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The Boxwood Pest Management Calendar gives approximate dates for

The Boxwood Pest Management Calendar gives approximate dates for pest appearance.

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* Degree of importance of pest: I=Important pest, high probability of occurrence, II=Treat as needed: III=Occasional pest, treat when detected.

** Number of applications needed for most effective control. It is usually best to wait 10 to 14 days between applications in cool weather and 7 to 10 days between applications in warm weather.

D = drench; G = granular; S = spray application.

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Professor and Extension Specialist
Entomology & Plant Pathology
Professor Emeritus
Entomology & Plant Pathology

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Publication date: Oct. 5, 2018
Revised: Sept. 11, 2019

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