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TAG: scale insect management

How to recognize and manage scale insects

July 14, 2017By
Photos: SD Frank

First, distinguish between armored and soft scale. Some insect pests are easy to find. Tent caterpillars and webworms build big silk nests you can see a mile away. Japanese beetles are big, shiny and cling to trees by the thousands. Other pests, though, are hard to see. Scale insects are common landscape pests, but many people don’t see them until... read more