University of Maryland Extension

Home Fruit Preventative Spray Schedule

The link below will take you to the Virginia Tech Home Fruit Disease and Insect Management Guide. The close proximity to Maryland, the similar disease and insect problems experienced by fruit growers in both regions and the timely information should provide guidance in managing fruit problems. 

For weed control, we recommend cultural practices such as cultivation, hand-weeding, and mulching and not using herbicides. 

(PDF) Virginia Tech Cooperative Extension Pest Management Guide: Home Grounds & Animals 2020 - Home Fruit (1MB)

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