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Citrus Pest Identification and Management Guide: Scale

*This is an excerpt from Citrus Pest Identification and Management Guide, ANR- 2270.

Many types of scale insects can be found in citrus. This is a large family of insects that has a broad range of size and coloring. Scale can be seen on…

Citrus Pest Identification and Management Guide: Asian Citrus Psyllid

*This is an excerpt from Citrus Pest Identification and Management Guide, ANR- 2270.

The Asian citrus psyllid is an exotic pest that is the vector of citrus greening disease. Citrus greening is a serious disease that can shorten the lif…

Citrus Pest Identification and Management Guide: Citrus Leafminer

*This is an excerpt from Citrus Pest Identification and Management Guide, ANR- 2270.

Adults are moths with iridescent scales and a black spot on each wing. Adults are only about 2 mm long. Larvae leave mine-like tunnels on leaves. These…

Citrus Pest Identification and Management Guide: Citrus Whiteflies

*This is an excerpt from Citrus Pest Identification and Management Guide, ANR- 2270.

Citrus whiteflies are small, moth like insects that are approximately 1.2 mm long. They feed on foliage, causing sooty mold growth on fruit, leaves, an…

Citrus Pest Identification and Management Guide: Citrus Red Mite

*This is an excerpt from Citrus Pest Identification and Management Guide, ANR- 2270.

Citrus red mites are red in color and approximately 0.55 mm long. Females have an oval-shaped body, while males have a tapered, slightly smaller body. T…

Citrus Pest Identification and Management Guide: Citrus Rust Mite

*This is an excerpt from Citrus Pest Identification and Management Guide, ANR- 2270.

Citrus rust mites damage twigs, leaves, and fruit of citrus. Mites have piercing-sucking mouthparts. Adults have an elongated, wedge-shaped body and are…

Citrus Pest Identification and Management Guide

Citrus has long been thought of as a low-maintenance crop. Though this crop is relatively low input, it is not hands free. Regular and timely scouting can keep the maintenance input to a minimum. This guide will provide you with a key to id…

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Great Horned Owl

*This is an excerpt from Common Birds of Prey in Alabama, ANR – 1386

The great horned owl is the largest and probably most common owl species in Alabama. Though most easily identified by their large size and widely spaced ear tufts, gr…

Barred Owl

*This is an excerpt from Common Birds of Prey in Alabama, ANR – 1386

Found primarily in large forests, barred owls are easily identified by the brown streaks visible on their bellies and their lack of ear tufts. These birds also have d…

Cooper’s Hawk

*This is an excerpt from Common Birds of Prey in Alabama, ANR – 1386.

Found year round throughout Alabama, Cooper’s hawks are similar to sharp-shinned hawks. Averaging around one pound, Cooper’s hawks are larger than sharp-shinned …

Eastern Screech-Owl

*This is an excerpt from Common Birds of Prey in Alabama, ANR – 1386.

Eastern screech-owls are the smallest owl commonly seen in the eastern United States. Though they vary in color from gray to brown to red, screech-owls can be identifi…

Planning Your Professional Wardrobe Part 2: Dressing for your Body Type

*This is part 2 of 3 from Planning Your Professional Wardrobe.
Dressing for your body type is key to looking great in a professional wardrobe.

Check your Silhouette
There are four main image types. Which one are you? (Wardrobe Recomm…

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Planning Your Professional Wardrobe Part 1: Your Professional Image

*This is Part 1 of 3 from Planning Your Professional Wardrobe.

A nice appearance is an investment in you. It gives you confidence and enhances how you want others to perceive you. Clothing speaks volumes about you, whether you are aware …

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Flowers For Beneficial Insects: Mountain Mint

*This is an excerpt from Top Ten Most Wanted Bugs in Your Garden, ANR-2283.
AKA: Pycnanthemum
This perennial plant grows 3 feet tall and branches frequently, often with a bushy appearance. Blooms in the summer to early fall. Each cluster…