Ohio State University Extension Bulletin

Controlling Diseases and Insects in Home Fruit Plantings

Bulletin 780


This bulletin was developed as a guide for home production of the following fruits: large fruit, apple, pear, peach, nectarines, cherry and plum; small fruit, grapes, strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries. The first section describes the proper use of pesticides, preparation of, how much, and safety. Tables and charts explain pesticide spray schedules and practices for disease and insect control. Also included are diagrams showing the developmental growth stages for the listed fruits.

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Keith L. Smith, Associate Vice President for Agricultural Administration and Director, OSU Extension TDD No. 800-589-8292 (Ohio only) or 614-292-6181



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