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Dogwood Pest Management Calendar

The Dogwood Pest Management Calendar gives approximate dates for pest emergence.

* 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.

NCN = No control needed; P = Prune out infested twigs or branches; S = Spray application.

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

Publication date: Jan. 22, 2019
Revised: Sept. 18, 2019

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