Added Benefit to Timed Walnut Scale Treatments

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Experts believe walnut scale could have a connection with botrospheria and timely treatments for scale might be crucial at helping control both problems.

Timing Crucial for Scale Treatments

At a recent walnut expo, Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor Dr. Dani Lightle told growers that research is showing a concerning connection between pests and diseases. Lightle says monitoring is key to treatments because of the physical aspect of the insect and can save a grower time and money.