Pest Management

Knowing Washington’s trunk diseases

By |February 23rd, 2016|

As Northwest vineyards age, trunk diseases become more of a concern.

Concerns about Xylella fastidiosa, Pierce’s disease

By |February 23rd, 2016|

Oregon investigates finding of bacterium that causes Pierce’s disease in wine grapevines.

Fire blight central

By |February 19th, 2016|

A research plot near Wapato, Washington, has become a test bed for fire blight.

Fire blight management

By |February 19th, 2016|

Mixing materials may bring growers closer to another “silver bullet” in fire blight management.

Fire blight’s risk factors

By |February 19th, 2016|

Tips to consider from OSU plant pathogist

Questions about little cherry infections

By |February 18th, 2016|

Researchers studying little cherry disease try to predict percentage of positive trees that show no symptoms.

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,

MSU researcher to growers: fire blight is just “bad, bad, bad”

By |February 8th, 2016|

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A Michigan State University researcher gave a bleak view of fire blight as one of the highlights today (Monday), Day

Saving cherries from the birds

By |January 27th, 2016|

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Cherry growers sometimes feel like they’re growing fruit mainly for the birds, but there is new information that can help

Stinkbug taint in wine

By |December 28th, 2015|

Researchers studying BMSB in wine have found mixed results.

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