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Thursday, November 08, 2007

Asian Cycad Scale

This white powder coating covering the sago fronds is Cycad aulacaspis scale also known as Asian cycad scale. It is not only unsightly but could eventually kill the plant. The St. Petersburg Times gives the latest information on the best ways to deal with this nuisance pest.