WSU Decision Aid System

WSU Decision Aid System

Ways to Reduce Drift

Friday February 16, 2018 8:19am
Spray drift is one of the most important issues facing pesticide applicators. Movement to off-site locations can be caused by wind, poor calibration/adjustment, and operator error.

How Relevant Are Parasitoids for Leafroller Control?

Tuesday February 13, 2018 11:44am
Leafrollers have a number of parasitoids that naturally occur in orchards.

Most Effective Strategies for Control of Obliquebanded Leafroller

Tuesday February 13, 2018 11:43am
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.

Oriental Fruit Moth Monitoring Required for Export to Mexico or Canada

Monday February 12, 2018 4:57pm
All stone fruit packed for shipment to Mexico or British Columbia, Canada must be inspected and be certified as free of oriental fruit moth (OFM). OFM must be monitored with traps from first adult flight throughout the season.

Delayed Dormant Sprays

Tuesday January 02, 2018 12:29am
Dormant sprays are important for management of a wide range of pests including European red mite, woolly apple aphid, rosy and green apple aphids, and San Jose Scale. Most of these are easily controlled using a variety of materials, but if you are using oils, remember that good coverage is essential because they work by covering the egg stage and preventing respiration.
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