Scale Pests

By: Taylor Adams & Holly Brenner

Category- Mites

Scales move very slowly, most of the time it seems as if they just showed up over night. This pest can cause your plants/crops to become weak. It starts around the areas where the scale is attached. If left untreated the scale will use all the nutrients the plant has untill the plant is dead. Cost to get rid of this pest is very minimal, you can go to your local general store for a solution to the problem.

Ways To Get Ride of Scales: You can simply rub it off with your hand or a tooth brush, use a mild soap & water spray,  or cut off damaged/infected areas.

Pest Management Plan: Biological Control, Chemical Control, Cultural Control, Mechanical Control