Pear mites developing resistance to chemicals

By |March 9th, 2016|

Growers may be forced to take different steps to control pests as resistance buildup continues.

Searching for spotted wing drosophila

By |March 7th, 2016|

Experts say growers should look beyond orchards for SWD.

Danger from SWD?

By |March 7th, 2016|

Researchers are concerned that rising spotted wing drosophila numbers could cause problems for sweet cherries.

Pests in the heat

By |March 4th, 2016|

Last year’s hot growing season gave researchers ideal opportunity to take a closer look at codling moth and obliquebanded leafroller.

Seeking better control for codling moth

By |March 4th, 2016|

Researchers are getting a head start on keeping codling moth resistance traits to insecticides in check.

Dealing with apple maggot in yard waste

By |March 1st, 2016|

Study shows apple maggot pupae can be killed in yard waste, but more research is needed.

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.

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