Content tagged "blueberry insect pests"

Blueberry Insect Pest Identification Guide

Blueberries Updated: December 07, 2015

Prepared by: Denise Attaway and Natalie Hummel  Click here toThe intent of this guide is to inform blueberry producers of all blueberry pests that can attack...

Spotted Wing Drosophila: Blueberry Pest

Blueberries Updated: July 31, 2013

A Spotted Wing Drosophila is a small fly (2 mm to 3 mm) with bright red eyes, a pale brown thorax, and an abdomen with black horizontal stripes.

Stink Bugs in Blueberry

Blueberries Updated: November 16, 2011

Damage to blueberries by stink bugs.

Blueberry Aphid

Blueberries Updated: November 14, 2011

   Description: Aphid adults have pear-shaped bodies. They, generally, are less than 1/8 inch long. Their color varies according to species, but common...

Blueberry Blossom Weevil

Blueberries Updated: November 14, 2011

Blueberry Blossom Weevils, also called Cranberry Weevils, are dark reddish beetles with white flecks on their wing covers (elytra). Each weevil has a snout...

Blueberry Mealybug

Blueberries Updated: November 14, 2011

Blueberry Mealybugs are 3 mm to 4 mm long and white to light pink with a waxy covering.Facts:Damage:Scouting:Control:Sources:NEXT PAGE - Blueberry Stem Gall...

Blueberry Stem Gall Wasp

Blueberries Updated: November 14, 2011

Blueberry Stem Gall Wasps are small kidney shaped to irregular spherical growths on the stems of blueberry plants. They range in size from .19 inches to .98...

Blueberry Tip Borer

Blueberries Updated: November 14, 2011

Description: Mostly brown, but each front wing has orange marks near tip and a silver spot along hind margin. Wingspan of 9.5 mm to 14.5 mm. Oviposit on...

Blueberry Flea Beetle

Blueberries Updated: November 14, 2011

  Blueberry Flea Beetle larvae are dark brown, 0.1 inch to 0.4 inch in length, and have three pairs of legs. Pupae are yellow-orange in color and are...

Yellow-necked Caterpillars

Blueberries Updated: November 14, 2011

  Beginning in mid-summer, blueberry bushes should be inspected every two weeks. Clusters of older larvae are usually quite visible feeding on the terminal...

Common Blueberry Insect Pests and Their Control

Blueberries Updated: November 14, 2011

  A small planting of blueberries can provide an ample supply of quality fruit for home use; however, it will probably have insect pest problems. But,...

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