University of Maryland Extension

IPM Report - Miscellaneous Index

2011 - 2016

Abiotic problem on boxwood16Apr22 (in full sun after winter)
12Mar16
Abiotic problem on hosta16Apr22 (frost)
Acorn set16Oct14
12Oct12
Alternative to glyphosate14May09
Alternative to street plantings14Jul18
Artificial turf safety14Oct17
Bears in Maryland16Jun17
Bees (problems)12Mar16
Bees and goldenrain tree11Sep16, 11Sep09
Birds, as predators of insects16Sep23
Bloom, delayed and various12Oct12, 12Aug10, 12Aug03, 12Jul27
Cherry laurels - why so many?15Apr24 (too much root pruning)
13Apr05
Citrus tree problems14May09
Cyanobacteria13Aug30, 13Aug23
Daikon radish

14Sep12

Damage, cold/winter

17Mar24

16Apr08
15May22
, 15May08 (hollies), 15Apr17, 15Apr03, 15Mar27
14Jul03
, 14Jun20 (still look for winter damage), 14Jun06, 14May23 (including Leyland cypress),14May16 (comments from the field), 14May09, 14Apr25, 14Apr11, 14Apr04, 14Mar21
13Jun21, 13May17, 13May03, 13Apr19
12Apr13
, 12Apr06 (cold), 12Mar30
11May06, 11Apr29, 11Apr22, 11Apr01

Damage, deer

15Apr17, 15Apr03
14Apr18
, 14Apr11, 14Mar21
11Mar18

Damage, groundhog11Jun24
Damage, heat scorch11Jun17
Damage, herbicide (possibly Imprelis)11Sep02 (and wood chips), 11Aug26, 11Aug05, 11Jul15, 11Jul08, 11Jul01, 11Jun17, 11Jun10
Damage, lightning16Jul29, 16Jul22
Damage, lights - holiday string14Mar21
Damage, oedema11Jun24
Damage, pollution11Jul22
Damage, rabbit12Mar16
Damage, possibly raccoon or skunk15Sep18
Damage, rodent12Mar16
Damage, salt16Mar25 (pansies and violas)
11May20
Damage, squirrel15Aug21 (zelkova)
13Aug23
11Sep30
Damage, tree support16Oct07
Damage, woodpecker/sapsucker16May27, 16Mar18
15Apr03

14Mar21

12Mar30

11Jun03
Deer13Oct18, 13Oct11
Defoliation (leaf drop), premature16Sep23, 16Jul29
11Sep16
, 11Sep09
Dieback, birch12May11
Drought - impact on plants15May29
Earthworm (nightcrawlers)16May13
Energy Tour Highlights11Oct28
Fall color12Oct12 (white pine)
Fasciation (dandelion)13Apr26
Fertility management

15Jul10 (containers)
14Oct17
(fall fertiilization), 14May09 (lowering pH)
13May31, 13May10
12Apr06

11Apr01

Fertility management - Nickel

15Sep18

Fertility management - Saturated soils and potential problems

16May20

Fertility management - Soil or soiless media

16Jul08

Fertilization - Landscape plants

17Mar17

Flowering, out of season11Oct21, 11Oct14
Fruit - home growers14Apr04
Garden Center Sales15Apr17
Genetic reversion15May 01 (Acer palmatum 'Seiryu')
Green roofs (potential pests and control options)14Sep25
Groundhogs13Oct25, 13Oct18
Growing degree days (how to use them)12May11
Hazard Communication Standard (revision)13Mar22

Horticultural oil14Oct30 (fall applications)
13Apr05
12Oct26
, 12Oct12, 12Mar09
11Jun24 (under drought conditions)
Horticultural oil and Talus issues14Jun27
Leafdrop, early13Aug23
Leyland cypress, yellowing15Apr24 (winter damage)
12Jun08
Lichen13Aug30, 13Apr12
Millipedes13Aug02
Mole

14Apr04
13Aug02

Mowing safety14May16
Mulch volcano16Mar18
Needle loss, white pine12May04
Neonicotinoids

14Apr04,
13Jun28 (misapplication), 13May17, 13Mar22

Oil, dormant applications14Mar21
Pest control options in 201515Oct16
Pesticide drift14Apr25
Plastic, recycling17Mar17
Premature color and leaf drop12Aug24
Problems, arborvitae16Jul08 (deer feeding on bottom and bagworms on top of plant)
Problems, gingko16May27
Problems, hollies and insect control issues due to pruning methods16Jun10
Problems, Hydrangea macrophylla16May20
Problems, Japanese maple16May20, 16Apr15
Problems, on southern magnolia16Apr15
Problems, on turf (from bleach used to clean patio furniture)16Apr15
Red oaks - hard to transplant13Mar29
Reversion (genetic) - dwarf Alberta spruce16May27
Salt injury13Mar22
Sapsucker damage15May 01
13Apr12
Stress, environmental13Jul19 (on dogwood)
Systemic insecticides update11Mar18
Tree girdling16Jul22
Tree, rapid death (maple)

14Jul03

Turf Fertilizer Law - Updates for applicators

14Jun20, 14May09, 14Apr25, 14Apr18

Voles

16Mar25, 16Mar18
15Apr03

14Apr18
, 14Apr11
11May20, 11Apr22, 11Apr15

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