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Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

apple ipm guide

Scroll through the different stages of development and find out which pests you should be looking for. Click on a pest to see the monitoring procedure and thresholds.

 

Dormant

Dormant Insects & Mites
European red mite
Scale
Diseases
Fire blight
     

Green tip to half inch green

Green tip   Diseases
Scab

Powdery mildew
Rust
     

Half inch green to tight cluster

Half inch green Insects & Mites
European red mite

Rosy apple aphid
Tentiform leafminer
Diseases
Scab

Powdery mildew
Rust
     

Tight cluster to pink

Tight cluster Insects & Mites
European red mite

Rosy apple aphid
Tentiform leafminer
Green apple aphid
European apple sawfly
Oriental fruit moth
Obliquebanded leafroller
Tarnished plant bug
Two spotted spider mite
Woolly apple aphid
Diseases
Scab

Powdery mildew
Black rot
Cankers
     

Pink

Full pink Insects & Mites
European red mite

Rosy apple aphid
Green apple aphid
Tentiform leafminer
European apple sawfly
Oriental fruit moth
Tarnished plant bug
Obliquebanded leafroller
Two spotted spider mite
Woolly apple aphid
Diseases
Scab

Powdery mildew
Black rot
Cankers
     

Bloom

Bloom Insects & Mites
European red mite

Rosy apple aphid
Green apple aphid
Tentiform leafminer
European apple sawfly
Oriental fruit moth
Codling moth

Mullein bug
Spring-feeding caterpillars
Tarnished plant bug
Obliquebanded leafroller
Plum curculio
White apple leafhopper
Two spotted spider mite
Woolly apple aphid

Diseases
Scab

Powdery mildew
Black rot
Fire blight
Blossom end rot
Cankers

     

Petal fall

Petal fall

Insects & Mites
European red mite

Rosy apple aphid
Tentiform leafminer
European apple sawfly
Oriental fruit moth
Codling moth
Mullein bug
Spring-feeding caterpillars
Green apple aphid
Obliquebanded leafroller
Plum curculio
White apple leafhopper
European apple sawfly
San Jose scale
Two spotted spider mite
Woolly apple aphid

Diseases
Scab

Powdery mildew
Black rot
Rust
Fire blight
Blossom end rot
Black rot
Cankers
Blisterspot
     

June (early summer)

June (early summer)

Insects & Mites
European red mite

Rosy apple aphid
Tentiform leafminer
Oriental fruit moth
Codling moth
Mullein bug
Spring-feeding caterpillars
Green apple aphid
Obliquebanded leafroller
Plum curculio
White apple leafhopper
European apple sawfly
San Jose scale
Two spotted spider mite
Woolly apple aphid
Potato Leafhopper
Dogwood borer

Diseases
Scab

Powdery mildew
Black rot
Rust
Fire blight
Black rot
Cankers
Blisterspot
     

July (mid summer)

July (mid summer) Insects & Mites
European red mite

Rosy apple aphid
Tentiform leafminer
Oriental fruit moth
Codling moth
Green apple aphid
Obliquebanded leafroller
White apple leafhopper
Plum curculio
San Jose scale
Two spotted spider mite
Woolly apple aphid
Potato Leafhopper
Apple maggot
Dogwood borer
Diseases
Scab

Powdery mildew
Black rot
Fire blight
Cankers
Blisterspot
Flyspeck
Sooty blotch
     

August (pre-harvest)

August (pre-harvest)

Insects & Mites
European red mite

Plum curculio
Oriental fruit moth
Codling moth
Green apple aphid
Obliquebanded leafroller
White apple leafhopper
European apple sawfly
San Jose scale
Two spotted spider mite
Woolly apple aphid
Potato Leafhopper
Apple maggot
Dogwood borer

Diseases
Scab

Powdery mildew
Black rot
Cankers
Blisterspot
Flyspeck
Sooty blotch