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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; R = Rouge out.
- Armored Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants. Frank, S. 2010. Entomology Insect Notes, NC State Extension Publications.
- Bagworms in Ornamental Landscapes. Frank, S. and J. Baker. 2010. Entomology Insect Notes, NC State Extension Publications.
- Disease of Leyland Cypress. Benson, M. et al. 2013. Ornamental Disease Information, NC State Extension Publications.
- Southern Red Mite and Spruce Spider Mite. Frank, S. et al. 2011. Entomology Insect Notes, NC State Extension Publications.
- 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
- Extension Plant Pathology Publications and Factsheets
- Horticultural Science Publications
- Search for more information on insects from NC State Extension
For assistance with a specific problem, contact your local N.C. Cooperative Extension Center.
This Insect Note has not been peer reviewed.
Publication date: Jan. 26, 2019
Revised: Oct. 1, 2019
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