Insects and mites

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.

Heat treatment to beat the apple maggot

By |May 5th, 2016|

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Environmental consultants for the state of Washington have recommended heating up yard waste before moving it out of the apple

Wooly surge

By |April 27th, 2016|

Researchers, looking for answers to hold back woolly apple aphids, find some promise in sandy soils.

Hopes dim for demise of lanternfly

By |March 28th, 2016|

Researchers are no longer optimistic that bug first detected in 2014 can be quickly eradicated.

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