Category Archives: Insects

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update, July 19, 2018

This post contains a summary of trap counts for the week of July 16.  Note that unless otherwise noted, the numbers reported are number of SWD per trap rather than total number over 4 traps.  Please refer to previous blog … Continue reading

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Do growers have to manage for spotted wing Drosophila in processing peaches?

Dave Jones and Larry Gut of MSU have been studying whether spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) can infest processing peach.

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New product registration for SWD control in stone fruit and grapes

Harvanta 50SL now registered for control of spotted wing Drosophila in stone fruits and grapes.

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Updated- SWD Update July 13, 2018

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update, July 13, 2018 This year we are conducting a regional monitoring program in berry and stone fruit crops and grapes including Essex, Chatham-Kent, Elgin, Norfolk, Wellington, Niagara, Durham, Ottawa/Carleton, Stormont, Dundas and Glengary (SDG) and Northumberland … Continue reading

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Update- Spotted Wing Drosophila Update, July 13, 2018

Update- Spotted Wing Drosophila Update, July 13, 2018 This year we are conducting a regional monitoring program in berry and stone fruit crops and grapes including Essex, Chatham-Kent, Elgin, Norfolk, Wellington, Niagara, Durham, Ottawa/Carleton, Stormont, Dundas and Glengary (SDG) and … Continue reading

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Renovation good time to control cyclamen mite.

Cyclamen mite be a challenging pest for strawberry growers this year

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Spotted Wing Drosophila Update, July 6, 2018

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update, July 6, 2018 This year we are conducting a regional monitoring program in berry and stone fruit crops and grapes including Essex, Chatham-Kent, Elgin, Norfolk, Niagara, Durham, Ottawa/Carleton, Dundas-Stormont and Glengary (DSG) and Northumberland counties.  This … Continue reading

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