Tree Fruit Production Guide

This production guide provides commercial fruit growers, extension educators, consultants, and others with information on fruit culture; orchard nutrition; spraying; pesticides; storage of tree fruit crops; and control of weeds, insects (including brown marmorated stink bug and spotted wing drosophila), diseases, and more.

This nearly 400-page guide is revised every two years with input by Penn State faculty members, extension specialists, and other consultants. New for this edition is a color section featuring images of select diseases and insect pests.

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Product Details

  • Part I: Cultural Information
  • Part II: Diseases, Pests, and Natural Enemies
  • Part III: Chemical Management
  • Part IV: Chemical Management Tables
  • Part V: IPM Spray Programs
  • Part VI: Harvest and Postharvest Handling
  • Part VII: Cider Production
  • Part VIII: Maintaining the Safety of PA Apples and Apple Products
  • Part IX: Farm Management
  • Part X: Marketing