APPLE Pest Management - Apple Pest Publications
Orchard Fruit Pest Management [PDF file]: Maine private applicator private pesticide applicator training manual
Apple pest management for small hobby plantings
- Home Apple Orchard Pest Management, UMaine Extension
- Disease control for Home Apple Orchards, UCONN
- Home Fruit Tree Spray Schedule [PDF], UNH. Pest biology and timing are valid, but check for updated pesticide info.
- Planting and Early Care of Fruit Trees, UMaine Extension
- Growing Fruit Trees in Maine, UMaine Extension
Other Northeastern apple IPM newsletters
Northeastern U.S. commercial apple pest guides
Pest Fact Sheets
You can search for New England fact sheets on specific topics by entering keywords into the PRONewEngland fact sheet database.
Insect and Disease Pests
- Maine apple pest threshold and ID card [PDF / Word]
- Apple Insect and Disease pest fact sheets from Cornell.
- Apple Insect Pest fact sheets from West Virginia University. Comprehensive descriptions.
- Apple Disease fact sheets from West Virginia University. Comprehensive descriptions.
- Apple Insect and Disease pest fact sheets from Michigan State University.
- Apple Insect and Disease pest photos, supplementary images from University of Vermont.
- A Guide for Sampling and Managing Major Apple Pests in NY, Apple IPM scouting instructions and thresholds.
- Market Diseases of Apples, Pears, and Quinces, out of print 1971 USDA handbook
- Organic apple disease management in Ohio from Ohio State and West Virginia University
- Disease resistant cultivar update by Dr. David Rosenberger of Cornell
Other pest management topics
Other periodic apple pest management publications
- New York Fruit Quarterly – In depth articles on tree fruit and small fruit research projects conducted by Cornell University staff
- Fruit Notes – Research/Extension journal from University of Massachusetts
- Massachusetts March Message [PDF] – Update on apple IPM developments as of March 2004
- Fruit Grower News – Online excerpts from fruit industry newspaper
- Good Fruit Grower – Back issues of fruit production journal from Washington state
Horticultural fact sheets
- Renovating Old Apple Trees, UMaine Extension
- Nutrient Recommendations for Apples, UMass
- Apogee growth regulator [PDF], UMass
- Growth control, UMass
- Thinning Apples Chemically, UMass
- Calcium foliar sprays [PDF], UMass
- Safe Home Cider Making, UMaine Extension