Integrated Pest Management Module for Apples & Pears

Product number: 6572

The Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Module for Apples and Pears provides the final step in linking weather data to actual pest risk, making it a powerful new tool in the battle against crop pest damage.

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Features & Benefits

Know What Pests Threaten Your Trees

If there is anything an experienced grower understands, it is this: your smallest enemy may be the most formidable. It’s not enough to know what is happening right now in your orchard. Growers must know what COULD happen in the next hours, days or weeks. An experienced grower is always aware of what pests and diseases threaten his crop; but no amount of experience can tell him exactly when conditions are favorable for that pest or disease to unleash devastation.

Integrated Pest Management uses the current weather conditions reported by your weather station, in your crop’s micro-climate, and correlates that data with pest models for all known stone fruit pests, including diseases, insects and mites to calculate the pest risk levels. The pest list is customizable to your orchard: if a pest is not present in your area, you can delete it from your pest list.

Clear Visuals Help Pest Control Decision-Making

See at glance when conditions are at high risk for specific pests. The color coded table shows high risk pests in red, medium risk pests in orange, and low risk in green. You’ll  see photographs of the pest or the disease damage, along with information about the pest. You’ll also be able to view graphs of data and tables compiled from local weather data.

This add-on module works with WeatherLink for Windows and Vantage Pro2 to gather real-time temperature, humidity, rain and leaf wetness data.

Sample Demonstration Program Available

We have created a demo version of the IPM software. Download this sample software today.


Software Features

  • Pest models for all known apple and pear pests, including diseases, insects and mites (ability to delete pests not present in your area)
  • See at a glance when conditions are favorable for insect pests reaching a damaging stage of growth, or for disease development to occur
  • Color-coded spreadsheet puts the highest risk potential pests at the top of the list and highlights them in red
  • Configure the software to reflect pests present in your area and use real-time data from your own weather sensors
  • Updated pest development algorithms will provide you with the most accurate, crop-specific risk assessment available


Diseases predicted

  • 4 Apple Scab (Venturia inaequalis) Models (Ascospore Maturity, Modified Mills Table & Revised Mills Table, A-Scab)
  • 3 Fire Blight (Erwinia amylovora) Models (CougarBlight, Maryblyt, Billings Integrated System)
  • 2 Sooty Blotch & Flyspeck (a complex of fungi, including Peltaster fructicola, Geastrumia polystigmatus, Leptodontium elatus, and Schizothyrium pomi) Models (Brown & Sutton, Cool Climate)
  • Powdery Mildew of Apple (Podosphaera leucotricha )
  • Brown Spot of Pear (Stemphylium vesicarium)
  • Cedar Apple Rust (Gymnosporangium juniperi-virginianae)
  • Black Rot of Apple (Leaf & Fruit) (Botryosphaeria obtusa)
  • Phenology Model of Apple Tree (Malus domestica)


System Requirements:

  • Windows® XP Service Pack 3 or above
  • WeatherLink for Windows software (version 5.5 or above)
  • Vantage Pro2 or Vantage Pro2 Plus weather station
  • Wireless Leaf & Soil Moisture/Temperature Station
  • Leaf Wetness Sensor

Compatible with Weather Envoy and Envoy8X.

Insects & mites predicted

  • Apple Maggot (Rhagoletis pomenella)
  • Codling Moth (Cydia pomonella)
  • European Red Mite (Panonychus ulmi)
  • Fruittree Leafroller (Archips argyrospilus)
  • Green Apple Aphid (Aphis pomi)
  • Japanese Beetle (Popillia japonica)
  • Light Brown Apple Moth (Epiphyas postvittana)
  • Lygus Bug (Lygus hesperus)
  • Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Ceratitis capitata)
  • Obliquebanded Leafroller (Choristoneura rosaceana)
  • Omnivorous Leafroller (Platynota stultana)
  • Orange Tortrix (Argyrotaenia citrana)
  • Oriental Fruit Moth (Grapholita molesta)
  • Pacific Spider Mite (Tetranychus pacificus)
  • Pandemis Leafroller (Pandemis pyrusana)
  • Potato Leafhopper (Empoasca fabae)
  • Redbanded Leafroller (Argyrotaenia velutinana)
  • San Jose Scale (Quadraspidiotus perniciosus)
  • Spotted Tentiform Leafminer (Phyllonorycter blancardella)
  • Tufted Apple Bud Moth (Platynota idaeusalis)
  • Twospotted Spider Mite (Tetranychus urticae)
  • White Apple Leafhopper (Typhlocyba pomaria)


  • Software on CD
  • All pest models for apples and pears


  • Windows® XP SP3 or above
  • WeatherLink for Windows software (version 5.6 or above)
  • Vantage Pro2 or Vantage Pro2 Plus weather station
  • Wireless Leaf & Soil Moisture/Temperature Station
  • Leaf Wetness Sensor

Compatible with Weather Envoy and Envoy8X.

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