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Larvae of the larger elm leaf beetle. Photo: Gerald J. Lenhard, Louiana State Univ, Bugwood.org

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

Elms have lots of pests. This week I have had several reports of larger elm leaf beetles, Monocesta coryli, …

Beech blight aphids (Grylloprociphilus imbricator) on a beech twig. Photo:SD Frank

Beech Blight Aphids

You might notice twigs on beech trees covered in a woolly sleeve. Get closer and it will begin to …

Oak lace bug adults, nymphs, and eggs on the underside of an oak leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Oak Lace Bug Damage

Oak lace bugs (Corythucha arcuata), like other lace bugs, cause stippling on leaves. Oak lace bugs, of course, feed …

Fall webworm nest. Photo: SD Frank

Fall Webworms

Fall webworms, one of our native insect pests, are a perennial nuisance and in some cases a destructive pest. …

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Red Thread stand symptoms

Red Thread in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of red thread.

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Spring dead spot stand symptoms.

Spring Dead Spot in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of spring dead spot.

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Large Patch in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of large patch.

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Take-All Root Rot in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of take-all root rot in turf.

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Summer Patch in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of summer patch.

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Fairy ring stand symptoms

Fairy Ring in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of fairy ring.

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