May 1st 2010 Issue

Growers surveyed on pest practices

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Washington apple growers are adopting new pest ­management strategies and technologies including safer chemistries, in accordance with the U.S. [...]

Woolly apple aphid

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Syrphid fly larvae attack woolly apple aphids.

The woolly apple aphid overwinters as a nymph on the roots of apple [...]

Compost tea recipes

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Tweaking the aeration time, handling, and changing additives can create diverse compost teas—even though they were made with the [...]

What are compost teas?

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Compost teas have been promised by some companies to be a wonder-all product, protecting plants from disease, increasing growth, [...]