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Pear psylla active in Massachusetts Orchards

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April 18, 2018

Pear psylla adults have become active egg layers with warm temperatures in Massachusetts pear orchards. These pictures of adults and eggs on pear buds were taken last week by Jaime Pinero in eastern Massachusetts. Early season psylla control beginning with oil sprays is essential for season-long management. For more information see:

Pear psylla in New England Tree Fruit Management Guide

2-Swollen bud spray table for pears in New England Tree Fruit Management Guide

 

 

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