Dec 1991, p9-16, bibl Periodical Website
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34849
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Author T. Edward Nickens discusses the prevalence of palmetto bugs in their beach house in Morehead Island. He sees them as a part of the household that guests need to learn to accept.
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36212
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An aspect of exploration that may not be included in history texts is the introduction of living things from other places into the land being explored, such as insects and plants. While they may be harmless, the author places emphasis on those considered invasive, or hitchhikers. The author noted that invasive plants and animals can inflict economic and environmental damage. Examples of invasive insects included Colorado potato beetle and Silverleaf whitefly. As for invasive plants, examples were Emerald ash borer and Crapemyrtle bark scale.
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