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    • 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 ...
    • Onion Maggot 

      Smith, Erik; Nault, Brian (New York State IPM Program, 1983)
      Onion maggot, Delia antiqua, is a serious pest of onion and related Allium crops (i.e., garlic and leek) in northern temperate regions throughout the world including North America. Although onion maggot will also attack ...
    • Onion Thrips 

      Andaloro, J.T.; Shelton, Anthony M. (New York State IPM Program, 1983)
      Onion thrips are present throughout the United States and in many other parts of the world. They feed on numerous vegetable plants, weeds, and field crops. In northeastern United States, they are a perennial pest of onions ...
    • Organic Management of Swede Midge 

      Hodgdon, Elisabeth A.; Chen, Yolanda H.; Hoepting, Christine A.; Hallett, Rebecca H. (New York State IPM Program, 2017)
      Swede midge (Contarinia nasturtii) is a small (1/16” long) invasive fly that is a serious pest of Brassica (cruciferous) vegetable crops, including broccoli, cabbage, and kale. The insect was named for one of its hosts in ...
    • 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 ...
    • Paper Wasps: Friend or Foe? 

      Alpert, Gary; Frye, Matthew (New York State IPM Program, 2014)
      Paper wasps feed on a variety of insects, such as caterpillars and other pests that can damage garden or landscape plants. As predators, therefore, paper wasps are an important part of nature. Paper wasp nests that are ...
    • Pavement Ants – A Groovy Pest 

      Alpert, Gary; Frye, Matthew (New York State IPM Program, 2015)
      Pavement ants are native to Europe and were introduced into the United States during the 1700’s. Today, they are one of the most common indoor ant pests in the northeastern United States. Pavement ants are small, brown or ...
    • 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. ...
    • Peppermint & Peppermint Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A.; Malakar-Kuenen, Raksha (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is a culinary and medicinal herb that is widely cultivated and used in various cuisines. Its essential oil is the primary source of menthol. Other active substances found in peppermint and its ...
    • 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 ...
    • Pest Flies of Pastured Cattle and Horses 

      Kaufman, Phillip; Waldron, J. Keith; Rutz, Donald (New York State IPM Program, 2001)
      Integrated pest management (IPM) of pest flies, midges, and mosquitoes of pastured cattle and Horses incorporates several key components: correct arthropod pest identification, monitoring, management action (i.e., treatment), ...
    • Pest Management in New York State Food Handling Establishments, Part 1: Regulations & Common Pests 

      Frye, Matthew (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2021)
      Regulations and Common Pests. Pest management in food handling establishments is necessary to protect public health and mitigate risks to the food supply. This first segment offers insights about laws and regulations related ...
    • Pest Management in New York State Food Handling Establishments, Part 2: Conditions Conducive to Pest Problems in Food Handling Facilities 

      Frye, Matthew (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2021)
      Conditions Conducive to Pest Problems in Food Handling Facilities. Pest management in food handling establishments is necessary to protect public health and mitigate risks to the food supply. In this segment, learn about ...
    • Pest Management in New York State Food Handling Establishments, Part 3: Pest Management in Food Handling Facilities 

      Frye, Matthew (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2021)
      Pest Management in Food Handling Facilities. The first two segments of this guide highlight the pests of food facilities, provide insights about how they enter facilities, and the resources that maintain their populations ...
    • Pest Management Practices: A Survey of Public School Districts in New York State 

      Braband, Lynn (New York State IPM Program, 2015)
      The goals of the survey were to evaluate the status of integrated pest management (IPM) programs in NYS public elementary and secondary schools, provide guidance for research and outreach activities to assist schools in ...
    • Pest Management Recommendations for Dairy Cattle 

      Rutz, Donald; Geden, Christopher; Pitts, Charles (New York State IPM Program, 2000)
      A variety of insect and mite pests affect the dairy industry in the Northeast. House flies, stable flies, face flies, horn flies, horse flies, deer flies, cattle grubs, lice, and mange mites all are common and significant ...
    • Pest Management Recommendations for Horses 

      Kaufman, Phillip; Rutz, Donald; Pitts, Charles (New York State IPM Program, 2000)
      Horses are susceptible to a number of annoying pests, including bot flies, lice, and mange (itch mites). Confined Horses may be plagued by house and stable flies, while those on pasture may encounter horse flies, deer ...
    • Pest Management Recommendations for Poultry 

      Kaufman, Phillip; Rutz, Donald; Pitts, Charles (New York State IPM Program, 2000)
      Flies, beetles, and mites are often a major concern for commercial poultry operations in the northeastern United States. The high-density, confined housing systems used in poultry production create conditions that favor ...
    • Pest Management Recommendations for Sheep, Goats, and Swine 

      Kaufman, Phillip; Rutz, Donald; Pitts, Charles (New York State IPM Program, 2000)
      Sheep and goats are susceptible to a number of annoying pests, including sheep keds (ticks), lice, sheep nose bot flies, wool maggots (fleece worms), and sheep scab (mange). Swine often encounter hog lice and mange, or ...