The Virginia Fruit Web Site:

Apple IPM

Updated 12 July 2024

Pest Biology | Trap Data | Biological Control | Chemical Control | Mating Disruption
  • Tree Fruit Pests of the Month!
  • Current pheromone trap data for selected pome fruit pests
  • Degree-day use and interpretation for growers
  • Degree-day targets for CM, OFM and TBM

  • Information on an apple maggot export protocol

  • An illustrated diagnostic key to tree fruit diseases (West Virginia University)

  • Biological and monitoring information for apple diseases:
  • The Orchard Monitor, a biweekly newsletter on fruit IPM from West Virginia University

  • En español: El Manual de Monitoreo de Plagas, Enemigos Naturales y Enfermidades del Manzano, Peral y Cerezo: Una Guia Ilustrada para el estado de Washington (Orchard Monitoring Manual for Pests, Natural Enemies and Diseases of Apple, Pear and Cherry: An Illustrated Guide for Washington State)

    Biological Control

    Chemical Control

  • Links to Virginia Chemical Control Recommendations:

  • The guides are available free online in PDF, and will also be available for purchase.
    Weed Management

    Pheromone-based Monitoring and Management

  • Pacific Biocontrol Mating Disruption Information
  • Hercon Environmental
  • Washington State University page on codling moth mating disruption.
  • Pherolist, a glossary of lepidopteran sex attractants
  • Resistant Varieties

    Other Topics