G6010, Revised August 2014
Table 1Pesticides used to control common diseases and insect pests on home fruit plants.
Apply before buds swell.
Apply when green leaves are 0.25 to 0.5 inch long.
Apply when blossom buds are clearly evident but not open.
Apply when 25 percent of blossoms are open.Do not use insecticides during this period — Save the bees.
Apply when most of blossom petals have fallen.
Apply 10 days after petal-fall and at 10-day intervals through May.
Apply at 14-day intervals, June through mid-August.
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