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    • 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 ...
    • Pheromone Traps–Effective Tools for Monitoring Lepidopterous Insect Pests of Sweet Corn 

      Knodel, Janet J.; Petzoldt, Curtis P.; Hoffmann, Michael P. (New York State IPM Program, 1995)
      Traps baited with sex pheromones, the chemicals usually emitted by female insects to attract males of the same species for mating, have become a valuable tool for monitoring pest populations in survey and integrated pest ...
    • Phomopsis Cane & Leaf Spot 

      Pscheidt, J. W.; Pearson, R.C. (New York State IPM Program, 1991)
      Phomopsis cane and leaf spot, once known as “dead arm,” is a common disease in most regions of the world where viticulture is practiced. Severely infected leaves are misshapen, yellow, and fall from the vine prematurely. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Phytophthora Blight of Peppers and other Vegetables 

      Zitter, Thomas A. (New York State IPM Program, 1989)
      Phytophthora blight of pepper is caused by the fungus Phytophthora capsici. Other names applied to this disease of peppers are damping off and Phytophthora root rot, crown rot, and stem and fruit rot. All of these names ...
    • 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 ...
    • Pink Eye (or Brown Eye) 

      Schultz, Otto; Crispin, Monika (New York State IPM Program, 1978)
      Pink eye is characterized by pink to brown blotches on the skin, usually around the eyes at the apical (bud) end of tubers. When the disease is severe, a shallow, reddish brown rot occurs beneath the discolored areas. Pink ...
    • 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 ...
    • Potassium Sorbate Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Potassium sorbate is a food preservative that has fungicidal and other antimicrobial properties. It is also an ingredient in insect repellents, and it is often used as to prevent the degradation of other active ingredients. ...
    • Potato Early Blight 

      Zitter, Thomas A. (New York State IPM Program, 1984)
      Early blight (EB) is a disease of potato caused by the fungus Alternaria solani. It is found wherever potatoes are grown. The disease primarily affects leaves and stems, but under favorable weather conditions, and if left ...