First detection of pecan bud moth in Arizona

The Arizona Pest Management Center announced that the pecan bud moth, a species of leaf roller moth, has recently been observed in southeastern Arizona pecan orchards. This is the first time growers have reported this pest and expressed concerns about potential impacts to the crop. The center published a rapid communication to provide information on this potential pest and share management techniques. Growers are encouraged to review this information with their pest control advisor to determine what action, if any, is required.

Click here to read and download the complete publication on the Pecan Bud Moth in Arizona.