Characteristic damage of fruit from wasp species. This was created from yellow jacket wasps, but similar damage is caused by bald faced hornet and various other wasps and true hornets. Additionally, beetles (ie japanese beetle) and chafers can cause excavated … Read more
Is the enemy a man or a mouse. Or more to the point is he a mouse or a vole, or a mole, or a shrew. The question may seem academic, and perhaps so to the casual backyard wanderer. But … Read more
Quite possibly the greatest scourge of the apple tree in an inch long package.
This is a large beetle whose larvae do considerable damage to fruit trees by eating and tunneling in the trunk. The damage often leads … Read more