Southeastern Ornamental Horticulture Production and Integrated Pest Management

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Gloomy scale crawlers hatching

 Originally posted on ecoipm.org. Gloomy scale, Melanaspis tenebricosa, is an armored scale that feeds on maples and other tree species. It becomes very abundant on red maples on streets and in landscapes and can cause branch dieback and tree death in some cases. It is not unusual to find trees…
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