Pest Management

Crab apple pruning demos

By |March 2nd, 2015|

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Two pruning demonstrations have been scheduled this month to help orchardists understand how to prune Manchurian crab apple trees in

Living with spotted wing drosophila

By |March 1st, 2015|

Five years later, what have we learned?

Swiss scientists test nets

By |March 1st, 2015|

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Swiss scientists have been testing netting as a way to exclude spotted wing drosophila from cherry orchards.

Researchers at the Breitenhof

Predatory mite comes to light

By |February 27th, 2015|

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The shift from broad-spectrum organophosphates to new classes of pesticides that are more selective appears to have caused a shift

Tart cherries threatened

By |February 26th, 2015|

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Entomologists in Michigan are still trying to determine whether spotted wing drosophila will be a significant tart cherry pest.

“We were

Research on rot is under way

By |February 26th, 2015|

Plant pathologist is working to determine if pruning and spraying crab apple trees effectively controls postharvest rots.

Red blotch knowledge grows

By |February 26th, 2015|

The search continues for possible vectors.

Armillaria resistance explored

By |February 26th, 2015|

Amur chokecherry, used as a rootstock, may protect stone fruits from Armillaria.

Mildew threatens cherries all season

By |February 26th, 2015|

Cherries become increasingly susceptible during the growing season.

SWD research continues

By |February 25th, 2015|

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Great progress has been made in the last five years in learning about spotted wing drosophila, but much more is

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