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Articles contained in Kentucky Pest News are submitted by University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Extension Specialists in Entomology, Plant Pathology, and Weed Science

Summer Management of Ornamental Pear Damaged by Fire Blight

On May 31, 2016 03:35 pm

Questions have been plentiful regarding fire blight damage in flowering pear, apple, crabapple, cotoneaster, hawthorn, and pyracantha. During March or April, pathogenic bacteria infected flowers or young shoots. Now, shepherd’s crooks (Figure 1) and spur dieback (Figure 2) are becoming
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2016 Insect Trap Counts

On May 31, 2016 03:30 pm

Trap counts for major insect pests are provided by the Kentucky IPM Program. Traps are located at the UK Research and Education Center in western Kentucky and the UK Spindletop Farm in Lexington.  Below are trap counts for the current
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