Agriculture: Pear Pest Management Guidelines

Postharvest

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

About Postharvest

What should you be doing during this time?

Check top shoots for

  • European red mite
  • Pear psylla nymphs and eggs
  • Pear rust mite
  • Pear sawfly (pearslug)
  • Pear scab lesions on leaves
  • Pearleaf blister mite damage on leaves
  • Predatory mites
  • Webspinning spider mites

Sample fruit left on trees for codling moth and codling moth damage.

Manage orchard floor vegetation:

Text Updated: 11/12