Integrated Pest Management

Damage Symptoms

Choose the part on which damage is most visible:
Fruit
Leaves / Foliage
Blossoms
Stems, Branches & Twigs
Roots
Whole Tree
None of the above....
 
If no damage is visible on the tree or any separate part of it, the insect  could be "just visiting". Keep checking for damage.

 

Fruit
Is the shape of the fruit abnormal?
Budmite
Bollworm
Red Scale
Mealybug
Does the fruit have lesions or marks on it?
Red Scale
Thrips
Bollworm
Brown Leafhopper
Green Leafhopper
Wind
Hail
Is it a fallen fruit?
False Codling Moth
Fruit Fly
Budmite
Bollworm
Alternaria
Burst
Does the fruit have a residue of some kind on it? (eg a black substance)
Mealy Bug
Aphids
Cotton Cushiony Scale
Are any insects visible on the fruit?
Mealy Bug
Red Scale
Cotton Cushiony Scale
Has the fruit coloured prematurely or is it discoloured?
False Codling Moth
Fruit Fly
Leafhopper
Mites
Alternaria
None of the above...
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Leaves & Foliage
Are the leaves malformed?
Budmite
Aphids
Thrips
Do the leaves have a residue of some kind on them? (eg a black substance)
Mealy Bug
Aphids
Cotton Cushiony Scale
Has the leaf been eaten by something?
Leafminer
Orange Dog Butterfly
Thrips
Grasshopper
Is the leaf discoloured in some way?
Red Scale
Mites
Leafhoppers
Nutrient Deficiency
Are any insects visible on the leaves?
Leafhoppers
Red Scale
Mealy Bug
Cotton Cushiony Scale
Soft Brown Scale
Mites
Did the leaves drop from the tree?
Stress can be caused by water deficiency, incorrect fertigation or overdosage of chemicals.
None of the above...
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Blossoms
Is the shape of the blossom abnormal?
Budmite
Are any insects/caterpillars visible on the blossoms?
Bollworm
Aphids
Is any residue visible on the blossom?
Aphids
None of the above...
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Stems, Branches & Twigs
Are insects visible on the stems or branches?
Cottony Cushion Scale
Red Scale
Soft Brown Scale
Orange Dog
Plant Hopper
Beetles
Are any shoots malformed?
Budmite
Leafminer
Do the twigs die back?
Red Scale
Tipwilters
Frost
Copper Deficiency
None of the above...
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Roots
Is there any damage to the roots?
Either a nematode or a beetle.
Symptoms are yellow and spares leaves
None of the above...
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Whole Tree
Does the tree look unhealthy?
If no insects visible on tree look at the roots or check for reasons for tree stress.
Stress can be caused by water deficiency, incorrect fertigation or overdosage of chemicals.
None of the above...
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Go to Web Links
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