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How Does Codling Moth Mating Disruption Work?

Thursday Feb 21, 2019

Mating disruption dispensers work by releasing synthetic pheromone which prevents or delays males from finding females, thus reducing the reproductive rate of the population. Now is the time to decide which dispensers to place in the orchard so you have enough time for ordering and to organize your work force.

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Fireblight Prediction and Management

Thursday Feb 21, 2019

Many consider blight an apparently random curse, and part of the game a pome fruit grower must play. As outbreaks do not occur yearly, damage always seems to be somebody else's problem, until it suddenly appears in your orchard.

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Most Effective Strategies for Control of Obliquebanded Leafroller

Friday Feb 15, 2019

Timing is everything when it comes to effective pest management. Knowing when a pest is susceptible to which kind of pesticide is the key for successful control.

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How Relevant Are Parasitoids for Leafroller Control?

Friday Feb 15, 2019

Leafrollers have a number of parasitoids that naturally occur in orchards.

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The New DAS

Wednesday Feb 13, 2019

We gave the DAS website a major makeover that will launch in early March. This long-anticipated upgrade entailed an entire rebuild of DAS and was necessary to keep up with browser and mobile capabilities as well as to prepare DAS for modular growth. We kept all of DAS’s functionality while noticeably improving the mobile experience.