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Pruning Trees in Winter

Pruning a tree. (Photo: Pixabay)

Winter is an ideal time to prune deciduous fruit and shade trees, since the trees are dormant and...

Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 4:41 PM
Tags: apricot (3), cherry (5), disease (1), dormant (1), environmental disorders (1), fruit (2), pest (2), prune (2), pruning (2), tree (1), trees (1), UC IPM (2), winter (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Flies Spoiling Your Cherry Season?

Ripened cherry with sunken oviposition sites of spotted wing drosophila. [L. Strand]

As cherries begin to ripen on backyard fruit trees, you'll want to monitor the fruit for pests,...

Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 1:19 PM
Tags: cherry (5), fly (2), fruit (2), maggot (1), pest (2), spotted wing drosophila (1), sunken (1), UC IPM (2)

It's Time to Prune Apricot & Cherry Trees

Cluster of ripe apricots [J.K.Clark]

Although most fruit trees are pruned during the dormant season, in areas with wet winters, apricots...

Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 1:48 PM
Tags: apricot (3), bacterial (1), botryosphaeria (1), canker (2), cherries (1), cherry (5), diseases (1), eutypa dieback (1), fungal (1), pathogens (1), prune (2)

Avoid Pruning Apricots and Cherries in Cool Season

Figure 1. Oozing produced by fungal infection of a cherry branch pruned during a previous cool season.

Most people think about pruning fruit trees during the winter since the branch structure is most...

Posted on Monday, December 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Tags: apricot (3), canker (2), cherry (5), pruning (2)

Spring Treatments for Backyard Fruit Tree Insects: Spotted Wing Drosophila

Figure 1. The adult male (shown here) of the spotted wing drosophila has a black spot on its forewings but the female doesn't.

[From March 2013 issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM News.] Spotted winged...

Posted on Monday, April 7, 2014 at 11:41 AM
Tags: cherry (5), Drosophila (1), fly (2), SWD (1)
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