How to Manage Pests

Pests in Gardens and Landscapes

Lack of water

Lack of water during early growth or during fruit production will reduce yields and fruit quality and may make trees more susceptible to borers or sunburn. Exposed upper branches become burned and die back. Leaves may fall off.


Keep trees vigorous by providing adequate water and fertilizer.

Leaves stressed for water
Leaves stressed for water

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