Other Publications

Fruit Tree Books

Mid-Atlantic Orchard Monitoring Guide

The Mid-Atlantic Orchard Monitoring Guide, edited by Henry W. Hogmire

The Mid-Atlantic Orchard Monitoring Guide (NRAES-75), published in June, 1995 by NRAES, is a comprehensive ring-bound volume on integrated monitoring practices for deciduous tree fruits. The 370-page book contains over 320 high-quality color photographs of tree fruit diseases and orchard pests, as well as complete descriptions of how to monitor for each pest and how to interpret the monitoring data. Additional chapters cover Nematodes, Weeds, Frost Monitoring and Protection, Irrigation Scheduling, Wildlife, Nutrition, Fruit, Monitoring Equipment and Supplies, Monitoring Plan and Schedule, Evaluation, and Record Keeping.  The new list price is $48.00 + $5.50 S&H (reduced from $75.00).  Send requests to the Natural Resource,  Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES), Cooperative Extension, 152 Riley-Robb Hall, Ithaca, NY  14853-5701, or for more information, call 607-255-7654.  Click here to order online from NRAES.

The Entomology portion of the Monitoring Guide is available online at the Virginia Fruit Page. The Plant Pathology portion of the Monitoring Guide is here, at West Virginia University's Kearneysville WWW Site.

Abridged electronic version of the Spray Bulletin.

The Virginia-West Virginia-Maryland Spray Bulletin for Commercial Tree Fruit Growers, edited by Fruit Extension Specialists in Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland.

The Spray Bulletin is updated annually and is available at the Kearneysville Tree Fruit Research and Education Center. Cost in 2008 is $14.00 (includes postage). Mail your request along with a check payable to "West Virginia University" to The Kearneysville Tree Fruit Research and Education Center, P.O. Box 609, Kearneysville, WV 25430.  Tree fruit disease management recommendations from the Spray Bulletin are available at this Web site.  An abridged electronic version containing both insect and disease management recommendations is available at the Virginia Fruit PageDownload a PDF version of the entire Spray Bulletin.

Reprints of Research Articles by WVU/Kearneysville TFREC Researchers:

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