Insects and mites

Apple maggot quarantine saves $500 million a year

By |March 9th, 2018|

New economic analysis puts a price tag on protecting Washington's maggot-free tree fruit regions.

Washington research commission hires special projects coordinator

By |March 8th, 2018|

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Rob Curtiss has been hired by the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission as special projects coordinator.

Curtiss received a master’s degree

Hunting for vineyard disease vectors

By |March 5th, 2018|

Buffalo treehopper emerges as a potential carrier of virus that causes red blotch disease.

More good mites wanted this year

By |March 5th, 2018|

Biocontrol and low-pesticide systems appear to be working in controlling mites in vineyards.

The latest buzz on bugs

By |March 5th, 2018|

USDA-ARS laboratory conducts research on insect pests of tree fruits.

Researchers are rethinking replant

By |February 18th, 2018|

Field trials underway to see if biological alternatives to fumigation can be a practical option for apple growers

WSU hires McCord and Northfield for two tree fruit positions

By |February 15th, 2018|

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Washington State University has hired two new researchers — a cherry breeder and an entomologist — to support the tree

On the hunt for nematodes

By |February 6th, 2018|

Washington researchers launch big-picture project to figure out how best to protect vineyards against root parasites.

An Oregon trailblazer: 2017 Grower of the year

By |November 30th, 2017|

Curiosity, sharing and innovation drive Mike Omeg, a fifth-generation cherry grower.

Seeing red in the vineyard

By |October 27th, 2017|

Both biotic and abiotic causes can turn grape leaves red. Here’s what you should look for.

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