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The spotted lanternfly has also been reported on a range of ornamentals around the home and in the landscape; in high numbers, the insect can become a nuisance pest to homeowners.
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Article ItemVirginia Tech researchers fight fire blight’s plight on apple production , article
Two U.S. Department of Agriculture grants are funding novel approaches to manage the spread of this deadly disease that decimates crops across the commonwealth and beyond.Date: Mar 29, 2023
Article ItemNew pest targets Virginian’s onions, garlic, and leek crops , article
Home gardeners and commercial farmers alike should be on the lookout for a new Virginia pest: the allium leaf miner, says Tom Kuhar, a professor of entomology at Virginia Tech. The allium leafminer is an invasive fly that can devastate allium crops like onions, garlic, and leeks. It was first recorded in the U.S. in Pennsylvania in 2015 and was recorded in Virginia in 2021.Date: Mar 27, 2023
Article ItemVirginia Tech experts available to discuss headlines in the news , article
The Virginia Tech media relations office has the following experts available for interviews this week surrounding issues in the news. To schedule an interview, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.Date: Mar 27, 2023
Article ItemExpanded perspectives give greater voice to invasive species working group , article
The Invasive Species Working Group is crowdsourcing resources and expertise to tackle global invasion species that are reshaping ecosystems, disrupting economies, and causing disease, costing an estimated $1.3 trillion globally each year.Date: Mar 24, 2023
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