Category Archives: Tender Fruit

SWD Update August 31

This post contains a summary of trap counts for the week of August 27.  Please refer to previous blog posts for counts from earlier in the growing season. The regional monitoring program was conducted in berry and stone fruit crops … Continue reading

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SWD Update August 24

This post contains a summary of trap counts for the week of August 20.

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Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) update, 2018

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

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SWD Update August 17

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.

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Label expansion for Delegate in Stone Fruit

Delegate insecticide is now labeled for suppression of peach tree borer and lesser peach tree borer in all stone fruit. 

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Weeds to Watch: Invasive Pigweeds – Waterhemp and Palmer Amaranth

Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA Weed Management Specialist – Horticulture Dave Bilyea, Weed Management – Horticulture, University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus

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SWD Update August 3, 2018

This post contains a summary of trap counts for the week of August 3. Please refer to previous blog posts for counts from earlier in the growing season. The regional monitoring program is being conducted in berry and stone fruit … Continue reading

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