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Petal Fall Blueberry Pests

Of all insect pests, those active after bloom through harvest represent the greatest potential injury to a blueberry crop because they damage the fruit or transmit disease. 

Key petal fall pests

Cherry fruitworm

Cranberry fruitworm

Plum curculio – Coming soon!

Sharpnosed leafhopper – Coming soon!

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Hannah Burrack, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Hannah BurrackProfessor and Extension Specialist (Berry, Tobacco and Specialty Crops) Call Dr. Hannah E-mail Dr. Hannah Entomology & Plant Pathology
NC State Extension, NC State University
Page Last Updated: 5 years ago
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