Louis Nottingham, Robert Orpet and Chris McCullough, April 2022
We sample pear psylla adults and natural enemies with beat tray taps throughout the year. In spring, we also collect fruiting buds to monitor psylla eggs and nymphs, and mites. After petal fall, we collect leaves to monitor psylla eggs and nymphs, mites, and parasitized psylla nymphs.
Links to current and previous year’s scouting reports are below: