Insects and mites

Pennsylvania expands spotted lanternfly quarantine

By |July 11th, 2016|

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The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has expanded a spotted lanternfly quarantine to include more townships and two boroughs in Lehigh

Assessment analyzes risk for spread of apple maggot

By |July 8th, 2016|

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A trio of pest consultants has concluded that transporting urban organic waste would likely spread the dreaded apple maggot to

State finalizes rules to kill maggots before shipping compost

By |July 8th, 2016|

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Washington state regulators have finalized special permit requirements for composters seeking to transport feed stocks outside the apple maggot quarantine

Minnesota’s dry, cold-hardy white

By |June 27th, 2016|

New white wine grape variety shows resistance to downy, powdery mildew, phylloxera.

A new way to apply chemicals

By |June 23rd, 2016|

Results look promising for solid-set canopy system delivery.

Hoppers at heart of red blotch

By |May 26th, 2016|

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Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have identified the three-cornered alfalfa treehopper (Spissistilus festinus) as the first known vector

Organic control of SWD

By |May 25th, 2016|

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Researchers are tackling what they call “cultural tactics” to determine nonchemical farming practices — such as pruning and thinning techniques

Beakers and breakthroughs in SWD research

By |May 24th, 2016|

California research into spotted wing drosophila sounds like science fiction.

SWD – How to stop a proliferate pest?

By |May 24th, 2016|

Growers and researchers are struggling in efforts to control the spread of spotted wing drosophila.

Ferguson: Renewed focus on little cherry disease

By |May 23rd, 2016|

Research underway to study leafhopper vectors of Western X.

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