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NC State Extension

Cinara Aphids and Other Post Harvest Pests

Post Harvest Pests

Post harvest pests are difficult to deal with because they may only be on a few trees in the field. The following information can be used to scout for and manage these pests, or to education your buyers.

Online Information

Cinara Aphids on Christmas Trees in North Carolina – including control of Cinara aphids in the field, on the tree lot and by consumers

Post Harvest Pests on Christmas Trees – information on Cinara aphids, spider mites and praying mantis egg cases

Post-Harvest Pests on Christmas Trees: Control on the Retail Lot – more information for Christmas tree retailers and post harvest pests

Rogues’ Gallery of Post-Harvest Pests – including Cinara aphids, spider mites and praying mantis egg cases

Printer-Friendly Version – Post-Harvest Pests

Photo Gallery