San Jose Scale

ENTFACT-204: San Jose Scale  |  Download PDF

Codling Moth

ENTFACT-203: Codling Moth  |  Download PDF

by Ric Bessin, Extension Specialist
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture 

The codling moth larva is one of the very destructive pests introduced from Europe by settlers. This is the ‘worm in the apple.’  While it can attack various fruits, it primarily damages apples.  This is a key pest of apples that requires management in every orchard in Kentucky.  

Plum Curculio

ENTFACT-202: Plum Curculio  |  Download PDF

by Ric Bessin, Extension Specialist
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture 

Plum curculio is a native pest of North America that can cause considerable problems in orchards throughout Kentucky. While it has only a single generation in Kentucky, it can cause serious early-season fruit damage to apple, pears, peaches and other stone fruits. 

Controlling Apple Pests

ENTFACT-201: Controlling Apple Pests  |  Download PDF

by Ric Bessin, Extension Specialist
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Peachtree Borer

ENTFACT-200: Peachtree Borer  |  Download PDF