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  • This agronomic image shows an Asian citrus psyllid.

    Scout for Insects as Citrus Petal Fall Approaches

    Asian citrus psyllid Spring ushers the beginning of petal fall and, as blossoms drop, insect infestation risk rises. Pests like spider mites, citrus thrips, leafminers and Asian citrus psyllid can invade orchards and cause significant fruit damage. When looking for signs of these insects, keep the following in mind: Spider mites: Spider mites feed on leaves, causing leaf stippling and yellowing, and can ultimately cause defoliation. High populations are characterized by a webbing that forms over…

This agronomic image shows rust on almond leaves.
This image shows an illustrated almond tree in bloom.
This agronomic image shows a diamondback moth caterpillar.
This agronomic image shows gummy stem blight damage on watermelon.
This agronomic image shows corn affected by corn ear tip back.
This agronomic image shows pepper crops.