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Home Lawn Care Workshop - Workshops Workshops
Learn proper methods of weed control, lawn renovation and management of lawn pests. More
Japanese beetle on raspberries. Photo: Kathy Demchak, Penn State
Vegetable - Small Fruit Production Issues: July 12, 2018 - News News
Downy mildew was confirmed on cucumber in Mifflin County on July 11. Warmer weather throughout the state is helping crops along, but has also been good for insect pests. More
Japanese beetle damage on rose foliage. Photo credit: Lois Miklas
Simple Strategies to Deal with Garden Pests, Diseases - Articles Articles
You can create a relatively pest and disease free garden if you believe that ‘perfect’ plants are not the absolute goal of gardening and that all insects are not out to get you. More
Japanese Beetle Management
Japanese Beetle Management - Online Courses Online Courses

Japanese Beetle Management

2

1 hour

$25.00
Learn to recognize the damage Japanese beetles do to turfgrass and ornamental plants, and how to manage infestations. Earn pesticide applicator credits. More
White grub damage in a residential lawn. Photo: N. Bosold, Penn State (retired)
White Grubs—Underground Marauders in Turf - Articles Articles
White grubs are probably one of the most common turfgrass insect pests encountered in Pennsylvania lawns. More
Japanese Beetle Control on Ornamental Plants
Japanese Beetle Control on Ornamental Plants - Articles Articles
The Japanese beetle causes extensive damage to ornamental trees, shrubs, and flowers throughout eastern United States. More
Arthur E. Miller, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
Japanese Beetles in Brambles in the Home Fruit Planting - Articles Articles
The 1/2-inch-long copper and green adult Japanese beetles, Popillia japonica (Newman), may appear in large numbers at harvest in late June to feed on the leaves. More
Japanese Beetles in Home Fruit Plantings of Peaches
Japanese Beetles in Home Fruit Plantings of Peaches - Articles Articles
The Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica, is often the most important pest of tree-ripened peaches and can cause severe damage to other important crops. More
Adults feed on leaves and fruit. They chew leaf tissue between veins and leave a lacelike skeleton. Photo by G. Krawczyk.
Tree Fruit Insect Pest - Japanese Beetle - Articles Articles

Tree Fruit Insect Pest - Japanese Beetle

Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D.

Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica, is one of the best-known pests to be encountered by Pennsylvania fruit growers, nursery operators, and gardeners. 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