Need help in microlepidoptera

Bob Kriegel kriegelr at
Tue May 6 12:54:00 EDT 1997

Phyllonorycter blancardella is a wide-spread pest of apples in the U.S.,
here it's known as the spotted-tentiform leafminer.  In Michigan this
leafminer has three generations per year.  Adults are routinely monitored
using pheromone traps.  A detailed management strategy for this insect is
included in the New York State  online Apple IPM manual at:  
Links to additional information are available in the "Pest Management"
section of my Fruit IPM links page at:

I hope this is useful,
Bob Kriegel

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