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Spotted lanternflies captured on a sticky band. Photo: Emelie Swackhamer, Penn State
Spotted Lanternfly Management: Placing Sticky Bands on Trees - Articles Articles
This article summarizes one method of capturing and killing spotted lanternfly (SLF): placing sticky bands on trees. More
Spotted lanternfly on apple in Berks County, PA in October 2017. Photo: Erica Smyers, Penn State
Spotted Lanternfly on Grapes and Tree Fruit - Articles Articles

Spotted Lanternfly on Grapes and Tree Fruit

Julie Urban, Dave Biddinger, Ph.D., Ed Rajotte, Ph.D.

Biology, management and slowing the spread of the spotted lanternfly on grapes and tree fruit in the Mid-Atlantic Region. More
What To Do If You Find the Spotted Lanternfly on Your Property
What To Do If You Find the Spotted Lanternfly on Your Property - Articles Articles
This insect is considered a threat to some crops and many people are working to try to prevent it from spreading. More
Photo: Holly Raguza, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Spotted Lanternfly: Tips for Handling Yard Waste in Quarantined Areas - Articles Articles
To prevent the movement of this insect, avoid moving yard waste such as woody plant debris (fallen trees or branches and tree trimmings) outside the quarantine area. More
Photo: Holly Raguza, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
How You Can Comply with the Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Regulations - Articles Articles
Some tips to help you avoid spreading Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) and be in compliance with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) regulations. More
Spotted Lanternfly IPM Management Calendar
Spotted Lanternfly IPM Management Calendar - Articles Articles

Spotted Lanternfly IPM Management Calendar

Emelie Swackhamer, David R. Jackson, Art Gover

There are various management techniques to consider to destroy or control the Spotted Lanternfly. Learn the recommended methods to use during certain times of the year. More
Brown marmorated stink bug
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug - Articles Articles

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Michael J. Skvarla

The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) was first collected in September of 1998 in Allentown, but probably arrived several years earlier. More
What's that Smell? The Stinkbugs are Back!
What's that Smell? The Stinkbugs are Back! - Articles Articles
The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug is an insect native to China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan that was accidently introduced into Pennsylvania in the late nineties. More
Spotted lanternfly adults on Ailanthus. Photo: Emelie Swackhamer
What To Do If You Find Spotted Lanternfly - Articles Articles
The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that was first found in Pennsylvania in 2014. More
Spotted Lanternfly: What to Look For
Spotted Lanternfly: What to Look For - Articles Articles
Spotted Lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula, is a new threat to Pennsylvania and the United States, and experts are still learning how to combat it. More
Under normal conditions, overwintering adults emerge from their winter hideouts in early spring to mid-June and immediately move to feed on available hosts. Photo by G. Krawczyk.
Tree Fruit Insect Pest - Brown Marmorated Stink Bug - Articles Articles

Tree Fruit Insect Pest - Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D.

The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys, is an exotic insect species naturally occurring in Japan, southern China, and Korea. More
Delta trap for monitoring insect pests.
Tree Fruit Insect Pests - Spring Monitoring and Management - Articles Articles
It cannot be overstated how important it is to aggressively monitor all insect pests in each orchard, especially with the additional pressure coming from brown marmorated stink bug. More
Tufted apple budmoth larva on fruit. G. Krawczyk.
Tree Fruit Insect Pests - Late Summer Management - Articles Articles

Tree Fruit Insect Pests - Late Summer Management

Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D.

Tufted apple bud moth, obliquebanded leafroller, Oriental fruit moth, codling moth and brown marmorated stink bug should be monitored in late summer. More
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug as a Pest of Corn and Soybeans
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug as a Pest of Corn and Soybeans - Articles Articles
Brown marmorated stink bugs tend to be problematic because they prefer to feed upon reproductive tissues, those tissues that will be harvested. More
Assessing Soybean Fields for Insect Damage
Assessing Soybean Fields for Insect Damage - Articles Articles
This time of year (July) a suite of insect pest species are feeding upon soybean foliage. More