Home Fruit Gardens: Table 8.4. Insect and Mite Pests in Strawberries

Informational table showing occurrence of insect and mite pests during the strawberry growing season.
Home Fruit Gardens: Table 8.4. Insect and Mite Pests in Strawberries - Articles

Updated:

Natalie Hummel, Louisiana State University AgCenter, Bugwood.org

Diseases

  • SBW = strawberry bud weevils
  • SB = sap beetles
  • PB = plant bugs
  • S = slugs
  • M = mites
  • SPB = spittle bugs
TimingSBWPBSBSMSPB
Dormant------
Flower Buds-+--+-
Prebloom-+--++-
10% Bloom++-+++-
>10 days after 10% bloom+++++++++
Petal Fall++++++++-
Harvest+++++++++-
Renovation----+-
Summer----++-

+ = pest present, possible control
++ = proper timing of control
- = control generally is not needed at this time