Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources
Common Plant Problems in Kansas
Plant & pest problems are listed in alphabetical order.


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17-Year Periodical Cicadas

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Algae and Moss
Anthracnose, Sycamore and other Shade Trees

Anthracnose of Turf  
Anthracnose, Watermelon, Cucumber, Muskmelon
Ants
Aphids
Apple, Russeting
Apple, Powdery Mildew
Apple Scab
Apple, Sooty Blotch and Fly Speck
Apricot, Gummosis
Apricot, Scab
Apricot, Brown Rot
Arborvitae Fall Needle Drop
Arborvitae, Seiridium Canker
Armyworms and Cutworms
Ash, Anthracnose
Ash Borer  
Ash, Emerald Ash Borer
Ash Flower Gall Mite  
Ash, Mycosphaerella Leaf Spot  
Ash Plant Bug  
Ash, Rust
Ash Sawfly
Asparagus Beetle
Aster Yellows

 

 

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Bacterial Wilt of Vine Crops
Bagworms
 
Bark Shedding
Bark Splitting
Bean Leaf Beetle  
Bermudagrass, Spring Dead Spot
Billbug, Bluegrass and Zoysia
Black Knot
Black Rot on Grapes
Blackberry, Green June Beetle
Blackberry, Tan Drupelets
Bleeding Cankers on Shade Trees  
Blossom-End Rot  
Blister Beetles  
Blueberry, Iron Chlorosis
Bluegrass Billbug  
Borers in Trees
Botryosphaeria Canker of Juniper  
Botryosphaeria Canker of Oak
Boxelder Bug  
Bronze Birch Borer
Brown Patch of Turf
Brown Rot of Fruit
Budworms 
Burning Bush Spider Mites

 

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Cabbage Looper
Cabbage, Imported Cabbageworm
Cankerworm  
Carpenter Bees  
Cedar-Apple Rust 
Cherry, Black Knot
Cherry, Brown Rot
Cherry, Gummosis
Cherry Leaf Spot  
Chiggers
Chinch Bug  
Cicada Killer  
Codling Moth  
Colorado Potato Beetle
Corn Earworm  
Corn Smut  
Cottonwood Borer  
Crabgrass
Cucumber, Anthracnose
Cucumber, Bacterial Wilt
Cucumber Beetle
Cucumber, Bitterness
Cucumber Mosaic Virus
Cucumber, Powdery Mildew
Cutworms

 

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Dandelion
Dodder
Dollar Spot on Turf
Diplodia Tip Blight of Pine
Dutch Elm Disease

 

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Earthworms in the Lawn
Eastern Tent Caterpillar
Elm, Dutch Elm Disease
Elm Leaf Beetle
Elm Pocket Gall  
Elm, Woolly Elm Aphid
Emerald Ash Borer
Environmental Stress on Trees
Euonymus Scale  
European Pine Sawfly

 

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Fall Armyworm
Fall Webworm
Fireblight
Flatid Planthopper  
Flea Beetle  
Flooding and Plants
Freeze and Frost Damage in Spring
Frost Cracks on Trees

 

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Galls of Trees
Geranium Budworms
Grape, Black Rot
Grape, Downy Mildew  
Grasshoppers
Gray Leaf Spot on Perennial Ryegrass
Green June Beetles  
Grubs, White
Gummosis

 

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Hackberry, Island Chlorosis
Hackberry Nipple Gall Maker  
Harlequin Bug
Henbit and Chickweed
Herbicide Damage on Garden Plants  
Hollyhock Rust
Hollyhock Weevil
Honeylocust, Plant Bug/Leafhopper Complex
Honeysuckle Aphid
Hypoxylon Canker on Oak

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Impatiens Downy Mildew
Iris, Bacterial Soft Rot

Iris Borer
Iris Leaf Spot
Iris Weed Control
Iron Chlorosis on Herbaceous Plants  
Iron Chlorosis of Trees
Island Chlorosis of Hackberry

 

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Japanese Beetle
Juniper, Brown Coloration

Juniper, Cercospora Needle Blight
Juniper, Kabatina Tip Blight
Juniper, Phomopsis Tip Blight
Juniper, Root Diseases
J
uniper Webworm

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Kentucky Bluegrass, Dollar Spot
Kentucky Bluegrass, Leaf Spot
Kentucky Bluegrass, Powdery Mildew
Kentucky Bluegrass, Rust
Kentucky Bluegrass, Sod Webworm  
Kentucky Bluegrass, Stripe Smut
Kentucky Bluegrass, Summer Patch
Kermes Oak Scale

 

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Lace Bug  
Lady Beetle, Asian  
Leaf Drop in Spring
Leaf Scorch 
Leaves That Don't Drop in the Fall  
Lecanium Scales   
Lilac Borer  
Lilac, Powdery Mildew
L
ilac, Pseudomonas Blight

 

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Maple, Anthracnose
Maple Bladdergall Mite
 
Mapleworm  
Mimosa Webworm  
Minute Pirate Bug  
Mite, Two-Spotted
Mite, Winter Grain
Mite, Zoysiagrass and Bermudagrass
Moles
Mosquitos
Moss & Algae
Mushrooms in a Lawn
Muskmelon, Bacterial Wilt
Muskmelon, Powdery Mildew

 

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Nantucket Pine Tip Moth  
Natural Needle Drop
Nectarine, Brown Rot
Nectarine, Scab
Nematodes  
Nightcrawlers in the Lawn

 

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Oak, Anthracnose
Oak, Botryosphaeria Canker

Oak, Galls
Oak Gall Midge
Oak, Hypoxylon Canker
Oak, Kermes Scale
Oak, Lecanium Scale
Oak Lace Bug
Oak, Obscure Scale
Oak, Scarlet Oak Sawfly
Oak Slug
Oak, Twig Dieback
Oak, Tubakia Leaf Spot
Oak Wilt
Obscure Scale
Orchard Grass

 

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Peach, Bacterial Spot
Peach, Brown Rot  
Peach, Green June Beetle
Peach, Gummosis
Peach Leaf Curl  
Peach, Peachtree Borer
Peach, Perennial Canker
Peach Scab  
Peony Measles
Pear, Pseudomonas Blight
Pear, Sooty Blotch and Fly Speck
Perennial Ryegrass, Gray Leaf Spot
Petunia Budworms
Pillbugs
Pine, Brown Spot
Pine, Dothistroma Needle Blight
Pine, European Pine Sawfly
Pine, Natural Needle Drop
Pine Needle Scale  
Pine, Tip Blight
Pine Tip Moth   
Pine Wilt  
Plant Bug/Leafhopper on Honeylocust
Plum, Black Knot
Plum, Brown Rot
Plum Curculio   
Plum Pocket 
Plum, Scab
Poison Ivy
Pollination Problems
Potato, Colorado Potato Beetle
Potato, Corky Bumps on Potato Tuber
Potato, Green Tubers
Potato, Growth Cracks
Potato, Internal Darkening   
Potato, Secondary Growth
Powdery Mildew of Turf


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Raspberry, Tan Drupelets
Rhubarb Crown Rot   
Rhubarb Seedstalks  
Roly-Poly 
Rose, Blackspot
Rose Mosaic Virus   
Rose Rosette   
Rose Slug
Russian Olive, Phomopsis Canker
Rust on Turfgrass

 

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San Jose Scale
Scorch of Trees and Shrubs
Slime Flux on Trees
Slime Mold
Slugs  
Sod Webworm   
Sooty Blotch and Fly Speck of Apple  
Sowbugs
Sphaeropsis Tip Blight of Pine  
Spider Mites
Spittlebugs  
Spring Dead Spot of Bermudagrass   
Spruce, Needle Drop and Twig Dieback
Spruce, Rhizosphaeria Needlecast  
Spruce Spider Mite  
Squash Bug  
Squash, Powdery Mildew
Squash Vine Borer  
Squirrel Damage
Stalk Borer
Stripe Smut of Turf
Summer Patch of Turf  
Sunscald on Trees
Sweet Corn, Earworm
Sweet Corn, Poorly Filled Ears   
Sycamore Anthracnose
Sycamore Lace Bug

 

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Tall Fescue, Brown Patch
Tent Caterpillar  
Termites
Thatch Control   
Tomato, Anthracnose
Tomato, Bacterial Canker
Tomato, Bacterial Speck or Spot
Tomato, Blossom-End Rot
Tomato, Cracking
Tomato, Cucumber Mosaic Virus
Tomato, Early Blight
Tomato and Pepper, Fruit Not Setting On
Tomato, Fruit Slow to Ripen   
Tomato Fruitworm  
Tomato, Fusarium and Verticillium Wilt
Tomato, Hard Core in Fruit  
Tomato Hornworm   
Tomato, Leaf Roll  
Tomato, Septoria Leaf Spot
Tomato, Spider Mites
Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus   
Tomato, Stink Bug Damage   
Tomato, Sunscalded Fruit
Tomato, Tobacco Mosaic Virus  
Tomato, Walnut Wilt
Tomato, Warty Stems
Trees, Environmental Stress
Trees, Lack of Fall Color
Trees, Verticillium Wilt  
Tubakia Leaf Spot of Oak
Twig Girdler
Two-Spotted Spider Mite 
 

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Verticillium Wilt of Trees  
Vine Crops Flowering But Not Setting Fruit

 

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Walnut Caterpillar
Walnut Wilt  
Warty Stems on Tomatoes
Waterlogged Soils
Watermelon Anthracnose  
Watermelon, Powdery Mildew
Wetwood
Whiteflies
White Grubs  
Wild Onion and Wild Garlic
Wild Violet
Winter Grain Mite

 

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Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker
Yellownecked Caterpillar
   
Yew, Wet Feet

 

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Zoysiagrass Billbug
Zoysiagrass and Bermudagrass Mites  
Zoysiagrass, Large Patch

 

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