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Light Brown Apple Moth
(New York State IPM Program, 2018)
Originally from Australia, the light brown apple moth can now be found in New Zealand, New Caledonia, Hawaii, the British Isles, and most recently, California. The light brown apple moth is a greater threat than many other ...
(New York State IPM Program, 1985)
The dogwood borer (DWB), a native clearwing moth, can be found from southeastern Canada to Florida, and as far west as the Mississippi. The insect has a wide host range including dogwood, pecan, oak, plum, and apple. The ...
(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 ...
A Grower’s Guide to Organic Apples
(New York State IPM Program, 2010)
Many New York fruit growers have expressed interest in producing for the organic sector, where prices are relatively high and demand is increasing. However, reliable science-based information for commercial organic tree ...
European Apple Sawfly
(New York State IPM Program, 1991)
The European apple sawfly is an introduced pest that was first noted in North America infesting crabapples on Long Island (Farmingdale, N.Y.) and Vancouver Island (Victoria, B.C.) during 1939 and 1940, respectively. Since ...
(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, ...
European Red Mite
(New York State IPM Program, 1980)
The European red mite (ERM) is a European species introduced to North America in the early 1900’s. It rapidly extended its range, and is now established in most deciduous fruit growing areas. It is the most important mite ...
Woolly Apple Aphid
(New York State IPM Program, 1988)
The woolly apple aphid (WAA), reportedly native to North America, occurs in most apple-growing areas of the world. The WAA feeds mainly on apple, but can also be found on pear, quince, mountain ash, hawthorn, and cotoneaster. ...
(New York State IPM Program, 2020)
Apple scab, one of the most devastating fungal diseases of apple, occurs worldwide, wherever apples are grown. The fungal pathogen, Venturia inaequalis, can also infect crabapple, hawthorn, mountain-ash, firethorn, and loquat.
Bacterial Canker of Stone Fruit
(New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2020)
Bacterial canker of stone fruit occurs worldwide and is caused by Pseudomonas syringae for which distinct pathovars are known and associated with host range. In New York, the disease predominantly affects sweet cherry, ...