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, Oregon State

Good Stuff

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Left: The AVSealer with true temperature control; Right top: Spectrum Technologies’s WaterScout sensor; Bottom: Control weeds without harming

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 apple

Good Point – Jay F. Brunner

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High-density fruiting walls will facilitate better spray coverage. The future of integrated pest management will be

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.

Too hot to handle

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Cutworms come out at night to feed on grape buds. Pyrethroid barrier trunk sprays have

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 also

Clearwing moth spreading

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Left: Adult apple clearwing. Right: Larvae burrow under tree bark for almost two years, feeding on the cambium

WSU Decision Aid System updated

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To see the Decision Aid System online, visit entomology.tfrec.wsu .edu/das. by Vince P. Jones, Brad Petit,

Learning new tactics

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

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