Feeding damage by insects
Feeding damage by insects includes holes or notches in leaves, removal of the tissue between leaf veins, tunnels in the plant tissue, root consumption, and others.
Signs of damage:
The signs of damage vary, typically depending on the way that the insect feeds on the plant. Damage from insects with chewing mouthparts typically appears on leaves or stems as ragged edges, holes, or other missing tissue. Insects that often cause chewing damage include caterpillars and Eastern lubber grasshoppers.
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