Month: May 2010

Addenda to May 18, 11, and 4 IPM Call

A conference call reminder that Larry Gut (Michigan State University tree-fruit entomologist) has agreed to answer any questions we have about codling moth management on our next call (Tuesday, May 25). Also, the links below are addenda to our last three calls (May 4, 11, 18). They are links either to articles from Michigan State University’s Fruit CAT Newsletters or Cornell’s Scaffolds journal.

IPM Conference Call: May 18 Summary and Download

The May 18th, 2010 call covered the following topics. For more information and to download the recording, please continue reading.
1) IPM information sources
2) Weather conditions/ insect activity
3) Codling moth discussion
4) Scab discussion
5) Plum curculio discussion
6) Growers questions / field observations

IPM Confefrence Call: May 4 Summary and Download

The May 4, 2010 call covered the following topics. For more information and to download the recording please visit the entry.
1) Fire blight discussion
2) White and black rot discussion
3) Early season insect pest discussion
4) Growers questions
5) Update from the field with Peter Werts