March 1st 2009 Issue

Monitoring, managing codling moth clearly and precisely

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A research report from Alan Knight, USDA–Wapato; Loys Hawkins and Kathleen McNamara, Bear Creek Orchards, Oregon; and
Rick Hilton, [...]

Learning new tactics

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Dr. Jay Brunner, Washington State University entomologist, right, explains the IPM strategies for control of codling moth [...]

Staying free of apple maggot

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These dimpled apples show telltale signs of apple maggot eggs deposited under the fruit skin. [...]

Putting bats to work

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Bats eat a variety of night-flying insects, including codling moth. Tree [...]

Rain, rain, go away

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Michigan State University’s John Wise uses a rain chamber to measure the rainfastness of insecticides sprayed on [...]

Making it pay

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Growers attending a beneficial bird workshop at Omeg Orchards, The Dalles, Oregon, examine a barn owl box. [...]

Good to Know

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A prototype of the clear delta codling moth trap developed in 2008 by USDA’s Dr. Alan Knight. [...]

Good Job

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In an industry that espouses change, Canadian Don Claridge is somewhat of a maverick. The 57-year-old apple grower, [...]

Exports complicate pest control

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Pest management has become extremely complex—not just because of new products that work differently from the old pesticides, but [...]

Last Bite – S Brand meant the best

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Much of the Optimus Fruit Ranch property is now part of the Yakima airport. John [...]