Barnes OrchardThe Mid-Atlantic Regional Fruit Loop

Extension, Research and Teaching in Fruit Crops

Fruit IPM

Links to information about Fruit IPM:
Mid-Atlantic Orchard Monitoring Guide

  • Pesticide legislation - Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) (EPA web links)

  • International fruit pests of concern:
    Summerfruit tortrix, Adoxophyes orana Fischer von Rösslerstamm (Mass link)
    Plum fruit moth, Grapholita funebrana
    Lightbrown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana Walker
    European vine moth, Lobesia botrana Denis & Schiffermüller
    Grape bud moth, European grape berry moth, Eupoecilia ambiguella Hübner
    Common cockchafer, May beetle, June beetle, Melolontha melolontha (L.)
    Fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda

    Upcoming IPM conferences:

    Archive files: Winter Fruit Schools:Patrick-Carroll (Mt. Airy) - Feb. 7.    Botetourt-Roanoke - Feb. 8.  Nelson-Albemarle - Feb. 9.    Madison-Rappahannock - Feb. 10.    Winchester - Feb. 11, Winchester small fruit school, Blackstone Blackberry and Blueberry fruit school, 2003 Fruit Schools: Mt. Airy - Feb. 10; Roanoke - Feb 11; Central Virginia - Feb 12; Madison-Rappahannock - Feb 13; Winchester - Feb 14.  The 2004 meeting of the NABGA was held in Tampa FL on Feb 21-22. The program was posted.  Small Fruit field day - Blackstone, July 22, 2004. Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference - Savannah GA, January 7-9, 2005