From herbicide resistant pigweed to Asiatic soybean rust, boll weevils to kudzu, invasive species are a prevalent and persistent problem in Georgia. Fighting these unwanted interlopers costs farmers, local governments, and the state millions each year. UGA Extension and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences are working to combat this problem from all angles.
- The Truth about Slime Molds, Spanish Moss, Lichens and Mistletoe (B 999) This publication contains basic information about slime molds, Spanish moss, lichens and mistletoe.
- Management of Pest Insects In and Around the Home (B 1412) This publication is a guide to more than 75 common pest insects found in and around the home, including prevention and treatment options.
- The Biology and Ecology of Palmer Amaranth: Implications for Control (C 1000) Palmer amaranth is a highly competitive weed of field corn, cotton, peanut and soybean and has been confirmed to be resistant to glyphosate in nearly every agronomic county in Georgia. Glyphosate-resi…
- UGA Programs for Controlling Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth in 2016 Cotton (C 952) Glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth (also known as pigweed) continues to be a major problem for cotton producers across Georgia. Roundup-, Liberty-, or Roundup plus Liberty-based programs are provide…
Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health Offers a primer on invasive species concerns, an extensive catalog of these species, publications, maps of species' ranges, instructional videos and text, suggestions for detection control, description of management area programs, and links.
CAES Hot Topics: Invasive Species Catalogs invasive species news stories.
Impact Statements: Invasive Species Descriptions of Extension efforts to improve knowledge and practices in this area.
UGA Department of Entomology Learn more about the entomology department at the UGA College of Agricultural of Environmental Sciences.
National Invasive Species Information Center Offers a catalog of invasive species viewable by geography or classification.
Kudzu Bug Tiny wasp is saving soybean farmers time and money.
Invasive Species Species like Asian longhorned beetle and the oak splendour beetle could find a home in a wooden pallet being relocated to North America.
Kudzu Bug Resistance UGA plant breeders identify soybean cultivars with proven resistance to kudzu bugs.