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Photo: Emelie Swackhamer, Penn State
Spotted Lanternfly Management and Pesticide Safety - Articles Articles
Lycorma delicatula, commonly known as the spotted lanternfly (SLF), is an invasive insect pest present in Pennsylvania and some other eastern states. SLF threatens grape production, tree health and it is a nuisance in landscapes. More
Photo: Emelie Swackhamer, Penn State
Fewer Spotted Lanternfly in Areas This Year as Compared to Last Year - News News
Many people in areas where there were high populations of SLF in previous years have observed fewer SLF this year. More
Spotted Lanternfly Management in Vineyards
Spotted Lanternfly Management in Vineyards - Articles Articles

Spotted Lanternfly Management in Vineyards

Heather L Leach, Dave Biddinger, Ph.D., Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D., Michela Centinari, Ph.D.

This fact sheet provides identification, damage, quarantine, and management information for the spotted lanternfly, an invasive sap-feeding planthopper that feeds on the vine trunk, shoots, and leaves of grape plants, among other crops. More
Free Meetings to Get Spotted Lanternfly Permits
Free Meetings to Get Spotted Lanternfly Permits - News News
For anyone who wishes to attend a face-to-face meeting to obtain a spotted lanternfly permit, 31 sessions have been scheduled by PDA across the quarantined area. More
Departamento de Agricultura de Pensilvania
¿Cómo Cumplir con la Normativa de la Cuarentena por la Mosca Linterna de Puntos? - Articles Articles
Una guía que reúne información sobre la identificación, el ciclo de vida, la distribución geográfica y las técnicas de manejo y control de la mosca linterna de puntos en su propiedad. More
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PA Department of Agriculture Encourages Pennsylvanians to Check Rhododendrons for Infectious Disease - News News
Harrisburg, PA - This spring, Pennsylvania was among 28 states where retailers received rhododendrons which may have been exposed to a plant pathogen called Phytophthora ramorum. More
Defoliated boxwood due to boxwood blight. Photo: Tom Ford, Penn State
Boxwood Blight Continues to Be a Problem in Pennsylvania Landscapes - News News
Boxwood blight continues to be periodically detected in landscapes in Pennsylvania despite a quarantine that was imposed by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture on June 25, 2016. More
The adult peach bark beetle is 1.5 to 2 mm long. Image by: James D. Young, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
Peach Bark Beetle and Cherry Gummosis - News News
Peach bark beetle (Phloeotribus liminaris Harris) {Coleoptera: Scolytidae} has been observed on black cherry in areas of northwest Pennsylvania. More
Photo: PA Department of Agriculture
Spotted Lanternfly Management for Landscape Professionals - Articles Articles

Spotted Lanternfly Management for Landscape Professionals

Heather L Leach, Emelie Swackhamer, Amy Korman

A guide that reviews the identification, life cycle, and techniques for managing SLF. While it can cause significant damage to plants, it is a nuisance pest in the ornamental and landscape industries. More
New Resources Available on Identifying and Controlling Tree-of-Heaven
New Resources Available on Identifying and Controlling Tree-of-Heaven - News News
With recent efforts to combat the threat of spotted lanternfly Penn State Extension has recently completed several useful resources to help with the identification and control of tree-of-heaven, commonly referred to as Ailanthus. More
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Public Alert: PDA Advises Consumers to Discard Triple Action Neem Oil - News News
In response, consumers, distributors, and pesticide applicators are advised to cease the sale and use of this product. A press release by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture highlights the details of this unfolding story. More
Using Traps for Spotted Lanternfly Management
Using Traps for Spotted Lanternfly Management - Articles Articles

Using Traps for Spotted Lanternfly Management

乐动体育注册 Heather L Leach, Taya Etters

If you have spotted lanternflies, you can wrap sticky bands around tree trunks to stop them. This fact sheet will tell you how to make or where to purchase sticky traps, how to install them, and ways to avoid bycatch. More
Adult spotted lanternflies. Photo Credit: E. Smyers
Spotted Lanternfly Management for Homeowners - Articles Articles

Spotted Lanternfly Management for Homeowners

Heather L Leach, Dave Biddinger, Ph.D., Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D.

A guide that reviews the identification, life cycle, current distribution, and techniques for managing spotted lanternfly on your property. More
Box tree moth larvae (Cydalima perspectalis) By böhringer friedrich - CC BY-SA 2.5, http://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=20484379
More Trouble Ahead for Boxwoods? - News News
As if boxwood blight is not enough to keep growers, landscape architects, and landscape contractors up at night, an insect that is devastating box forests and landscape plantings across Europe has shown up in Ontario, Canada. Meet the box tree moth! More
Photo: Holly Raguza, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Spotted Lanternfly: Tips for Handling Yard Waste in Quarantined Areas - Articles Articles
To prevent the movement of this insect, avoid moving yard waste such as woody plant debris (fallen trees or branches and tree trimmings) outside the quarantine area. More
Photo by David Almquist on Bugguide.org, used with permission.
Camphor Shoot Borer (Cnestus mutilatus) - Articles Articles

Camphor Shoot Borer (Cnestus mutilatus)

乐动体育注册 Michael J. Skvarla

Camphor shoot borers are an introduced species of ambrosia beetle that attack small-diameter branches and trunks of stressed, weakened, and dying trees. They also accidentally bore holes into plastic gasoline containers, hoses, and tanks. More
Adult spotted lanternflies. Photo Credit: E. Smyers
Control de la Mosca Linterna con Manchas para el Público en General - Articles Articles

Control de la Mosca Linterna con Manchas para el Público en General

乐动体育注册 Heather L Leach, Dave Biddinger, Ph.D., Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D.

Las MLM son una plaga invasora destructiva que amenaza la agricultura, la industria maderera y ornamental y las plantas de jardín. More
Updated Insecticide Recommendations for Spotted Lanternfly on Tree Fruit
Updated Insecticide Recommendations for Spotted Lanternfly on Tree Fruit - Articles Articles

Updated Insecticide Recommendations for Spotted Lanternfly on Tree Fruit

乐动体育注册 Dave Biddinger, Ph.D., Heather L Leach

Insecticide recommendations for spotted lanternfly in tree fruit, updated January 2019. More
Araneus saevus male. Photo by Steven Jacobs, Penn State Extension
Fierce Orbweaver - Articles Articles

Fierce Orbweaver

乐动体育注册 Steve Jacobs

Araneus saevus is found from Canada into the northern United States. It can be seen in forested areas and suburbia with mature landscape plantings. More
Micrathena gracilis female
Spined Micrathena - Articles Articles

Spined Micrathena

Steve Jacobs

This small spider is commonly encountered in wooded locations, including landscaped residential and suburban locales. More
How To Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs
How To Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs - Videos Videos

How To Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs

Donald Seifrit

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Learn first-hand how to scrape and destroy spotted lanternfly egg masses, which are visible between October and July. More
Spotted Lanternfly: Research Update
Spotted Lanternfly: Research Update - Videos Videos

Spotted Lanternfly: Research Update

Julie Urban

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A lot of scientific research is being done to increase our understanding about how the spotted lanternfly behaves and what management methods might be effective. More
Photo: Holly Raguza, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
How You Can Comply with the Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Regulations - Articles Articles
Some tips to help you avoid spreading Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) and be in compliance with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) regulations. More
Dead spotted lanternfly at the base of a treated tree. Photo by Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Treating Black Walnuts with Insecticides for Spotted Lanternfly Control - Articles Articles
Recommendations for safe pesticide applications to control spotted lanternfly infestations. More
An adult spotted lanternfly. Photo by Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Avoid Home Remedies to Control Spotted Lanternfly - Articles Articles

Avoid Home Remedies to Control Spotted Lanternfly

乐动体育注册 Heather L Leach

Untested homemade solutions may harm people, pets and plants. Their use can be unsafe and illegal. More
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