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(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 ...
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 ...
Elements of IPM for Apples in New York State
(New York State IPM Program, 2010)
A checklist of IPM practices for apple growers in New York State. Practitioners can use this document to track their IPM implementation and accrue points to assess their level of adoption of IPM practices.
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, ...
Black Knot of Plums
(New York State IPM Program, 1992)
Black knot is a common and often serious disease of plum and prune trees in New York. Once established, the disease becomes progressively more severe each year unless control measures are taken. Infected limbs and twigs ...
Plum Pox Disease of Stone Fruits
(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 ...
Sooty Blotch and Flyspeck
(New York State IPM Program, 1995)
Sooty blotch and fly speck are the two most common “summer diseases” of apples in the Northeast; they are also problems on pears. Although caused by two different organisms, the diseases often occur together since both are ...
Achieving Biological Control of European Red Mite in Northeast Apples: An Implementation Guide for Growers
(New York State IPM Program, 1998)
European red mites (ERM), Panonychus ulmi, feed on leaves of apple trees and thereby interfere with photosynthesis and production of carbohydrates. At high levels, ERM damage to apple leaves reduces fruit yield and quality. ...
Oriental Fruit Moth
(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 ...
Spotted Wing Drosophila
(New York State IPM Program, 2018-07)
Spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) is a vinegar or fruit fly of East Asian origin. It has been in Hawaii since the 1980s, but was first discovered in California in 2008. By 2010, it had made its way into Florida, Utah, the ...