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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.
S = spray application.
- Aphids on Ornamental Landscape Plants. Frank, S. 2009. Entomology Insect Notes, NC State Extension Publications.
- Planthoppers. Frank, S. D. et al. 2000. Entomology Insect Notes, NC State Extension Publications.
- Citrus Flatid Planthopper. Baker, J. R. 2013. PDIC Factsheets, NC State Extension Publications.
- Japanese Beetles on Ornamental Landscape Plants. Frank, S. and J. R. Baker. 2009. Entomology Insect Notes, NC State Extension Publications.
- Crape Myrtle Society of America
- Insect and Related Pests of Shrubs. Baker, J. R. ed. 1980. NC Agricultural Extension Service publication AG-189. 199 pp.
- North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual
- NC State Extension Plant Pathology Publications and Factsheets
- NC State Horticultural Science Publications
This Insect Note has not been peer reviewed.
Publication date: Jan. 22, 2019
Revised: Sept. 18, 2019
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