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Mealy plum aphid apricot

Aphids on apricot are the first to hatch from eggs in spring. As buds swell, they can easily be killed with the dormant oil application.

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Keeping the area around the base of fruit trees can help prevent borers like greater peachtree borer.

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Earwigs hiding at peach stem. Note feeding damage on foliage to the left of the earwig.

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The left image is early feeding damage caused by lygus bugs or stink bugs. As the fruit grows, it will look like the one on the right.