Resources for Plants, Soils, & Entomology

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Cabbage Webworm Mar 18, 2019 2811-1022 (ENTO-313NP)
Virginia Master Naturalist, Basic Training Course, Botany (Introductory Version)
Plants can be defined as multicellular photosynthetic organisms with reproductive structures that are more complex than single cells. By this definition, algae are not considered plants because they are either unicellular or their reproductive structures are essentially unicellular, and fungi, too, are excluded because they are not photosynthetic.
Jul 19, 2019 ANR-12NP (CNRE-63NP)
Best Management Practices for Spotted Lanternfly in Yards and Landscapes Dec 17, 2019 ENTO-344NP
Spiders of Medical Concern in Virginia
Several species of spiders found in Virginia have fearsome reputations for giving painful bites resulting in life-threating complications.
Feb 10, 2020 ENTO-73NP (ENTO-346NP)
Stinging Caterpillars: Slug Caterpillars and Flannel Moths
Slug caterpillars in the family Limacodidae move with a slow gliding motion rather than walking, much like a slug. Some slug caterpillars are brightly colored with bumps, protuberances, or appendages.
Mar 18, 2020 ENTO-75NP (ENTO-347NP)
Emerald Ash Borer: Options for Landowners
Emerald ash borer (EAB) is found in all regions of Virginia. Some areas have established populations with a high level of ash tree mortality and other areas are seeing it for the first time. With a wider spread of infestation many homeowners are seeking methods to protect their ash trees.
Dec 17, 2019 ENTO-76NP (ENTO-343NP)
Identification and Life Cycle of Spotted Lanternfly in Virginia Mar 18, 2022 ENTO-268NP (ENTO-494NP)
Riesgo de enfermedades transmitidas por garrapatas en Virginia Jul 11, 2022 ENTO-510NP