University of Maryland Extension

IPM Report - Miscellaneous Index

2011 - 2019

Abiotic problem on boxwood16Apr22 (in full sun after winter)
12Mar16
Abiotic problem on hosta16Apr22 (frost)
Acorn set16Oct14
12Oct12
Adventitious roots on cherry18May04
Alternative to glyphosate14May09
Alternative to street plantings14Jul18
Artificial turf safety14Oct17
Bad looking hollies18May18
Bad planting sites19Jun07
Banana 'Basjoo' (cold hardy)19May03
Bats (beneficial)18Jun29
Bat boxes18Aug17
Bears in Maryland16Jun17
Bees (problems)12Mar16
Bees and goldenrain tree11Sep16, 11Sep09
Biocontrol conference

17Aug1817Aug1117Jul28

Biological control programs17Jun02
Biofouling of irrigation systems17May05
Birds, as predators of insects19Mar29
16Sep23
Bloom, delayed and various

18Nov0218Oct1918Oct12

12Oct12, 12Aug10, 12Aug03, 12Jul27

Browning oaks in the landscape

19Oct11

Chemical company change18Jun01
Cherry defoliation18Aug03
Cherry laurels - why so many?15Apr24 (too much root pruning)
13Apr05
Citrus tree problems14May09
Cobwebs in turf17May19
Controlling horseweed18Jun01
Corn that fixes nitrogen18Aug31
Crows and Ravens

18Aug1718Aug0318Jul27

Cyanobacteria13Aug30, 13Aug23
Daikon radish

14Sep12

Damage, cold/winter

19Jul12 (crapemyrtle), 19Apr05, 19Mar29

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

19Apr12, 19Apr05

18Aug0318Jun01
15Apr17
, 15Apr03
14Apr18
, 14Apr11, 14Mar21
11Mar18

Damaged, after extended dry periods

19Oct11, 19Oct04

Damage, after extended wet periods

19May03, 19Apr26 (on Taxus yews)

Damage, groundhog11Jun24
Damage, heat scorch11Jun17
Damage, herbicide17Jun16
Damage, herbicide (possibly Imprelis)11Sep02 (and wood chips), 11Aug26, 11Aug05, 11Jul15, 11Jul08, 11Jul01, 11Jun17, 11Jun10
Damage, lightning

18Aug24

16Jul29, 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, squirrel19Aug16 (management), 19Aug09 (American hornbeam), 19Aug02 (zelkova)
15Aug21
(zelkova)
13Aug23
11Sep30
Damage, tree support16Oct07
Damage, woodpecker/sapsucker

19Sep13, 19Mar29

16May27, 16Mar18
15Apr03

14Mar21

12Mar30

11Jun03

Dead ash trees18Oct12
Deer

19Aug16
18Nov02
18Oct19
13Oct18, 13Oct11

Defoliation (leaf drop), premature19Oct18 (cherry), 19Oct11 (cherry trees and honeylocust)
16Sep23
, 16Jul29
11Sep16
, 11Sep09
Diagnostic session17May12
Dieback, birch12May11
Dieback, Japanese maple18Apr20
Disease field trials on fruit trees18May04
Drainage in nurseries18Jun01
Drones19Jun14
Drought - impact on plants

18Jul06 (turf)

15May29

Earthworm (nightcrawlers)16May13
Energy Tour Highlights11Oct28
Excessive mulch18Apr20
Fall color

17Aug11 (early)

12Oct12 (white pine)

Fasciation (dandelion)13Apr26
Fertility management

19Sep06 (fall fertilization)
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

Field Day, UMD Turfgrass Research

17Jun23

Flowering, out of season19Sep20
11Oct21
, 11Oct14
Frog, tree17Jun09 (predator)
Fruit - home growers19Jun14, 19Apr05
14Apr04
Fruit insect management18Jun15
Fruit thinning and/or pruning19Jul12, 19Jun21
18Jun01
Garden Center Sales15Apr17
Genetic reversion15May 01 (Acer palmatum 'Seiryu')
Girdling

18Apr20

17May26

Glyphosate17Sep01
Green roofs (potential pests and control options)14Sep25
Groundhogs13Oct25, 13Oct18
Growing degree days (how to use them)12May11
Hail17Jun02
Hazard Communication Standard (revision)13Mar22

Herbicide drift and volatilization19Jun14
18May11
Hopper burn18Jul13
Horticultural oil19Apr05
14Oct30
(fall applications)
13Apr05
12Oct26
, 12Oct12, 12Mar09
11Jun24 (under drought conditions)
Horticultural oil and Talus issues14Jun27
How insects survive the winter18Nov02
Impact of heavy rains18Aug03
Industrial hemp19Apr26
Insect activity on fruit18Jul27
Insecticide, Altus17May26
IPM Session17Jun09
Industrial hemp program in MD19Jun14
Invasive Species Conference

18Apr27 (summary), 18Apr06

Leafdrop, early19Jul19 (river birch)
13Aug23
Leafdrop, hemlock17Sep29
Leyland cypress, yellowing15Apr24 (winter damage)
12Jun08
Lichen19May03, 19Apr05
13Aug30
, 13Apr12
Magnolia, seed pods19Jul12
Millipedes13Aug02
Mole

14Apr04
13Aug02

Montgomery County, MD Pesticide Law

19Jun21, 19Jun14, 19Jun07

Mowing safety14May16
Mulch volcano16Mar18
Mushrooms in turf17Aug11
Needle loss, white pine12May04
Neonicotinoids

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

Northern flicker damage in turf

18May04

Nutrient Management Training

17Jun2317Jun1617Jun09

Nutsedge control

18Jun29

Oil, dormant applications14Mar21
Over-mulching18Oct05
Personal mosquito control18Jul06
Pest control options in 201515Oct16
Pest walk

17May19, 17May05

Pesticide container, recycling

18May11

17Jul1417Jun1617Jun0917May26, 17May19, 17May12

Pesticide drift14Apr25
Pesticide regulation, Montgomery Co.17Aug04
Plant dieback18Sep07
Plastic, recycling17Mar17
Plastic - in the landscape17Sep15
Podless sweetgum17May12
Pollinator activity17Aug04
Pollinator program17Aug25
Poor fruit set18Jul06 (tomato)
Predator activity17May05
Premature color and leaf drop12Aug24
Problems, apple18Oct19
Problems, arborvitae16Jul08 (deer feeding on bottom and bagworms on top of plant)
Problems, boxwood18Jun01
Problems, cherry laurel

18Oct1918Oct12

Problems, crape myrtle

18Jun0818Jun01

Problems, deer

18Jun22

Problems, gingko16May27
Problems, hollies and insect control issues due to pruning methods16Jun10
Problems, Hydrangea macrophylla16May20

Problems, Japanese maple

18Aug24

16May20, 16Apr15

Problems, Leyland Cypress

18Apr06

Problems, roots (lack of)

19Aug30 (on dwarf blue spruce)
Problems, on southern magnolia16Apr15
Problems, on spruce17Jul14
Problems, on turf (from bleach used to clean patio furniture)16Apr15
Problems, tomato18Aug03
Problems, vegetable pests17Jun23
Problems, vinca17Jun16
Problems, zelkova

18Jun0818Jun01

Rain check17Aug11 (tomatoes)
Red oaks - hard to transplant13Mar29
Renovating soils17Jun30
Reversion (genetic) - dwarf Alberta spruce16May27
Salt injury13Mar22
Sapsucker damage15May 01
13Apr12
Screening plants

18Jul0618Jun29

Seed preservation18Apr06
Shears (small, portable, electric)19Jul19
Spring fertility update18Apr27
Snakes in the landscape19Jun28
18Jun08
Stress, environmental13Jul19 (on dogwood)
Summer annual grass control18Sep14
Summer leaf drop18Jul20
Sunscald on vegetable leaves18May25
Sunflower, new17Jul21
Systemic insecticides update11Mar18
Temperature and Fertilizer18Jul06
Tick activity18Jun01
Tough places for plants18Jun22
Tree girdling16Jul22
Tree, rapid death (maple)

14Jul03

Turf Fertilizer Law - Updates for applicators

14Jun20, 14May09, 14Apr25, 14Apr18

Turtles

18Jun08

17May26

Unusual weather side effect

18Jul27

Urban Nutrient Management Regulation Changes

18Sep28

Vinegar as an herbicide

17Jul14

Voles

19May10
16Mar25
, 16Mar18
15Apr03

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

Water chestnut control

18Sep14

Water quality on pesticide performance

18Apr27

Weather update

17July07

Weather & Disease update

18Jun0818Jun01

Weed control in containers

17Apr28

Winter damage 

18Jun1518May2518May11

Winter survival

17Oct27

Wiring & trees

17Sep01

Woody plants - short supply

17Aug11

Wrapping trees for ambrosia beetle

18Apr27

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