Key Plant, Key Pests: Oak (Quercus spp.)
An oak tree in a pasture. Credits: Tyler Jones, UF/IFAS
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Popenoe, Juanita, Caroline Warwick, Adam Dale, and Alfred Huo. 2020. “Key Plant, Key Pests: Oak (Quercus Spp.)”. EDIS 2020 (6). https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-ep596-2020.

Abstract

This series of Key Plant, Key Pests publications is designed for Florida gardeners, horticulturalists, and landscape professionals to help identify common pests associated with common Florida flora. This new 9-page publication provides information and general management recommendations for borers, caterpillars, insect-induced galls, twig girdlers, oak leaf blister, root and butt rot, Tubakia leaf spot, mistletoe, psocids, lace bugs, woolly aphids, powdery mildew, Spanish and ball moss, and lichens. Written by Juanita Popenoe, Caroline R. Warwick, Adam G. Dale, and Alfred Huo, and published by the UF/IFAS Environmental Horticulture Department.
https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ep596

https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-ep596-2020
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