Welcome to Insects in the City!

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    Two 'Natchez' crape myrtles demonstrate the potential impact of bark scale on the size and number of blooms in early summer. The tree on the left was treated seven weeks earlier with the insecticide dinotefuran, the one on the right was untreated.
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    Books about insects
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    Dealing with chiggers
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    What is chikungunya and should I care?
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    You're never more than five feet from a spider
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    A styrofoam cup with dry ice placed in the center of an interceptor can enhance the effectiveness of the cup.

Whether it’s termites or fire ants, white grubs or aphids…if it’s an insect pest, we’ll try to provide you with the best in science-based, pest management solutions. Check out the F@ctSheets section for practical information on a variety of insect topics. If you’re a pest management professional, visit the Insects in the City blog for professionals to see what’s happening with pest control in Texas.