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Beech blight aphids (Grylloprociphilus imbricator) on a beech twig. Photo:SD Frank

Beech Blight Aphids

You might notice twigs on beech trees covered in a woolly sleeve. Get closer and it will begin to …

Oak lace bug adults, nymphs, and eggs on the underside of an oak leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Oak Lace Bug Damage

Oak lace bugs (Corythucha arcuata), like other lace bugs, cause stippling on leaves. Oak lace bugs, of course, feed …

Fall webworm nest. Photo: SD Frank

Fall Webworms

Fall webworms, one of our native insect pests, are a perennial nuisance and in some cases a destructive pest. …

Tulip tree scales and white fluffy lady beetle larvae on a tulip poplar twig. Photo:SD Frank

Natural Enemies in Disguise

Tulip tree scales and other soft scales are maturing and producing a lot of honeydew. This makes people notice …

Rose sawfly on a rose leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Sawflies on Roses

For the past several weeks I have noticed damage to the leaves of my roses. Each year this happens and …

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Pansy affected by damping-off fungi.

Damping-off in Flower and Vegetable Seedlings

This factsheet offers information on damping off in flower and vegetable seedlings, a result of …

Bacterial spot symptoms on field tomatoes caused by Xanthomonas

Bacterial Spot of Pepper and Tomato

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and control of bacterial spot of peppers and tomatoes.

Steam is directed to the weeds growing in the cracks of pavement

Are There Alternatives to Glyphosate for Weed Control in Landscapes?

Many landscape maintenance professionals have grown reliant on glyphosate for weed control. Landscape weed control …

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Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.

Drosophila larvae in banana

Other Drosophila Species in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of native drosophila species in strawberries.

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Garden Symphylan in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of garden symphylan in strawberries.

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European corn borer larva.

European Corn Borer in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of European corn borer in strawberries.

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Adult strawberry crown borer.

Strawberry Crown Borer in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of strawberry crown borer.

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