Pests and Diseases

Recommendations for managing pests and diseases, including webworms, beetles, weevils, mites, slugs, spotted lanternflies, leafminers, spiders and aphids. Tips on scale, root rot, viruses and integrated pest management.

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Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Bugwood.org
Spotted Lanternfly Seminar - Workshops Workshops

Spotted Lanternfly Seminar

04/24/2018

McConnellsburg, PA

Free
Learn more about this invasive pest. More
Perdue Announces Emergency Funding for Spotted Lanternflly in Pennsylvania
Perdue Announces Emergency Funding for Spotted Lanternflly in Pennsylvania - News News
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced $17.5 million in emergency funding to stop the spread of the spotted lanternfly in southeastern Pennsylvania. More
Plant Health Diagnosis: Assessing Plant Diseases, Pests and Problems
Plant Health Diagnosis: Assessing Plant Diseases, Pests and Problems - Online Courses Online Courses
$59.00
Learn a process for diagnosing plant health problems, including signs and symptoms of diseases, pests and insects, and environment or management issues. More
Damage to a row of boxwoods from boxwood leafminer. Photo: T. Butzler, Penn State
The Boxwood Leafminer Makes Its Yearly Entrance in Spring - Articles Articles
Boxwoods have many positive qualities that make it one of the most popular shrubs in the landscape. More
Water Gardening and AIS (Educator Version)
Water Gardening and AIS (Educator Version) - Webinars Webinars

Water Gardening and AIS (Educator Version)

Multiple Options Available

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This presentation provides a complete review of the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Issue as it relates to Water Gardening. More
Water Gardening and Aquatic Invasive Species
Water Gardening and Aquatic Invasive Species - Webinars Webinars
Free
This presentation provides an overview of the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Issue as it relates to Water Gardening. More
Salticus scenicus female
Zebra Jumper - Articles Articles
This spider, originally from Europe and Asia, is found sporadically from Nova Scotia to British Columbia, south to Georgia, and westward to Colorado. More
Herbert A. 'Joe' Pase III, Texas A&M Forest Service, Bugwood.org
Yellow Garden Spider - Articles Articles
Yellow garden spiders are seen in gardens, tall weeds, and sunny areas with bushes and other supporting structures on which they build their large orb webs. More
E. Richard Hoebeke, Cornell University, Bugwood.org
Viburnum Leaf Beetle - Articles Articles

Viburnum Leaf Beetle

Steve Jacobs

An invasive species, the viburnum leaf beetle has the potential to become a serious problem in nurseries and landscapes in Pennsylvania. More
Susan Ellis, Bugwood.org
Springtails - Articles Articles
Springtails are small, abundant, insect-like critters. If they become a nuisance in homes, it is usually during extended droughts or prolonged, saturating rains. More
Micrathena gracilis female
Spined Micrathena - Articles Articles
This small spider is commonly encountered in wooded locations, including landscaped residential and suburban locales. More
Spider Management
Spider Management - Articles Articles
Avoid bites by wearing gloves when doing yard work. More
Diagnosing Injury to Woody Ornamentals
Diagnosing Injury to Woody Ornamentals - Articles Articles
Adapted from Johnson, W.T. and H.H. Lyon. 1991. Insects that feed on trees and shrubs. 2nd ed., Cornell Univ. Press, Ithaca, New York, 560 pp. More
Kansas Department of Agriculture, Bugwood.org
Pennsylvania Wood Cockroaches - Articles Articles
The Pennsylvania wood cockroach is considered an occasional nuisance pest in homes in Pennsylvania. More
Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Oystershell Scale - Articles Articles
The oystershell scale is a common armored scale insect that causes injury to shade trees and shrubs, most often lilac, ash, dogwood, maple, poplar, and willow. More
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