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Horticultural Pest Update - October 2006
Fall Needle Drop

Fall Needle Drop of Older Needles
on Pine and Spruce

Upcoming EventsPest Watch:

Learn more about pests & diseases impacting plants right now...

Damage/Diseases: Fall Needle Drop in Older Pine and Spruce Trees. Learn more HERE

Insect Pests: Learn more HERE

Plant Pests: Pokeweed. Find details and control information HERE

For more pest resources, visit the links below and check out the Past Pest Updates for this area:

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Past Pest Updates:

November, December, January, February, March:

April, May:

  • Insect/Mite Pests: Ash Sawfly, Iris Borer, Pine Sawfly

  • Plant Pests: Field Bindweed, Ground Ivy, Henbit

  • Disease/Damage: Cedar-Apple Rust, Ash Rust, Sycamore Anthracnose

June, July:

  • Insect/Mite Pests: Aphids (includes Wooly Aphid), Bean Leaf Beetle, Blister Beetle, Galls, Grasshoppers, Harlequin Bug, Hollyhock Weevil, Spider Mites

  • Disease/Damage: Anthracnose on Trees, Broadleaf Herbicide Damage, Brown Patch, Powdery Mildew, Slime Mold, Tomato Blossom End Rot, Tomato Early Blight & Septoria Leaf Spot

August, September, October: