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  • Which Leafroller Species is in Your Apple Orchard?

    According to Washington State University, there are 2 types of leafrollers commonly found in Washington apple orchards: Pandemis leafroller (PLR) Obliquebanded leafroller (OBLR) If left uncontrolled, both chew through apple leaves and web together leaves and flowering parts of the buds. As larvae grow, they move to feed on the growing shoots, and sometimes continue to feed on the fruit – causing extensive damage and scabbing. Although they may seem similar at the egg and…

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