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Pest Management

Featured stories about pest management appear in this issue.

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A new tool for IPM

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Left: Syrphid fly (also known as hover fly) larvae or maggots like this are voracious predators of aphids. Center: Syrphid flies feed as adults

Bacterial canker

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A classic bacterial canker symptom showing cankers and gummosis of woody tissue.PHOTO COURTESY OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY The weather turned hot and dry—­conditions

Topping shoots

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Left: The control vines of Madeleine Angevine, not tented. Right: This photo was taken the same day in August as the Madeleine Angevine control

Last Bite: Do you know your pests?

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1    In which plant has the brown marmorated stinkbug been most commonly found in Oregon? a.    Tree of heaven b.    Hop c.    Cherry d.    Holly

Good job

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Cherry blossoms being protected by ice during an early April cold snap. ­­Cherry orchard owned by Andy and Sheila Slinkard, located near Basin City, Washington.

Speak out

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Proposed regulations to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act could bring dramatic changes to the growing, harvest, and packing of tree fruit. Although state, regional,

For the birds

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Preliminary estimates of bird damage to fruit crops made during 2012 show what fruit growers already know: Fruit production can be for the birds—at least