Tag Archives: stone fruit

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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Activity of Insecticides on Stone Fruit Pests, 2018

This table provides information on the relative activity of insecticides and miticides labelled on stone fruit in Ontario. The ratings are a result of the review of various U.S. extension publications, scientific journal articles, Canadian Pest Management Research Reports, and … Continue reading

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Spotted wing drosophila management: A challenge for stone fruit this year

Wendy McFadden Smith, Horticulture IPM Specialist, OMAFRA, Hannah Fraser, Entomologist – Horticulture, OMAFRA, Jean-Philippe Parent,  AAFC  Spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) populations usually start to soar in late-July, after the majority of the tart cherry crop is harvested. However, numbers rose … Continue reading

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Activity of Fungicides and Bactericides on Stone Fruit Diseases, 2017

This table provides information on the relative activity of fungicides and bactericides registered on tender fruit. The numbers within cells represent the relative efficacy of a product against a specific disease.  Increasing numbers equal greater effectiveness.  Cells shaded yellow indicate … Continue reading

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