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pear psylla

a small jumping plant louse, Psylla pyricola, originally of Europe, that is a major pest of pears in the eastern U.S.
Origin of pear psylla
1900-05; < New Latin Psylla, genus name < Greek: flea Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Use dormant oil spray to control pear psylla, mites, and other pests.
  • In field and lab tests, a spray mix of water and synthetic esters controlled pear psylla and other soft-bodied insect pests.
  • Relative attractiveness of colour traps to pear psylla in relation to seasonal changes in pear phenology.

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