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The spotted lanternfly makes its first west coast appearance

Last September we published our first post about the potential for the spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula, to be a pest of serious concern to Oregon agriculture. At the time, only a handful of eastern states had reported established populations (Pennsylvania has been the most impacted). More recently, a live adult spotted lanternfly was reported in Davis, California.

By |2020-08-11T15:14:12+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Emerging Pests|0 Comments

Cannabis aphid

The cannabis aphid is a pest aphid found on the leaves and stems of cannabis. Aphids have "piercing-sucking" mouthparts to feed on plant fluids. When aphids occur in high numbers, their feeding can stress plants and cause wilting, yellowing and other damage. Cannabis aphids are also potential vectors of plant pathogens.

By |2020-08-11T15:16:07+00:00November 1st, 2019|Emerging Pests, Hemp, Insects|0 Comments