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Cherry Leaf Spot
(New York State IPM Program, 1993)
Leaf spot is a common and sometimes serious disease of sour cherries in the Northeast. In wet years, high levels of infection can cause trees to defoliate by mid-summer, leading to inferior crop quality, significantly ...
Tarnished Plant Bug
(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, ...
(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 ...
Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot
(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 ...
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, 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 ...