The eastern lubber grasshopper is locally common in swamps, open woodlands, weedy fields, and ditches in the southeastern United States.
The forest tent caterpillar is a widespread defoliator that is native throughout most of the continental United States and Canada.
The fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea (Drury) (Lepidoptera: Erebidae), is a widespread defoliator that is native throughout the continental United States.
The Departmental research and teaching activities focus on three areas.Integrated agricultural pest management is a traditional strength of the Department.At present, 17 faculty (including 13 Graduate Faculty members) are involved in this program area.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture