As of February 28, 2023 the Bramble Scout Website will no longer be available.

All of the information on this page has been moved to the NEW Fruit Scout Website  ( 

In addition to the Common Problems of Bramble Scouting Guide, all of the Scouting Guides for Fruit are available on the NEW Fruit Scout Website ( Please bookmark this new website for future use. 


Insect and Other Arthropod Pests



Abiotic Disorders

Additional Resources



This work is supported by the Crop Protection and Pest Management Program, Extension Implementation Program Area award number 2017-700006-27146 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.