Category Archives: Diseases

Apple Update: August 10, 2017

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

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Berry Bulletin August 11, 2017

In this bulletin: crop updates Anthracnose SWD management pollinator habitats

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Fungal disease management in grapevines for the remainder of the 2017 season

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

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Berry Bulletin August 3

In this bulletin: crop updates anthracnose management SWD update SWD management in berry crops twitter!

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Berry Bulletin and SWD update July 28

In this update: -crop development -insecticide rainfastness -renovation -SWD management

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Apple Update: July 25, 2017

Available in PDF: 11_Apple Update July 25 2017 In this update: Crop stage Hand thinning International Fruit Tree Association Study Tour recap Pests: bitter rot, apple maggot, leafcurling midge, San Jose scale, aphid, leafhopper, Japanese beetle

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Berry Bulletin July 21, 2017

Check  your fruit for SWD! In this week’s post: strawberry, raspberry and blueberry crop development, pest management, and spotted wing drosophila update.

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