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Appendix: sources of IPM supplies

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Pesticides for home apple growers

Chemical Pests controlled Trade name examples Notes
Bactericide
Bacillus subtilis fire blight Serenade Garden Defense Only during bloom or right after hail in spring
Copper fire blight many formulations, many brands Can damage leaves, blossoms, fruit.
Apply only before green tip.
Streptomycin sulfate fire blight Bonide Fire Blight Spray Not recommended
Fungicides
Captan scab, black rot many brands
Liquid lime-sulfur scab, black rot Lilly Miller Polysul is labeled for spring use (most brands are only for dormant use). Can burn plant tissue. Strong odor.
Wettable Sulfur or Sulfur Dust scab, black rot many brands. Lime-sulfur is more effective. Can harm fruit finish and lower soil pH.
Insecticides
Carbaryl apple maggot Sevin and many other brands Will cause fruit drop, so cannot be used until 30 days after full bloom. Very toxic to bees
Esfenvalerate plum curculio, codling moth, apple maggot Ortho Bug-B-Gon Max Has a relatively long pre-harvest interval. Very toxic to bees
Kaolin plum curculio, codling moth, apple maggot Surround at Home Repels insects. May be difficult to achieve necessary coverage.
Malathion plum curculio, codling moth Bonide Not labeled for apple maggot
Spinosad apple maggot Monterey Garden Insect Spray
Fruit tree sprays (combinations of insecticide and fungicide)
Captan, Carabyl, Malathion scab, black rot, plum curculio, codling moth, apple maggot Bonide Will cause fruit drop if used within 30 days of bloom. Very toxic to bees.
Captan, Malathion scab, black rot, plum curculio, codling moth Ferti-Lome Very toxic to bees.

Sources of traps and other supplies

Disclaimer: No endorsement of products is intended, nor is criticism of unnamed products

Ladd Research
83 Holly Court
Williston, VT 05495
800-451-3406
www.laddresearch.com
Ladd trap and apple maggot lure. Codling moth trap and lure. Tanglefoot.


  APTIV
2828 SW Corbett Ave, Suite 114
Portland, OR 97201
877-244-9610
www.advancedpheromonetech.com
Codling moth trap and lure. Apple maggot lure.

Gardens Alive
5100 Schenley Place,
Lawrenceburg, Indiana 47025
513-354-1482
www.gardensalive.com
Surround at Home. Codling moth trap and lure. Ladd trap and apple maggot lure.


  Biocontrol Network
5116 Williamsburg Rd.
Brentwood, TN 37027
800-441-2847
www.biconet.com
Codling moth trap and lure. Red sphere trap and apple maggot lure. Tanglefoot.
Gempler's
P.O. Box 44993
Madison, WI 53744-4993
800-382-8473
www.gemplers.com
Codling moth trap and lure. Red sphere trap and apple maggot lure. Tanglefoot.


The information given in this publication is for educational purposes only. Reference to commercial products or trade names is made with the understanding that no discrimination is intended and no endorsement by University of Minnesota Extension is implied.


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