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Appendix 7

SCOUTING REFERENCE TABLE - INSECTS

Pest Where to look When to look What to record Comments
RAA Fruit clusters/bud terminals Until mid-season No. of infested terminals / 100 terminals or fruit clusters Stop counting at 5 infested terminals / tree
WAA, GAA Fruit clusters/bud terminals Until mid-season No. of infested terminals / 100 terminals or fruit clusters Stop counting at 50 infested terminals / tree
CM Pheromone traps (One trap for each 10 acres, with a minimum of 2 traps) Starting early April No. of moths captured / trap Mark this number with a "PT". Use date of 5th moth captured as biofix for Degree Day model. See Appendix 9.
Fruit Fruit set through maturity No. of fruit with entry holes / 100 fruit Entry holes mostly at caylx end
PC Fruit Fruit set through maturity No. of fruit with "moon" shaped scars / 100 fruit. Record any adult curculio seen while scouting. Use precautionary sprays at pink and petal fall.
WALH Underside of leaves All Season No. of nymphs and adults / 100 leaves Stop counting at 300 / tree.
FTLR, OBLR, RBLR Pheromone traps Fruit set through maturity No. of moths captured / trap Mark this number with a "PT"
Fruit clusters and leaves All season No. of larvae / 100 fruit clusters or leaves Distinguish between fruit and leaf samples on scouting form.
ERM Undersides of leaves All season No. of mites / 100 leaves
SJS Pheromone traps April and May Date of 1st male scale capture Use this date for biofix with SJS degree day model. See Appendix 9.
Twigs and limbs Beginning mid-May Incidence of crawlers Record date crawlers are first seen
STLM Leaves All season No. of mines / 100 leaves
GFW Fruit Fruit set through maturity No. of larvae / 100 fruit

CM-Codling Moth ERM-European Red Mite FTLR-Fruit-Tree Leafroller
GAA-Green Apple Aphid GFW-Green Fruitworm OBLR-Oblique Banded Leafroller
PC-Plum Curculio RAA-Rosy Apple Aphid RBLR-Red Banded Leafroller
SJS-San Jose Scale STLM-Spotted Tentiform Leafminer WAA-Wooly Apple Aphid
WALH-White Apple Leafhopper


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