Plum Curculio

Author (s):  Annie Deutsch, Christelle Guedot

Plum curculio, a beetle native to the midwestern United States, is one of the most common and detrimental pests of apple in Wisconsin and can cause significant damage to tree fruit. Along with apple, it attacks pear, quince, and stone fruits such as plum, cherry, peach, and apricot. Learn about the life cycle, damage patterns, and control options to effectively manage plum curculio (4 pages; 2018).

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