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Scouting Techniques for Soil Insect Pests of Peanuts: Wireworms

*This is an excerpt from Scouting Techniques for Soil Insect Pests of Peanuts, ANR-1364

Wireworms have become the major insect pest of Peanuts under certain cropping conditions. Several species of wireworms occur in peanut fields, so an…

Scouting Techniques for Soil Insect Pests of Peanuts: Burrower Bugs

*This is an excerpt from Scouting Techniques for Soil Insect Pests of Peanuts, ANR-1364

About six species of burrower bugs have been reported from peanut farmers in several states. The predominant species is Pangaeus bilineatus, and it …

Scouting Techniques for Soil Insect Pests of Peanuts

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This article is intended to provide information about scouting techniques for some soil-dwelling insect pests of peanuts; however, this is not an all-inclusive list of insect pests, and sampling methodologies may require modification…

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Sucking Pests of Peanuts in Alabama: Aphids

*This is an excerpt from Sucking Pests of Peanuts in Alabama, ANR-0990.

Aphids have not been an economic problem on Peanuts in recent years. These soft-bodied insects are often called “plant lice” and feed by sucking the juices from…

Sucking Pests of Peanuts in Alabama: Spider Mites

*This is an excerpt from Sucking Pests of Peanuts in Alabama, ANR-0990.

The predominate spider mite found on Alabama Peanuts is the two-spotted mite. These tiny, insect-related pests feed primarily by sucking plant juices from the under…

Sucking Pests of Peanuts in Alabama: Leafhoppers

*This is an excerpt from Sucking Pests of Peanuts in Alabama, ANR-0990.

Several different leafhoppers are found in Peanuts. The most common is a small, green insect about 1/8 inch long. There are larger species that are brown or even mu…

Sucking Pests of Peanuts in Alabama: Thrips

*This is an excerpt from Sucking Pests of Peanuts in Alabama, ANR-0990.

Four species of thrips have been found to occur commonly on Peanuts in Alabama. Tobacco thrips, Frankliniella fusca (Hinds), is the most abundant. The adults are ti…

Sucking Pests of Peanuts in Alabama

In Alabama, the insect and mite pests that feed on peanuts by sucking their plant juices are thrips, aphids, leafhoppers, three cornered alfalfa hoppers, and spider mites. Except for thrips, damage to peanuts from these pests is sporadic. E…

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Snails and Slugs in Peanuts

…oducers using conservation tillage systems. There is not much in research information in terms of snail/slug control in peanuts.

Commercial products

Bug-N-Sluggo (http://www.certisusa.com/pdf-labels/Bug-N-Sluggo_label.pdf)

OMRI…

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Backyard Bird Feeding

…ypes of feeders and seeds.
Types of Food. People can try mixtures of black-oil sunflower, hulled sunflower and whole peanuts in platform and hopper feeders. Alternative foods and water can also be good options. Fruits, mealworms, nectar,…

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