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Nut Curculio
Adult Nut Curculio

An illustrated fact sheet describing the appearance and life cycle of the nut curculio. A description of the damage and information on sampling are also covered.

Pecan Weevil
Pecan weevil larvae

An illustrated fact sheet describing the appearance and life cycle of the pecan weevil. Information on damage and control are also included.

Louisiana Recommendations for Control of Pecan Insects in Commercial Pecan Orchards: An Illustrated Guide
Spraying Pecan Trees with an Air-Blast Sprayer

Current insecticide recommendations for commercial pecan orchards in Louisiana. This illustrated guide provides information on insecticides, rates of application and timing of applications. For each insect listed, a photo of the insect, damage caused by the insect or both are provided.

Bug Biz: Pecan Phylloxera
pecan

Pecan phylloxera are found throughout the native pecan-producing regions of the United States. Beginning in mid-April, galls (knots) begin to appear on the leaf veins, leaf rachises, catkins, current season's shoot growth and nuts of the pecan. Damage, description, life cycle and control information is included. (PDF Format Only)

Bug Biz: Stink Bugs and Leaffooted Bugs on Pecans
stink bugs on pecans
Stink bugs and leaffooted bugs are found throughout the pecan-producing regions of the United States. They can be found throughout Louisiana. Description, life cycle, damage and control measures are included. (PDF Format Only)
Bug Biz: Yellow Aphids on Pecans
Two species of yellow aphids
Two species of yellow aphids are found on pecans in Louisiana and in all pecan-producing states. Descripton, life cycle, damage and control information is included. (PDF Format Only)
Bug Biz: Black Pecan Aphid
The black pecan aphid
The black pecan aphid is found throughout Louisiana and most pecan-producing states. Description, life cycle, damage and control information included. (PDF Format Only)