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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
(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 ...
Cherry Bark Tortrix Moth
(New York State IPM Program, 2018)
A relatively new exotic pest in North America, cherry bark tortrix was found in British Columbia in 1989, in Washington in 1991, spread to Oregon, and has now established itself as a pest of ornamental cherries in the ...
Brown Rot of Stone and Pome Fruit
(New York State IPM Program, 2019)
Brown rot occurs on all stone fruit worldwide and afflicts blossoms, twigs, and fruit, both pre- and post-harvest. Several closely-related fungal species, collectively known as Monilinia spp. cause the disease. In stone ...
(New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2020)
The spotted lanternfly is a planthopper native to China and Southeastern Asia. Discovered in Pennsylvania in 2014, the spotted lanternfly presents a threat throughout much of the United States. While its list of hosts is ...