Pest Management

Working safely with Fumitoxin in orchards – A grower’s perspective

By |March 22nd, 2017|

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By Sean Gilbert

Gophers and other underground pests can cause significant damage to fruit tree orchards if they are not dealt

Wasps released to eat stink bug eggs

By |March 15th, 2017|

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Brown marmorated stink bugs show no signs of stopping their advance in the Pacific Northwest. But last fall, Oregon launched

Leafhopper linked to little cherry disease

By |March 15th, 2017|

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The growing incidence of little cherry disease in Pacific Northwest orchards prompted researchers to begin a project last year to

Can earwigs be beneficial in some orchards? – Video

By |March 13th, 2017|

Don’t wig out in bug battle: WSU graduate student set to convince growers how earwigs can be beneficial in some orchards.

Using genetics to create “a birth control pill” for moths

By |March 8th, 2017|

Gene-editing research could lead to new control for codling moth

Cutting-edge technique to keep pathogens away

By |February 28th, 2017|

Rutgers researchers hope gene-editing technology can make wine grapes resistant to downy mildew.

Tips for putting the fight back in fungicide

By |February 23rd, 2017|

WSU extension specialist shares tips to overcome spray resistance.

Second day of IFTA conference highlights tree systems, rootstocks and awards

By |February 22nd, 2017|

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The second day of the International Fruit Tree Association’s 60 annual conference featured a slew of speakers on topics including

Discussion in Seattle March 29: Exploring how mushrooms can help bees survive

By |February 17th, 2017|

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Can the mushroom hold a key to survival of honeybees?

That topic is the focus of a talk in Seattle March 29

WSU Extension hosts Organic Pest and Disease “Fruit School” March 14 and 15

By |January 31st, 2017|

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Washington State Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center is sponsoring a conference in March on organic pest and disease management.

The

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