Category Archives: Grapes
Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys Stål, is an invasive pest native to East Asia. First identified in Pennsylvania in 2001, it has now been detected in 44 states and 3 provinces (Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia), and is … Continue reading
This post contains a summary of trap counts for the week of August 13. The traps are shifting from berry crops to later stone fruit and early grape varieties.
PMRA released their evaluation for mancozeb and metiram products in June, 2018. According to that decision, all uses of products containing mancozeb (Manzate, Penncozeb, Dithane, Ridomil Gold MZ and Gavel) and metiram (Polyram) were to be cancelled with the exception … Continue reading
Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA Weed Management Specialist – Horticulture Dave Bilyea, Weed Management – Horticulture, University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus
As part of the study on mitigation of multi-coloured Asian ladybeetle in vineyards, we require a large number of beetles. If you find them in your vineyard, orchard, berry patch or even in your garden, give us a call and … Continue reading
Symptoms of diseases caused grapevine leafroll-associated-3 (GLRaV-3) and grapevine red blotch virus (GRBV) have become apparent in infected vines in the past couple weeks.