University of Maryland Extension

IPM Report - Miscellaneous Index

2011 - 2016

Abiotic problem on boxwood 16Apr22 (in full sun after winter)
12Mar16
Abiotic problem on hosta 16Apr22 (frost)
Acorn set 16Oct14
12Oct12
Alternative to glyphosate 14May09
Alternative to street plantings 14Jul18
Artificial turf safety 14Oct17
Bears in Maryland 16Jun17
Bees (problems) 12Mar16
Bees and goldenrain tree 11Sep16, 11Sep09
Birds, as predators of insects 16Sep23
Bloom, delayed and various 12Oct12, 12Aug10, 12Aug03, 12Jul27
Cherry laurels - why so many? 15Apr24 (too much root pruning)
13Apr05
Citrus tree problems 14May09
Cyanobacteria 13Aug30, 13Aug23
Daikon radish

14Sep12

Damage, cold/winter

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, groundhog 11Jun24
Damage, heat scorch 11Jun17
Damage, herbicide (possibly Imprelis) 11Sep02 (and wood chips), 11Aug26, 11Aug05, 11Jul15, 11Jul08, 11Jul01, 11Jun17, 11Jun10
Damage, lightning 16Jul29, 16Jul22
Damage, lights - holiday string 14Mar21
Damage, oedema 11Jun24
Damage, pollution 11Jul22
Damage, rabbit 12Mar16
Damage, possibly raccoon or skunk 15Sep18
Damage, rodent 12Mar16
Damage, salt 16Mar25 (pansies and violas)
11May20
Damage, squirrel 15Aug21 (zelkova)
13Aug23
11Sep30
Damage, tree support 16Oct07
Damage, woodpecker/sapsucker 16May27, 16Mar18
15Apr03

14Mar21

12Mar30

11Jun03
Deer 13Oct18, 13Oct11
Defoliation (leaf drop), premature 16Sep23, 16Jul29
11Sep16
, 11Sep09
Dieback, birch 12May11
Drought - impact on plants 15May29
Earthworm (nightcrawlers) 16May13
Energy Tour Highlights 11Oct28
Fall color 12Oct12 (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

Flowering, out of season 11Oct21, 11Oct14
Fruit - home growers 14Apr04
Garden Center Sales 15Apr17
Genetic reversion 15May 01 (Acer palmatum 'Seiryu')
Green roofs (potential pests and control options) 14Sep25
Groundhogs 13Oct25, 13Oct18
Growing degree days (how to use them) 12May11
Hazard Communication Standard (revision) 13Mar22

Horticultural oil 14Oct30 (fall applications)
13Apr05
12Oct26
, 12Oct12, 12Mar09
11Jun24 (under drought conditions)
Horticultural oil and Talus issues 14Jun27
Leafdrop, early 13Aug23
Leyland cypress, yellowing 15Apr24 (winter damage)
12Jun08
Lichen 13Aug30, 13Apr12
Millipedes 13Aug02
Mole

14Apr04
13Aug02

Mowing safety 14May16
Mulch volcano 16Mar18
Needle loss, white pine 12May04
Neonicotinoids

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

Oil, dormant applications 14Mar21
Pest control options in 2015 15Oct16
Pesticide drift 14Apr25
Premature color and leaf drop 12Aug24
Problems, arborvitae 16Jul08 (deer feeding on bottom and bagworms on top of plant)
Problems, gingko 16May27
Problems, hollies and insect control issues due to pruning methods 16Jun10
Problems, Hydrangea macrophylla 16May20
Problems, Japanese maple 16May20, 16Apr15
Problems, on southern magnolia 16Apr15
Problems, on turf (from bleach used to clean patio furniture) 16Apr15
Red oaks - hard to transplant 13Mar29
Reversion (genetic) - dwarf Alberta spruce 16May27
Salt injury 13Mar22
Sapsucker damage 15May 01
13Apr12
Stress, environmental 13Jul19 (on dogwood)
Systemic insecticides update 11Mar18
Tree girdling 16Jul22
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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