PALS - Tree Fruit Field Guide NRAES-169
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but to a tree fruit grower, a picture can save thousands of dollars. This guide helps tree fruit growers identify pestilent insects, mites, and diseases, and to recognize beneficial insects, spiders, and mites that should be preserved in the orchard. Separate diagnostic keys for each type of tree fruit direct you to the possible solutions based on the type of damage observed. Detailed descriptions, photos, drawings, and management practices are given for 89 pests, 68 diseases, and 20 beneficials. For insects and mites, the time of year they may cause damage is indicated. Extensive glossary and index.
500 color photos • Drawings show actual pest size • 20 pages of diagnostic keys
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