The Greenbug

The Greenbug

Since its introduction into the United States in 1882 the greenbug has become one of the most destructive pests of grain crops. The pest has been recorded as damaging wheat, barley, rye, oats, grain sorghum and other crops. In some years the greenbug has destroyed 25%...
Grasshoppers on Pastures and Greenland

Grasshoppers on Pastures and Greenland

Since the beginning of recorded history, grasshoppers have been a menace to man.  On occasions plagues of grasshoppers have denuded large areas of land, causing famines that resulted in the death of millions of human beings. Grasshoppers are the most important pests...
Sorghum Midge

Sorghum Midge

Midge is a term used to refer to many species of small flies. The Sorghum Midge refers to the species of fly that is a pest relying on sorghum flowers to live.
Insect Pests that Attack Cotton: The Cotton Boll Weevil

Insect Pests that Attack Cotton: The Cotton Boll Weevil

Of the more than 25 insect pests that attack cotton, the Cotton Boll Weevil has been declared the most damaging of all. Pesticide applications made to control the Boll Weevil often upset the balance of nature in the cotton field causing infestations of other pests and...