Aphids causing sticky situation
If you have trees on your property this year that are releasing an overabundance of a sap like substance and you are wondering why, aphids are the culprit, according to West Fargo City Forester Yvette Gehrke.
Aphids are small pear-shaped, soft-bodied insects that come in many different colors depending on the species. The pesky insect likes to pierce the leaves of the trees with their mouths and suck the fluid out causing the leaves to curl and look puckered or distorted.
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