Fruit Integrated Pest Management

Extremely high densities of SJS can kill the cambium layer on major branches of infested trees. A close-up view (pictured) will show many small grayish “domes” on the surface of the wood. Scraping away the SJS’s armor will reveal the yellowish orange body of the scale.

The following links provide helpful information, images, and updates on fruit pest and disease control for both commercial orchardists and homeowners.

Insect and Disease Information

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Apricot Cherry Apple Peach
pear plum small fruit
Pear Plum Small Fruit

Image Gallery

IPM Advisory - Tree Fruit

IPM Advisory - Small Fruit and Vegetable


Commercial Tree Fruit Production Guide 

Backyard Fruit Pest Management Guide

Invasive Fruit Pest Guide

Research Reports

Insect Pest Biofixes

Pest Monitoring Videos

Utah TRAPs, a degree day calculator from the Utah Climate Center