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Bug Guy wrote at 2012-10-24 18:31:55
Definitely sounds like aphids or scale.  Bayer over the counter products do work, but to systemically uptake takes MUCH longer than a week.  I would recommend using maximum dosage on the label as scale is much harder to control than aphids.  Scale is a bug that looks like bird droppings and covers the branches.  Inject early spring or in the fall to ensure uptake.  


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Jim Hyland


I am an expert in Forestry, Forest Entomology, Forest Pest Control, and Forest Health. Extensive knowledge in Identification of insects and diseases of trees. Expert on Bark beetles and other insects that attack forests. Also a Registrated Forester with extensive knowledge in the management and care of forests.


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