Tag Archives: raspberries

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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Raspberry Production 1.0

Join us in Guelph on March 27th, 2018 to learn about raspberry physiology, production systems, pest management, marketing and more. 

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Berry Bulletin August 11, 2017

In this bulletin: crop updates Anthracnose SWD management pollinator habitats

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Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) update August 11, 2016

SWD numbers continue to increase! Pressure from this insect is very high now. Use all forms of management- weekly sprays, regular, thorough harvest (every 2 days or less) and immediate post-harvest cooling to less than 5 C (preferably cooler). SWD … Continue reading

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Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Update – August 5

SWD numbers have increased dramatically. More sites with SWD More counties where SWD has been trapped (+Grey , Wellington, Peterborough, Northumberland) All ripening fruit at risk Huge increase in numbers of SWD, especially near June bearing strawberries, and wild raspberries. … Continue reading

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Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Update – July 29, 2016

See http://www.Ontario.ca/spottedwing SWD numbers have increased dramatically. More sites with SWD More counties where SWD has been trapped (+Grey , Wellington, Peterborough, Northumberland) All ripening fruit at risk Huge increase in numbers of SWD, especially near June bearing strawberries, and … Continue reading

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