College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Pest Management

Combating Lyme Disease in Maryland

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The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is committed to improving human health and well-being locally, nationally, and internationally. With Lyme disease becoming an increasingly concerning problem around the state of Maryland, the Department of Environmental Science and Technology is...

Tracking the Kudzu Bug in Maryland

A group of researchers at the University of Maryland is spending the summer tracking the latest invasive pest to threaten crops and aggravate homeowners along the East Coast – the kudzu bug. The olive-brown bug, measuring less than ¼ inch in size, is a species native to Asia that typically feeds on...
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