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    • 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 stem pitting virus 

      Cieniewicz, Elizabeth; Fuchs, Marc (New York State IPM Program, 2016)
      Apple stem pitting virus (ASPV) is a latent virus of pome fruits with worldwide distribution. In addition to apple, ASPV can affect pear and quince. Similarly to other latent viruses of pome fruits, infections with ASPV ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Codling Moth 

      Agnello, Arthur M.; Kain, David P. (New York State IPM Program, 1996)
      The codling moth (CM) is a pest introduced from Eurasia. The larvae feed on the fruit of a wide range of host plants including apple, pear, quince, hawthorne, crabapple, and walnut. CM completes 1.5-3.5 generations annually, ...
    • Comstock Mealybug 

      Spangler, Steve M.; Agnello, Arthur (New York State IPM Program, 1991)
      The Comstock mealybug (CMB) was first reported in the United States in 1918 concurrently in New York and California, and has since spread to all coastal states and the Ohio and Mississippi River valleys. Its fruit hosts ...
    • 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 ...
    • Fire Blight 

      Wilcox, Wayne F. (New York State IPM Program, 1994)
      Fire blight is one of the most destructive diseases of apple and pear trees. Outbreaks are sporadic in most parts of the Northeast, but can cause extensive tree damage when they do occur. Therefore, the necessary intensity ...
    • Green Fruitworm 

      Reissig, W.H. (New York State IPM Program, 1980)
      The larvae of several Lepidoptera are collectively called green fruitworms because of their general appearance and tendency to damage apple and pear fruit. One species, Orthosia hibisci, which will be referred to as the ...
    • Implementing Mating Disruption Control Strategies for Oriental Fruit Moth in Tree Fruit 

      Breth, Deborah I. (New York State IPM Program, 2003)
      A major educational effort was launched in early 2003 to respond to the increase in internal lepidopteran larvae infestations in apples, peaches, and pears. Several educational events starting with Winter Fruit Schools, a ...
    • 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 ...
    • Monitoring Internal Lepidoptera to Prevent Worms in Fruit, 2003-2004 

      Breth, Deborah (New York State IPM Program, 2004)
      Western New York has approximately 28,000 acres of apples, 700 acres of pears, and 1200 acres of peaches. Observations made in apples, pears, and peaches across the region in 2002 showed that internal lepidopteran larvae ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Pear Psylla 

      Leeper, John; Tette, James (New York State IPM Program, 1978)
      The pear psylla is the primary pear pest in North America. It was accidentally introduced into Connecticut in about 1832 and remained an Eastern pest until it was found in the Spokane Valley of Washington State in 1939. ...
    • Phytophagous Mirid Bugs 

      Kain, David P.; Kovach, Joseph (New York State IPM Program, 1998)
      Mullein plant bug (MPB) and apple brown bug (ABB) are occasional pests of apple and pear in New York. Because they occur in the same place at the same time and cause the same kind of damage, they are collectively referred ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...