March 1st 2011 Issue

Sap beetles attacked Michigan cherries

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The strawberry sap beetle was one of three species identified in cherry orchards. The other two were dusky and picnic

Will the new pest go after grapes?

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Grape growers learn to identify spotted wing drosophila at a Washington State Grape Society meeting.

Preliminary tests conducted last fall indicate

Obliquebanded leafroller bugs tart cherry growers

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Leafroller larvae form webs and use them to curl leaves into protective structures.
Photo Courtesy Of Washington State University

Obliquebanded leafroller has

Old pesticides wanted

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Bins should not be used for storing pesticides. The Department of Agriculture can bring all the necessary equipment

Researchers tackle apple weevil

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Small and black, the apple flea weevil looks a bit like its larger snout beetle relative, the plum curculio.
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Cougarblight model updated

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Washington State University is working to help growers be better prepared to fight fireblight. Washington State

Rainfastness of pesticides varies

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John Wise carries out his rainfastness work on grapes and apples at Michigan State University’s Trevor Nichols Research Complex, where

Sap beetles attacked Michigan cherries

By |March 1st, 2011|

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The strawberry sap beetle was one of three species identified in cherry orchards. The other two were dusky

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