Insects and mites

Online DAS aids with pest decisions

By |December 11th, 2014|

Fees will allow WSU’s Internet-based Decision Aid System to introduce new, cool features.

New replant disease treatment

By |December 9th, 2014|

Seed meal treatments outperform fumigation.

Sensors help classify insects

By |November 21st, 2014|

New research holds promise for growers.

Remote pest managment with automated traps

By |November 20th, 2014|

With an electronic trap and wireless network, growers can spend less time scouting in the orchard.

Controlling the stinkers

By |November 3rd, 2014|

Strides have been made against brown marmorated stinkbug.

Multi-row sprayers offer great improvements in timeliness

By |October 24th, 2014|

As more growers move toward modern, high-density planting systems to improve yield and orchard management, the sprayer output needs [...]

Inmates help with grape research

By |September 12th, 2014|

Most spider mite research projects involve the tedious work of counting spider mites—peering down a microscope to count tiny [...]

New spider mite found in Washington

By |September 12th, 2014|

Willamette spider mite has been detected for the first time in Washington grapes.

OSU hopes to fill David Sugar’s research position

By |September 3rd, 2014|

Growers and other stakeholders will meet on September 9 at Oregon State University’s Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center [...]

Native plants attract beneficial insects

By |August 20th, 2014|

David James hopes to expand his research to more vineyards.