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Cornell Fruit Resources: Berries

Resources for Commercial Berry Growers

New and Emerging Pest Issues in Berries

What follows is information and resources on how to recognize new and/or emerging pest issues in berry crops. Each pest alert page provided below contains information on identification, monitoring, management strategies and resources for the particular pest or disease listed.

Arthropod Pests (Insects and Mites)






For assistance with diagnosing berry problems use the Berry Diagnostic Tool or contact your regional specialist or local Cornell Cooperative Extension Office for assistance.

To submit samples for disease diagnosis, contact Plant Disease Clinic, Cornell University, Department of Plant Pathology, 334 Plant Science Building, Ithaca, NY 14853-4203, (607) 255-7850.

To submit samples for insect diagnosis or for phone consultations, contact Insect Diagnostic Laboratory, Cornell University, Department of Entomology, 4140 Comstock Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853-2601, (607) 255-3250.

The following resources are suggested to help with weed identification. If you are unable to identify your problem weed using the resources listed below please contact your Cornell Cooperative Extension Office for assistance.

  • Uva, R.H., Neal, J.C. and DiTomaso, J.M. 1997. Weeds of the Northeast. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY. 397 pgs.
  • Royer, F. and Dickinson, R. 1999. Weeds of Canada and the Northeastern United States. Lone Pine Publishing/University of Alberta Press. 434 pgs.


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