Blueberry leaf beetles are post-harvest pests of blueberries in the southeastern United States. Leaf beetles indirectly affect blueberry production and are seldom considered serious pests like those feeding on flowers or fruit.
The azalea caterpillar is found in Florida from July through October on azaleas. Often, the caterpillars completely defoliate much of the plant before they are detected. While the caterpillar appears hairy, it is harmless to humans and can be picked off the bushes by hand.
Flea beetles and yellow-necked caterpillars are two insects that defoliate the leaves of blueberry plants. Read for information about how to determine if these insect pests are invading your blueberry plants and what steps to take to control them.
Information about how blueberry tip borers and leafhoppers can damage blueberry plants by drying the leaves.
Information about insects that damage blueberry plants by chewing on the leaves, as well as information about how to manage these insects.
Information about the yellowing of blueberry plant leaves by aphids and leafhoppers, as well as information on how to manage these insect pests.
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