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Pest Control

Featured stories about pest control appear in this issue.

Banana Terrorists or New Era?

March 1st, 2007|0 Comments

When Dave Carlson called me on editorial deadline and said that he thought it was time for growers to spend money—and would we promote the

Europe irked by wine tax break

March 1st, 2007|0 Comments

A tax exemption for Canadian wineries has drawn the ire of the European Union, which has hauled Canada before the World Trade Organization in a

Apple maggot found in B.C.

March 1st, 2007|0 Comments

Grape growers aren’t the only ones confronting new pests. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is battling two new apple pests in British Columbia. Apple maggot,

Exclusion is your first defense

March 1st, 2007|0 Comments

Site preparation is the first step to preventing pests and diseases from becoming a problem in the vineyard, and in the case of crown gall

New pests threaten B.C. grapes

March 1st, 2007|0 Comments

The growing movement of goods and people worldwide increases the risk that new pests will invade vineyards in North America and around the world. “Invasive

Future challenges for genebanks

March 1st, 2007|0 Comments

Condensed from: J. Postman, K. Hummer, E. Stover, R. Krueger, P. Forsline, L.J. Grauke, F. Zee, T. Ayala-Silva, B. Irish. 2006. Fruit and Nut Genebanks

B.C. growers support survival strategy

March 1st, 2007|0 Comments

Integration, innovation, and quality enhancement have been embraced as the roads to a revitalized tree-fruit industry in British Columbia, Canada. A comprehensive, industrywide strategic plan

Codling Moth Has a New Calendar

March 1st, 2007|0 Comments

Fundamental to the effective management of codling moth in Washington State orchards has been the use of a simple predictive model to time the first