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Monitoring Adult Codling Moth

Tuesday May 16, 2017 4:04pm
Adult codling moth (CM) are monitored with traps baited with either CM pheromones or a mixture of pheromones and an attractant (Combo D/A lure). Pheromone traps should be placed in the upper 1/3 of the tree canopy before first apple blossoms open or by 100 DD since January 1 whichever comes first. If you are not using mating disruption...

Leafroller Sampling Made Easier

Tuesday May 16, 2017 4:04pm
Leafrollers are nearly impossible to sample when they are in the first 2-3 instars because they are so small. DAS provides intervals during which sampling should occur well ahead of time. To sample leafrollers...

New CM Control Strategies

Tuesday May 16, 2017 4:04pm
A new method of controlling codling moth has been developed at WSU where timing of the sprays is altered to take advantage of the slow start of egg laying.

Powdery Mildew of Cherry: New Fungicide Tools and Resistance Management Guidelines

Tuesday May 16, 2017 4:04pm
As of spring 2011 cherry growers in Eastern Washington have several new fungicides at their disposal for managing powdery mildew. New products included in the powdery mildew toolbox include Adament (tebuconazole + trifloxystrobin), Quash (metconazole), and Unicorn (tebuconazole + sulfur).

Preserving Biocontrol Agents

Tuesday May 16, 2017 4:04pm
Natural enemies (NE) are crucial to the long-term stability of management programs. Pesticides need to be chosen not only on the basis of efficacy against the pests, but also by minimizing their effect on natural enemies. DAS provides both the effects on pests and on the key natural enemies.
Decision Aid System v. 6.3.33 (DAS) - Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center
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