Insects and Mites
Insect and mite pests of apple, pear, peach, plum, and cherry.
Research-based information to help you monitor and manage this exotic insect pest.
Biological control of pest species by predators, parasitoids, and pathogens has been a cornerstone of IPM since its inception. It has been difficult to utilize the full potential of biological control in tree fruit and other crops that receive periodic sprays of broad-spectrum pesticides and/or have high quality standards.