Bark scale Research

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Time to Monitor for Crape Myrtle Bark Scale, 4/4/2019


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Crape Myrtle Bark Scale Video Series 

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Crapemyrtle Bark Scale 
Southerners have come to rely on the Crapemyrtle as a dependable plant...


Recent Publications

Crape Myrtle Bark Scale: A New Pest for Southern Gardeners to Watch Out For.  Pulte, A. J.  2019.  Fine Gardening.

Crapemyrtle bark scale now in Middle Tennessee.  Hale, F. A.  2017.  Cultivate, The magazine of the state botanical garden of Tennessee. UTGardens, UTIA, Fall/Winter.

Crape myrtle bark scale and Japanese maple scale identification and control.  Hale, F. A.  2016.  EPP 471, UT Extension.

Optimizing natural biological control to manage invasive crape myrtle bark scale, Acanthococcus lagerstroemiae (Kawana), on crape myrtle in the landscape' poster.  Hale, F. A.  2016.  Proceedings: The XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL, September 25-30..