Moth myth explained

By |March 14th, 2019|

Traps say oriental fruit moth isn’t there, but better lure placement proves otherwise in Michigan peach orchards.

Boring into study of beetles and rapid apple decline

By |March 14th, 2019|

Link between black stem borer and collapse of young dwarf apple trees draws scrutiny from researcher.

Raising a stink for BMSB research

By |March 14th, 2019|

Raising colonies of brown marmorated stink bugs helps researchers identify more IPM-friendly tools for management.

Native natural enemies

By |March 14th, 2019|

Researchers looking at native cousins of the Asian parasitoid wasp that targets brown marmorated stink bug.

SWD resistance a red flag for organic growers

By |March 12th, 2019|

The only organic insecticide for spotted wing drosophila is losing efficacy as the pest gains resistance in berry production region of California.

Hyperparasites: enemies of enemies of enemies

By |March 12th, 2019|

Hyperparasitic behavior among the findings of OSU trechnites study.

Genetic control for spotted wing drosophila

By |March 12th, 2019|

University of California, San Diego researchers exploring ways to use genetics to control spotted wing drosophila.

Spotted lanternfly a new grape threat

By |March 7th, 2019|

Swarms of feeding spotted lanternfly can kill a vineyard. Will the Pennsylvania quarantine be able to keep them from spreading?

New pesticide application method a shot in the bark

By |March 7th, 2019|

MSU researcher compares trunk injection to spray application for pear psylla control.

Looking for the sweet spot in powdery mildew resistance

By |March 6th, 2019|

Researcher looks for genetic factors that make sweet cherries less susceptible to the fungal pathogen.

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