Garden Plants and Their Problems
ENEMY DAMAGE CONTROL
Peach
Peach tree borer Masses of gum at base of Spray bark with DDT
  trunk, white worms in every 3 weeks, starting in
  bark. July or treat soil in fall
    with paradichlorobenzene.
San Jose scale Round, flat grayish scales Dormant lime-sulfur spray
  on bark. before buds swell.
Oriental fruit Terminal leaves wilt, die; DDT in cover sprays.
moth fruit wormy.  
Curculio Scarred and wormy fruit. Lead arsenate, safened with
    lime, at husk-split spray
    and 10 days later.
Japanese beetle Injures fruit, foliage. DDT or special rotenone
    spray.
Brown rot Grayish pustules on fruit; Sulfur sprays or dust.
  mummies hang on tree.  
Peach leaf curl Leaves reddened, curled. Dormant lime-sulfur, 1-15.

GET EXACT SPRAY SCHEDULE FROM YOUR OWN COUNTY AGENT

Pear
Pear leaf blister Brownish blisters on   leaves. Dormant oil spray.
mite
Pear psylla Leaves brown, drop ; sooty Spray with nicotine or lin-
  mold.     dane.
Pear-slug Slimy green larvae skele- Lead arsenate spray.
  tonize leaves.    
Fire blight Often kills trees.   A few varieties are resis-
        tant. Cut out cankers.

OTHER ENEMIES ARE SIMILAR TO THOSE OF APPLE AND CONTROLLED WITH SAME SPRAY SCHEDULE.

PECAN
Pecan weevil (hickory nut weevil)
Young nuts shrivel and drop; white grubs in ma- ture nuts. Jar trees, knocking weevils down onto sheets.




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