Pest Management

SWD bugs California growers

By |May 20th, 2014|

In California’s climate, spotted wing drosophila thrives during the winter.

Michigan growers wary of spotted wing drosophila

By |May 20th, 2014|

A trapping program is vital so growers know where the spotted wing drosophila is and when.

Merivon labeled in New York

By |May 20th, 2014|

Merivon fungicide has been registered for use on pome and stone fruit in New York. In field trials, it [...]

New pest has racing stripes

By |May 20th, 2014|

The African fig fly, a relative of the spotted wing drosophila, is bigger and more competitive.

New grape virus in Washington

By |May 14th, 2014|

Don’t assume that red leaves mean grapevine leafroll virus — they could be symptoms of a new disease.

Pear growers have a strategy for pest management

By |May 14th, 2014|

A new pear pest management plan underlines the need for smaller trees and more efficient systems.

Destined for export: Understanding pesticide residue policy

By |May 6th, 2014|

It is a large international regulatory body with inherent inertia.

How much pheromone for codling moth?

By |May 6th, 2014|

Researcher finds codling moths need much less perfume to disrupt their mating.

Growers advised to prune crab apples (VIDEOS)

By |May 2nd, 2014|

Dealing with Manchurian crab apple postharvest storage diseases

Nematode management strategies

By |May 1st, 2014|

Preplant soil fumigation has long been an effective way to control nematodes, but fumigation in the future may be [...]