Magnolia > Trunk/branches > Dead or dying twigs and branches
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- Leaves are small and yellowed in chronic infections
- Leaves wilt, eventually turn brown and die in severe infections
- Leaf symptoms are often seen on only one or a few random branches in the canopy
- Dark olive to gray streaks are often visible in the sapwood if the bark is peeled back, appearing as rings or arcs in a cross section
- Symptoms may develop over a single season, or over several years
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- Yellow leaves may die and drop prematurely
- Dead twigs and reduced growth with heavy infestations
- Excrete honeydew, a sticky, shiny material on leaves and branches; sooty mold may also occur on honeydew
- Adults almost ½ inch long with whitish, waxy coating that wears off with age
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