Virginia - West Virginia - Maryland
2017 Spray Bulletin for Commercial Tree Fruit Growers

Disease Management Section

prepared by K. S. Yoder, Virginia Tech

Insect Management Section

prepared by D.G. Pfeiffer, J.C. Bergh, D. J. M. Wilson, Virginia Tech; Daniel L. Frank, West Virginia University; and C. R. R. Hooks, University of Maryland

Disclaimer and Pesticide Warning - Please Read

Apples Pears Peaches and Nectarines Cherries (sweet and sour) Plums and Prunes
Dormant Dormant Dormant Prebloom Prebloom
Silver tip - Green tip Dormant-Green tip Pink Petal fall Bloom
1/4 - 1/2 inch green Green cluster bud Bloom Shuck fall Petal fall
Tight cluster - prepink White bud (popcorn) Petal fall First cover Shuck split, shuck fall
Pink and bloom Bloom Shuck split, shuck fall Second cover First cover
Petal fall Petal fall, first through fifth cover First cover Preharvest Second and third cover
First cover   Second cover Postharvest  
Second cover   Third cover    
Third cover   Fourth and fifth cover    
Fourth cover   Preharvest    
Fifth cover   Harvested fruit    
Sixth cover   Post Harvest Spray    
Seventh and eighth cover        
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