Exotic Pest Reporting
Hickory shuckworm (Cydia caryana) is an insect pest. It was first detected in Tennessee in 1985.
The primary hosts are pecan and hickory and the larvae feed mostly in the nut shucks, especially after shell hardening.
Summaries of State Plant Protection Laws and Regulations
09/21/2018 - GARDENING: Controlling the hickory shuckworm