Insects and mites

Apple maggot, worries spread in Michigan

By |March 1st, 2016|

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Apple maggot infestations seem to be on the increase in Michigan, so growers should have a summertime control program ready

Hansen: Wine grapes — An IPM success story

By |March 1st, 2016|

Integrated pest management research has saved Washington’s wine grape growers millions in pesticide costs.

Differing life cycles pose challenges for controlling little cherry virus 2 vectors

By |February 18th, 2016|

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In the past, mealybugs haven’t posed a significant problem for cherry growers because they don’t cause direct damage to cherries,

Stinkbug taint in wine

By |December 28th, 2015|

Researchers studying BMSB in wine have found mixed results.

The growing threat of black stem borer

By |December 22nd, 2015|

Years after invading from Asia, the insect is emerging as an apple tree pest.

Stinkbug continues its spread

By |December 7th, 2015|

Northwest growers should be on the lookout for brown marmorated stinkbug

73rd Annual Cherry Institute opens on Jan. 15 in Yakima

By |November 25th, 2015|

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The 73rd annual Cherry Institute begins January 15 at the Yakima Convention Center with an update on the Cherry Breeding

EPA moving to revoke tolerances for insecticide chlorpyrifos

By |November 4th, 2015|

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The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking comments on a proposal to revoke all tolerances for the insecticide chlorpyrifos.

Chlorpyrifos is an

New “alien” wasp found in Washington State; could be bad news for stinkbug

By |October 23rd, 2015|

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Washington State University has announced the discovery in Washington State of a wasp from Asia that eats the eggs of the

Results rise with adjuvants

By |August 27th, 2015|

Bread yeast shows potential for improving pesticide performance.

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