Agriculture: Pear Pest Management Guidelines


This year-round IPM program covers the major pests of pear.

About Harvest

What should you be doing during this time?

Check fruit for feeding damage caused by

  • Codling moth
  • Katydids
  • Mealybugs (grape, obscure)
  • Obliquebanded leafroller
  • Pear rust mite
  • Pear scab lesions (primary or secondary)
  • Pearleaf blister mite
  • Plant bugs (western boxelder bug, lygus bugs, stink bugs)
  • San Jose scale
  • New or unusual damage or pests

Continue checking codling moth traps through mid-September in mating-disruption and conventional orchards.

Text Updated: 11/12