Identifying and Preventing Arthropod Encounters in South-eastern USA Homes

Oct 11, 2023 | biology

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Arthropods – which include insects, spiders, centipedes and woodlice – have inhabited this planet for millions of years. They are found in most habitats on Earth – including our gardens and homes. It is in these built environments that a small number are considered a nuisance. An even smaller number damage buildings or belongings, eat our food – even feed on us – so we label them… pests! Preventing pest infestations requires an understanding of their lifestyles and requirements for food, water, shelter, and favourable temperatures. This understanding is predicated on a proper identification. Read More

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Summary of the bulletin ‘Insect and Arthropod Pests of Southeastern Neighborhoods: A Guide to Identification and Management’, in the University of Georgia’s extension publications,


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