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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-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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Obliquebanded Leafroller 

      Reissig, W.H. (New York State IPM Program, 1980)
      The obliquebanded leafroller (OBLR) is native to and widely distributed throughout temperate North America. Larvae feed on a wide range of plants; members of the rose family are their preferred hosts. OBLR outbreaks have ...
    • Orchard Commodity Survey 2012 

      Carroll, Julie (New York State IPM Program, 2012)
      An Orchard Commodity Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey was conducted for exotic insects and diseases including light brown apple moth (LBAM), Asian gypsy moth (AGM), summer fruit tortrix (SFT), false codling moth (FCM) ...
    • Oriental Fruit Moth 

      A. Seaman, A.; Riedl, H. (New York State IPM Program, 1988)
      The Oriental fruit moth (OFM), native to China, was introduced to the United States from Japan about 1913 on infested nursery stock. The OFM is now found in all regions of North America where peaches are grown. Although ...
    • Peachtree Borer 

      Lienk, S.E. (New York State IPM Program, 1980)
      The peachtree borer (PTB), a native insect, is a major pest of stone fruits in the United States and Canada. Prior to the introduction of the peach, it lived on native wild cherries and plums. The majority of PTB have a ...
    • Perennial Canker 

      Wilcox, Wayne F. (New York State IPM Program, 1995)
      Perennial canker (also called Valsa canker, Cytospora canker, Leucostoma canker, and peach canker) is one of the most common and debilitating diseases of peach trees in the Northeast. It also occurs regularly on sweet ...
    • Phenology and spatial distribution of adult and larval spotted wing drosophila in small fruit, stone fruit, and wild hosts in New York 

      Loeb, Greg; Carroll, Julie (New York State IPM Program, 2012)
      Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) Drosophila suzukii, originally from Asia, is a new invasive fruit pest that became established in NY and surrounding states in 2011. Unlike other fruit flies that typically only infest overripe ...
    • Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot 

      Wilcox, Wayne F. (New York State IPM Program, 1992)
      Phytophthora root and crown rots (sometimes called collar rot) are common and destructive diseases of fruit trees throughout the world. In New York, apple, cherry, peach, and apricot trees are usually attacked, whereas ...
    • Plum Curculio 

      Lienk, S.E. (New York State IPM Program, 1980)
      The plum curculio (PC), a native of North America, is a major pest of pome and stone fruits in the United States and Canada east of the 1 DOth meridian. The PC has a single generation in most areas but may have a partial ...
    • Plum Pox Disease of Stone Fruits 

      Fuchs, Marc; Cox, Rosemary; Cox, Kerik (New York State IPM Program, 2008)
      Plum pox is a viral disease of stone fruits first reported in Bulgarian plums in the 1910’s. More widely known around the world by its Slavic name, sharka, the disease first spread slowly through eastern Europe, gaining ...
    • Redbanded Leafroller 

      Spangler, Steve M.; Agnello, Arthur (New York State IPM Program, 1989)
      The redbanded leafroller (RBLR) has been reported to feed on apple since the 1870s, but was not found to be an economic pest of commercial apples in northeastern United States until1918. It remained a minor pest until the ...
    • San Jose Scale 

      Mague, D. (New York State IPM Program, 1980)
      The San Jose scale (SJS) is a pest of tree fruit. Trees attacked include apple, peach, and pear. Originating in the Orient, it was introduced into California’s San Jose Valley on infested plant stock in 1870. The SJS has ...
    • Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii, infestation risk to tomatoes 

      Zuefle, Marion; Loeb, Greg (New York State IPM Program, 2014)
      Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD),Drosophila suzukii, an invasive fruit fly originally from Asia, appeared in NY in 2011 and has become of major concern to small fruit growers. Unlike other fruit flies, it has a serrated ...
    • Tarnished Plant Bug 

      Spangler, Steve M.; Weires, Richard W. Jr.; Agnello, Arthur (New York State IPM Program, 1991)
      The tarnished plant bug is found throughout North America, but it is primarily a pest in temperate nondesert areas. It feeds on more than fifty economically important plants , including alfalfa , cotton, strawberries, ...
    • Tarnished Plant Bug 

      Spangler, Steven; Agnello, Arthur; Schaeffers, G. (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1988)
      Tarnished plant bug (TPB) is a major pest of strawberry and brambles in New York State. TPB and other species of Lygus occur throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. This insect is a pest of more than fifty economically ...