University of Illinois Extension
June 16, 2016

Host Richard Hentschel discusses several insects currently in the home landscape. scale insects are active right now on several kinds of plants. The black sooty mold seen as a reslut of the sticky sap dripping down from the scale feeding. gall forming insects are also showing up as those galls have enlarged in size or a change in color is happening. Black Knot of plum is also been reported. Large swollen growth along the stems and branches has been apparent recently too.

 
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