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    • American Plum Borer 

      Kain, David P.; Agnello, Arthur M. (New York State IPM Program, 1997)
      The American plum borer (APB) is a cambium-feeding moth pest of fruit and ornamental trees. It is unusual because it belongs to the pyralid, rather than the sesiid (clearwing) family, which is more commonly associated with ...
    • Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus 

      Cieniewicz, Elizabeth; Fuchs, Marc (New York State IPM Program, 2016)
      Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus (ACLSV) infects pome and stone fruits. It can elicit diverse symptoms although, in most cultivars the virus is latent, which means that infected trees do not manifest observable symptoms. ...
    • Apple Proliferation Phytoplasma 

      Carroll, Juliet; Marks, Michelle (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      The organism responsible for this disease of apples, stone fruits, and other perennial fruit trees is a phytoplasma: a very small bacterium lacking a cell wall and enclosed in a single membrane. Inhabiting primarily the ...
    • Apple-Boring Beetles 

      Agnello, Arthur M. (New York State IPM Program, 1999)
      Although the number of wood-boring beetles attacking fruit trees is relatively small and their infestations are sporadic, four species found in New York are capable of seriously damaging or killing trees. They differ some ...
    • Asiatic Brown Rot 

      Carroll, Juliet; Marks, Michelle (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Asiatic brown rot, caused by the fungus Monilia polystroma, is native to Japan. Unlike our native brown rot which infects primarily stone fruit, Asiatic brown rot readily infects apple and pear. Asiatic brown rot has been ...
    • Bacterial Canker of Stone Fruit 

      Carroll, Juliet (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2020)
      Bacterial canker of stone fruit occurs worldwide and is caused by Pseudomonas syringae for which distinct pathovars are known and associated with host range. In New York, the disease predominantly affects sweet cherry, ...
    • Brown Rot of Stone and Pome Fruit 

      Strickland, David; Carroll, Juliet; Cox, Kerik (New York State IPM Program, 2019)
      Brown rot occurs on all stone fruit worldwide and afflicts blossoms, twigs, and fruit, both pre- and post-harvest. Several closely-related fungal species, collectively known as Monilinia spp. cause the disease. In stone ...
    • Cherry and Black Cherry Fruit Fly 

      Riedl, H.; Kuhn, E. (New York State IPM Program, 1988)
      Two native tephritid flies feed on cultivated cherries in the eastern United States and eastern Canada, the cherry fruit fly, R. cingulata, and the black cherry fruit fly, R. fausta. The range of the cherry fruit fly (CFF) ...
    • Cherry Bark Tortrix Moth 

      Carroll, Juliet; Della Rosa, Linda (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      A relatively new exotic pest in North America, cherry bark tortrix was found in British Columbia in 1989, in Washington in 1991, spread to Oregon, and has now established itself as a pest of ornamental cherries in the ...
    • Cherry Leaf Spot 

      Wilcox, Wayne F. (New York State IPM Program, 1993)
      Leaf spot is a common and sometimes serious disease of sour cherries in the Northeast. In wet years, high levels of infection can cause trees to defoliate by mid-summer, leading to inferior crop quality, significantly ...
    • Disease and Insect Resistant Ornamental Plants: Prunus (Prunus) 

      Thurn, Mary; Lamb, Elizabeth; Eshenaur, Brian (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2019)
      Prunus is a large genus of over 400 species and hybrids in the rose family which includes apricots, nectarines, peaches, cherries, plums and almonds. Stone fruit trees are important agricultural crops, but many are also ...
    • Effect of spring-pruning method, copper sprays and training systems on bacterial canker of sweet cherry 

      Carroll, J.; Robinson, T.; Burr, T.; Hoying, S.; Bucien, T. (New York State IPM Program, 2008)
      Efficacy of copper sprays to protect pruning wounds from bacterial canker infection was examined on 8-yr-old sweet cherry cv Hedelfingen, trained to a Vertical Axis System, in 3 replicate blocks, 15 trees/block.
    • Effect of Spring-Pruning Method, Copper Sprays and Training Systems on Bacterial Canker of Sweet Cherry 

      Carroll, Julie; Burr, J.E.; Robinson, T.L.; Hoying, S.A. (New York State IPM Program, 2010)
      Activities: Pruning techniques and bactericides (copper, COCS or Cuprofix Ultra at 4 lb/100 gal, phosphorous acid, Agri-Fos at 2.5 qt/100gal, applied in March and April, or no treatment) were evaluated in bacterial canker ...
    • Effect of Spring-pruning Method, Copper Sprays, and Training Systems on Bacterial Canker of Sweet Cherry 

      Carroll, J.; Robinson, T.; Burr, T.; Hoying, S. (New York State IPM Program, 2009)
      Pruning techniques and bactericides were evaluated for managing bacterial canker in sweet cherry. The impact of pruning date on infection was investigated in replicate orchard blocks, three at the NYS Agricultural Experiment ...
    • Elements of IPM for Sweet Cherries in New York State 

      New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (New York State IPM Program, 2010)
      A checklist of IPM practices for cherry growers in New York State. Practitioners can use this document to track their IPM implementation and accrue points to assess their level of adoption of IPM practices.
    • European Cherry Fruit Fly 

      Carroll, Juliet; Herrmann, Taylere (New York State IPM Program, 2020)
      An insect pest native to Europe and parts of Asia, European cherry fruit fly can infest Prunus spp. such as sweet cherry, tart cherry, mahaleb cherry, black cherry and other wild cherries. This insect can also infest fruit ...
    • European Red Mite 

      Lienk, S.E. (New York State IPM Program, 1980)
      The European red mite (ERM) is a European species introduced to North America in the early 1900’s. It rapidly extended its range, and is now established in most deciduous fruit growing areas. It is the most important mite ...
    • Hummingbirds can reduce spotted wing drosophila (SWD) fruit infestation 

      Carroll, Juliet; Loeb, Gregory (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2019)
      Spotted wing drosophila (SWD), an invasive insect from East Asia, was first detected in New York in fall 2011. In 2012, it caused severe damage to berry crops—raspberries, blackberries, blueberries—which are not usually ...
    • Importance of Early Spring Pruning Copper Sprays and Training Systems in Managing Bacterial Canker of Sweet Cherry 

      Carroll, Juliet; Robinson, Terrence; Burr, Thomas (New York State IPM Program, 2006)
      Bacterial canker is a serious disease of sweet cherry that limits orchard life and tree productivity. New York tree fruit growers ranked the need for research on bacterial canker in the top ten. Currently, copper sprays ...
    • Light Brown Apple Moth 

      Carroll, Juliet; Peterson, Kelsey (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Originally from Australia, the light brown apple moth can now be found in New Zealand, New Caledonia, Hawaii, the British Isles, and most recently, California. The light brown apple moth is a greater threat than many other ...