University of Kentucky -- College of
Agriculture -- Department of Entomology

Fruit Insects Calendar for Kentucky


This table shows

Please note:

Key:

- or * indicates insect populations likely to be present

* indicates peak population levels likely

Multiple peaks indicate the particular insect species produces more than one generation per year.

Pest Activity Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Apple
Codling moth.--***-----****---*****-.
Codling moth larvae..--****----*********-.
Plum curculio.--****..-**--.
Rosy apple aphid-----*****-....
European red mite...---*********--.
Redbanded leafroller--****---*****-...
San Jose scale flight.-***--*****-..
San Jose scale crawler..-***--******-.
Peach
Oriental fruit moth.-***--****--********-.
Tarnished plant bug.---*****.....
Peachtree borer...---*****---.
Lesser peachtree borer..---****---------.
Strawberry
Root weevils..-*******--...
Meadow spittle bug.--******--....
Tarnished plant bug.---***.....
Grapes
Grape berry moth..-****-.-****-.
Redbanded leafroller--****---*****-...
Grape root borer....--****---.
Brambles
Rednecked cane borer..-****-...
Pecan
Pecan weevil.....--*****.
Chestnut
Chestnut weevil....--******..

Cooperative Extension Service:
University of Kentucky, Kentucky State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and
Kentucky Counties, cooperating