Insects and mites

Stinging nettle is beneficial

By |July 7th, 2015|

Nettles provide habitat for natural enemies of pests.

Cherries give fruit flies a boost

By |May 27th, 2015|

Spotted wing drosophila’s wide host range makes it difficult for orchardists to control the pest.

WSU team taking on cherry disease

By |May 18th, 2015|

Little cherry virus 2 is spread by mealybugs

Chelsea Durfey, Young Grower from Sunnyside, Washington

By |April 30th, 2015|

I’ve had so many mentors... They’ve taught me about pruning, soil biology, bees, products, and applications, and there’s so much yet for me to learn.

SWD and BMSB pest workshop this month

By |April 16th, 2015|

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A spotted wing drosophila and brown marmorated stinkbug focused seminar will be held in Hood River, Oregon, on April 30,

Few bees in vineyards

By |March 25th, 2015|

Grape pest practices in Washington aren’t harming bees.

Lanternfly targeted for eradication

By |March 23rd, 2015|

Efforts to eliminate the invasive spotted lanternfly will begin this spring in Pennsylvania.

Beetle biocontrol

By |March 11th, 2015|

New research improves prospects of plum curculio control using nematodes.

Search continues for stinkbug predators

By |March 9th, 2015|

Will brown marmorated stinkbug take hold in desert climates?

Is biocontrol beating the bug?

By |March 8th, 2015|

Stinkbug damage in mid-Atlantic orchards was less last year, restoring hope for the future of IPM.

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