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Apple Pest Management for Home Gardeners

Patricia S. McManus, Daniel L. Mahr, Teryl R. Roper, UW-Extension
Revised:  3/17/2011
Item number:  A2179

Home gardens usually contain only a few apple trees, making it feasible to limit pesticide use and still produce a healthy crop of apples. This extensively updated publication outlines the basic principles of pest management. Learn which non-chemical strategies are effective and when pesticides might be worth considering. Provides detailed descriptions of common diseases and insect pests plus weed control options (12 pages).

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