About Your Pest

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Leafhoppers Monitor herbaceous perennials for leafhoppers (aster leafhopper and potato leafhopper) and signs of damage. Aster leafhoppers transmit the disease, Aster Yellows. Infected plants are stunted with shortened internodes, and witches broom growth. Flowers are deformed and yellowish-green in color. Potato leafhoppers feeding damage appears as stippling and necrotic leaf edge burn on upper leaf surfaces. Look on lower leaf surfaces for fast moving nymphs and shed skins.