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Spotted Lanternfly

In this issue: Read about the Eastern screech-owl in the Woodland Wildlife Spotlight, garlic mustard in Invasives in Your Woodland , a poster contest for youngsters, and more about spotted lanternfly. There's a recap of...More info
In this issue: Read about the southern flying squirrel in the Woodland Wildlife Spotlight, multiflora rose in Invasives in Your Woodland , bald cypress swamps, and a new invasive insect you should know. There's two...More info

Spotted Lanternfly

The spotted lanternfly ( Lycorma delicatula ) is a new invasive pest insect in the Mid-Atlantic. It has the potential to be an important pest on several important crops. It has been detected in several states that border Maryland, but has not yet been detected in Maryland. This publication...

Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) II - Scouting and Management

Timely Viticulture Timeline - Mid Season, Pre-Harvest, and Harvest
The Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) is not currently a problem in Maryland, but has the potential to be a very significant pest. For background information, please see the TimelyVit Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) I—Background , for basic information. This Timely Viticulture was created to give growers...

Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) I—Background

Timeline: Timely Viticulture - Mid Season, Pre-Harvest, and Harvest
The Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) is not currently a problem in Maryland but has been verified in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Virginia; so it is just a matter of time. The full impact on vineyards and wine quality potential of this newly introduced pest is unclear. What is clear at this early...
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