What are these bugs on my cherry tree?

novestarJune 3, 2012

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

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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).

    Bookmark   June 3, 2012 at 7:49PM
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That's the worse infestation I've ever seen.

    Bookmark   June 3, 2012 at 8:54PM
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Thanks for the responses.

I will get some stuff today.

    Bookmark   June 4, 2012 at 9:33AM
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