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What are these bugs on my cherry tree?

Posted by novestar Michigan (My Page) on
Sun, Jun 3, 12 at 19:46

Can anyone identify these bugs and suggest a treatment for them.


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RE: What are these bugs on my cherry tree?

Scale, a massive infestation. You need to do something about that ASAP, they can kill the tree with toxins they excrete as they feed. Probably some kind of horticultural oil spray AND a soil drench of imadicloprid (Merit, Bayer Advanced Tree and Shrub/Bayer Advanced Fruit and Vegetable all contain this as the active ingredient).


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RE: What are these bugs on my cherry tree?

That's the worse infestation I've ever seen.


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RE: What are these bugs on my cherry tree?

Thanks for the responses.

I will get some stuff today.


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