March 1st 2008 Issue

Gaining on mites

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Short and stunted shoots are signs of damage from two new mites found in Washington State, grape leaf

In The Box

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Today I was enjoying my monthly read of Good Fruit Grower, and noticed the article by Melissa Hansen "Making

Reduced-risk strategy

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A federally funded project designed to encourage tart cherry growers to transition to more benign pest and disease controls showed

First Bite

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In response to regulatory pressures, pest management in orchards will become more challenging and risky for producers. As federal

Last Bite

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The letters on Dow’s labels designated the area of origin. On occasion, fruit box labels bearing

Beware of returning pests

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Western flower thrips is becoming an increasing problem in orchards It takes vigilance to prevent damage

Good Stuff

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NAA Available in Liquid FormFruitone (napthalene acetic acid), a plant growth regulator designed to thin fruit, enhance return bloom, and

Bait is top cherry fruit fly spray

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Some cherry growers are still skeptical that the GF-120 bait can control cherry fruit fly as well as other pesticides

Good Point

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More than 50 percent of Washington farm owners are over 60 years old, according to data from the agricultural census.

Strategies for Psylla

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A cold winter, a lack of rain, and pear psylla’s resistance to pesticides combined to create the perfect storm for

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