This section contains information on Minor Fruit IPM, much of which is continuing to unfold as new acreage is planted and crops come under commercial production.
Beach Plums | Cranberries | Currants, Gooseberries and Jostaberries (Ribes) | Elderberries | Juneberries/Saskatoons | Other | Home Growing
- Currant and Gooseberry Pests – Diagnostic key developed by USDA/ARS National Clonal Germplasm Repository
- Minor Fruit Webpage
- Pest Management Guidelines for Berry Crops – Critical pesticide information for managing diseases, insects, mites, weeds, wildlife, and nutrients.
- Pesticide Management Education Program – Cornell Cooperative Extension’s pesticide information and education center.
- NYS DEC Pesticide Labels Website (NYSPAD)
- Berry Webinar Archive – View and listen to online berry web seminars, including pest management topics such as management strategies for blueberry/cranberry weed, diseases and insect management.
- NYS IPM Program – Site has insect and disease factsheets, Elements of IPM for blueberries, strawberries and raspberries, and Trac Software. See also NYS IPM Berry Project Reports.
- Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) – Cornell Fruit Resources webpage that gives information regarding this economically important pest. You may also want to visit the SWD blog for updates.
- Spotted Wing Drosophila Winter Biology (2016 Fruit Quarterly v. 24-3)
- About Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) – Cornell Fruit Resources webpage for information regarding this generalist plant feeding insect.
- Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Small Fruit – Uncovering the pest’s secrets to find management solutions that will protect our food, our environment, and our farms.
- New and Emerging Pest Issues in Berries
- Cornell Beach Plum Website
- How to Grow Beach Plums
- The Beach Plum: A History and Grower’s Guide
- Cornell Pest Management Guidelines for Commercial Tree Fruit Production
- Cornell Pest Management Guidelines for Berry Crops – Chapter 8 Cranberries
- Maine Cranberry IPM Guide
- UMASS Cranberry Station
- Eastern Canada Cranberry IPM Manual
Currants, Gooseberries and Jostaberries (Ribes)
- Cornell Pest Management Guidelines for Berry Crops – Chapter 7 Currants and Gooseberries
- Currant Cane Dieback in NY: Preliminary Data From the Hudson Valley Trial
- Cornell Pest Management Guidelines for Berry Crops – Chapter 9 Elderberries
- Cornell Pest Management Guidelines for Berry Crops – Chapter 10 Juneberries/Saskatoons
- Growing Saskatoons – A Manual for Orchardists– Prarie Elements
- Cornell University Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic
- Cornell University Insect Diagnostic Laboratory
- Cornell Pest Management Education Program (PMEP) – promotes the safe use of pesticides for the applicator, the consumer, and the environment, and also serves as a pesticide information/education center for those interested in pesticide chemicals.
- Growing Degree Days for New York
- Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI)
- OMRI Products List
Information for Home Fruit Plantings
- Cornell Guide to Growing Fruit at Home
- Cornell Garden-based Learning – Fruit
- Chapter 11: Small fruit cultural pest management in Pest Management Around the Home Cultural Methods
- Fruit Production for the Home Gardener- A Comprehensive Guide – Penn State University