San Jose Scale Crawler Emergence In Highland, NY June 16th, 2018

SJS 1st Gen. Nymphs on Black Electrical Tape (2018)

The first emergence of San Jose Scale crawlers were observed this afternoon on Red Delicious and Ginger Gold in Highland, NY June 16th, 2018. Trees were heavily infested with less then 10 nymphs found on three taped limbs.

If prior applications to infested trees have not yet been made this season management should begin at your earliest application window. Management options. Red halo will begin to appear on fruit of infested trees within the next 10 days to 2-weeks.

1st gen. San Jose Scale ‘crawler white cap phase’ on Red Delicious shortly after June emergence.