ID

444-276 (ENTO-455NP)

Authors as Published

Authored by Eric Day, Insect ID Lab Manager; Douglas Pfeiffer, Professor; and Theresa A. Dellinger, Insect ID Lab Diagnostician, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech

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In Virginia, both the 17- and 13-year cicadas damage many species of ornamental and hardwood trees. Oaks are commonly attacked, but the most seriously damaged plants are newly-planted fruit and ornamental trees such as apple, dogwood, peach, hickory, cherry, and pear.


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Publication Date

July 7, 2021