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    • Beneficial Insects 

      Spangler, Steve M.; Agnello, Arthur (New York State IPM Program, 1989)
      Many insects in apple orchards benefit growers by feeding on pest species. It is important that growers be able to recognize these beneficial insects so that they are not mistaken for pests. This fact sheet reviews the ...
    • Black Stem Borer 

      Agnello, Arthur (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2020)
      The black stem borer is an introduced species from eastern Asia that first was detected in NY in greenhouse-grown grape stems in 1932, but has since been documented in most parts of the US. A member of the group known as ...
    • Cherry Fruit Flies 

      Agnello, Arthur (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2021)
      The tephritid fruit flies that feed on cultivated cherries in New York and surrounding areas include two native species, the cherry fruit fly, Rhagoletis cingulata, and the black cherry fruit fly, R. fausta, as well as the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Meadow Spittlebug 

      Spangler, S.; Agnello, Arthur; Schaefers, G. (New York State IPM Program, 1988)
      The meadow spittlebug is a serious pest of strawberries throughout North America and Europe. It is present in most of the U.S. east of the Mississippi River and along the Pacific coast, but is a serious problem in areas ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...