Full course description

Feeding and defoliation of oak trees from the green oak tortrix larvae can cause the oak trees to be weakened and infected by many other pests and diseases. The summer fruit tortrix moth larvae can cause a significant amount of damage to host plants as they feed. The variegated golden tortrix is a species of leaf roller that causes damage to oaks, peaches, apples, cherries, and many other fruit and ornamental trees every year. The learning objectives are to understand the following regarding the pests:


• Hosts
• Distribution
• Damage
• Life Cycle
• Identification
• Monitoring
• Control
• Sample Submission