Ash Whitefly is a native European and North African pest that has been harming ash, citrus and other fruit trees throughout North America (in areas such as Southern California and Florida) since the late 1980s.
The black vine weevil is a destructive insect that kills host plants by feeding on their foliage. Larvae are white, C-shaped grubs that feed on plant roots and bark cambium, resulting in yellowing and wilting of foliage, and plant death.
Chinch bugs are small black and white insects that live in thatch and damage turf by sucking the sap and injecting toxic saliva. Adults are about 1/5 long. Newly hatched, immature nymphs appear bright red with a white band across the back.
Fire Blight is a bacterial disease affecting apples, pears, and some other members of the family Rosaceae. It is a serious concern to apple and pear producers. Under the right conditions, it can destroy an entire orchard in a single growing season.