Montmorency Pest

Asked October 26, 2019, 6:07 PM EDT

Hi, Need help understanding these pests, their lifecycle, and effective ways to eradicate them organically.

Bill
4G Ranch
Ontonagon, Michigan

Ontonagon County Michigan fruits and vegetables insect issues fruit trees

1 Response

These are pear slugs. See the following link for descriptions , life cycle and control strategies. Other methods of control....you can flick them off with your finger, sprinkle wood ash on them. https://hort.extension.wisc.edu/articles/pear-slug-pear-sawfly/