Category Archives: Pest Management
Available in PDF: 12_Apple Update Auguest 10 In this update: Growth stage Precipitation Retain label changes International Fruit Tree Association – Part 2 Diseases: fire blight, scab, fruit rot, blister spot Insects: apple maggot, codling moth, San Jose scale, woolly … Continue reading
In this bulletin: crop updates Anthracnose SWD management pollinator habitats
The frequent rains, heavy dews, fog, overcast skies and moderate temperatures have promoted infections by downy and powdery mildew. Strictly protectant fungicides cannot stand up to the heavy rains that have occurred this year. Dense canopies prevent air movement to … Continue reading
In this bulletin: crop updates anthracnose management SWD update SWD management in berry crops twitter!
Click on the link below to read this article from the Growing Produce website: Researcher: Cherry Growers Must Use Disease Management Strategies When it Comes to SWD
In this update: -crop development -insecticide rainfastness -renovation -SWD management
Wendy McFadden Smith, Horticulture IPM Specialist, OMAFRA, Hannah Fraser, Entomologist – Horticulture, OMAFRA, Jean-Philippe Parent, AAFC Spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) populations usually start to soar in late-July, after the majority of the tart cherry crop is harvested. However, numbers rose … Continue reading