Tag Archives: Peaches

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 10

This post contains a summary of trap counts for the week of August 6. 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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SWD Update July 27, 2018

This post contains a summary of trap counts for the week of July 23.  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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Spotted wing drosophila is an old pest, but new threat to peaches

When it comes to crops spotted wing drosophila (SWD) favor, small, soft fruits usually come to mind. But conversations on the AppleCrop listserv, have extended to SWD targeting intact peaches which is something entirely new for some regions of the … Continue reading

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Brown marmorated stink bugs are active now!

Hannah Fraser, Entomologist – Horticulture, OMAFRA Guelph The University of Guelph and OMAFRA are conducting a targeted grower participatory survey for brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys, in Niagara and in Simcoe as part of a larger project, using … Continue reading

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Insect and mite management in tender fruit, 2016

The tables in this post summarize information regarding the efficacy of insecticides and miticides on pests of tender fruit and also highlight critical periods for control.

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Stone Fruit Disease Management through the Growing Season

The table below shows the critical periods for controlling diseases (++).  In orchards with very susceptible varieties, a history of disease, or optimum disease conditions, treatment should be extended to (+) timings.

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