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Posts related to Nursery/ornamentals (15)

Azalea Caterpillars Feeding

Just a short post here to announce the arrival of azalea caterpillars for this year. Azalea caterpillars, Datana major, …

Late Summer Ambrosia Beetle Attacks

Granulate ambrosia beetles are primary pests of nurseries in spring. However, it seems like every year folks report ambrosia …

Mimosa Webworms Building Nests

Originally posted on ecoIPM.org. Mimosa webworms are active in Raleigh. I saw initial webbing this week. These are annual pests …

Yellow Poplar Weevils

Originally posted on ecoIPM.org I was in Northwestern Pennsylvania last week and found tulip poplar trees with leaves that had …

Red Headed Flea Beetles

This week Cliff Ruth told me they were finding red headed flea beetle adults and larvae in mountain nurseries. …

Ambrosia Beetles Slow Down

This week did not find many ambrosia beetles in our traps this week (there will always be a few) …

Bagworm Larvae Active

If you have conifers or other plants that seem to have grown weird, dangling pinecones, look again because you …