By Melissa Hansen|2009-03-01T00:00:00+00:00March 1st, 2009|
Cutworms come out at night to feed on grape buds. Pyrethroid barrier trunk sprays have
By Geraldine Warner|2009-03-01T00:00:00+00:00March 1st, 2009|
Pest management has become extremely complex—not just because of new products that work differently from the old pesticides, but also
By admin|2009-03-01T00:00:00+00:00March 1st, 2009|
Left: Adult apple clearwing. Right: Larvae burrow under tree bark for almost two years, feeding on the cambium
To see the Decision Aid System online, visit entomology.tfrec.wsu .edu/das. by Vince P. Jones, Brad Petit,
Dr. Jay Brunner, Washington State University entomologist, right, explains the IPM strategies for control of codling moth and
Example of the do-it-yourself bait station. Growers can easily build their own nontoxic bait station for
Bats eat a variety of night-flying insects, including codling moth. Tree fruit
Mike Omeg shows the sparrow repeater trap to growers during a workshop last fall at Omeg Orchards.
Growers attending a beneficial bird workshop at Omeg Orchards, The Dalles, Oregon, examine a barn owl box. Note
The western bluebird is an insectivore, with more than two-thirds of its diet coming from insects.