Mating Disruption Effective Treatment for Peachtree Borers

Jim Rogers Peaches

By Clint Thompson Mating disruption is an effective treatment for peach tree borers and lesser peachtree borers. One application in early March can last all season for peach producers. However, the management tactic may only be effective if nearby peach growers are implementing the tactic as well. Brett Blaauw, assistant professor at the University of Georgia (UGA) College of Agricultural …