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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
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
Adults feed on leaves and fruit. They chew leaf tissue between veins and leave a lacelike skeleton. Photo by G. Krawczyk.
Japanese Beetle - Articles Articles

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
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
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
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
Spotted lanternfly nymph. Photo: E. Swackhamer, Penn State
Spotted Lanternfly Eggs Hatching in April This Year - News News
Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) is a fulgorid planthopper. More
Spotted lanternfly 4th instar nymphs. Photo: E. Swackhamer, Penn State
How to Comply with the Spotted Lanternfly Regulations - News News
Lycorma delicatula, commonly known as the spotted lanternfly (SLF), is a new invasive insect in southeastern Pennsylvania. More
Volunteer Banding and the Treatment Program
Volunteer Banding and the Treatment Program - Videos Videos
Residents in the infested area of Spotted lanternfly can participate in the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture's (PDA) volunteer program. More
How To Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs
How To Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs - Videos Videos

How To Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs

Emelie Swackhamer

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Pennsylvania State Senator Judy Schwank shares this video to help Pennsylvania residents learn how to scrape and destroy spotted lanternfly egg masses. 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
Spotted lanternfly egg masses. Photo: Emelie Swackhamer
How to Destroy Spotted Lanternfly Eggs and Report Your Efforts - News News
People can reduce the populations of spotted lanternfly on their properties by killing the overwintering eggs. 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
Spotted Lantern Fly - Host Study
Spotted Lantern Fly - Host Study - Videos Videos
Studies were conducted in 2015 and 2016 to determine what plants Lycorma delicatula (spotted lanternfly) will feed on throughout the growing season. More
Spotted Lantern Fly - Current Quarantine
Spotted Lantern Fly - Current Quarantine - Videos Videos
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has issued a quarantine order to try to stop Lycorma delicatula (spotted lanternfly) from being spread to additional areas. More
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