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(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, ...
Phytophagous Mirid Bugs
(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 ...
American Plum Borer
(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 ...
(New York State IPM Program, 1995)
Predatory mites can provide consistent biological control of pest mites such as the European red mite (Panonychus ulmi), (ERM), and two-spotted spider mite (Tetranuchus urticae), (TSSM). Pure or mixed populations of several ...