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  • Cockroaches 

    Jones, Flernoy G. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1984)
    "Cockroaches are generally the most common and troublesome pests found in homes. Urban homes are more frequently infested rather than rural homes. Roaches or their egg packets (ootheca) are easily transported in grocery ...
  • Fleas 

    Jones, Flernoy G. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1987)
    "Fleas are pests of humans and their domestic animals all over the world. Worldwide, more than 1,600 species of fleas exist. The most recent survey of fleas in Missouri showed the presence of at least 26 species. In addition, ...
  • Elm leaf beetle 

    Craig, Wilfred S. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1985)
    "The elm leaf beetle is an annual pest on elm tree foliage, especially Chinese or Siberian elms, throughout the state. Also, the beetles may become a household nuisance by migrating into homes and buildings during the fall ...
  • Armillaria root rot in fruit orchards 

    Wrather, Al; DiCarlo, Henry F. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1985)
    "Armillaria root is usually considered to be a disease affecting forest trees, but it can cause significant losses in orchards. The pathogen, a fungus known as Armillaria mellea, will kill trees, and its persistence in the ...
  • The bagworm in Missouri 

    Craig, Wilfred (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1984)
    "The bagworm is a native insect of Missouri. In its native habitat, it causes little concern except occasionally when populations of the pest build up on a favorite host such as the Eastern red cedar and complete defoliation ...

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