There are several key insects that affect cherry production. Use this handy guide to help identify pests and to learn more about solutions.
- Cherry Fruit Fly and Western Cherry Fruit Fly
- Plum Curculio
- American Plum Borer
- Spotted-Winged Drosophila
Postharvest management of New Zealand flower thrips (Thrips obscuratus) on apricots using ethyl formate or pyrethrum-based treatments
The proliferation of date palm pests and the severity of infestation vary according to the pest species, age of the tree and the dominating environmental conditions.
The following pests are classified as key pests because of their wide presence and the severe economic damage they can cause to the date palms and fruits:
Sírfidos (Diptera: Syrphidae) en cultivos de cacao y banano en los valles de Tumbes y Zarumilla, Perú
Why does a pesticide work well one time and not so well the next when everything seems the same? Variable weather could play a role. Or the pest could be less susceptible to the active ingredient. At other times, an inconsistent pesticide performance seems inexplicable.
Postharvest Control of Western Flower Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and California Red Scale (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) with Ethyl Formate and Its Impact on Citrus Fruit Quality