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Mass releases of Trichogramma wasps can reduce damage from codling moth
Mass releases of commercially produced Trichogramma wasps can be used to reduce damage from codling moth by 60% in walnut and pome fruit orchards in California. Results from field trials indicate… Expand
Soil suitability index identifies potential areas for groundwater banking on agriculturallands
Groundwater pumping chronically exceeds natural recharge in many agricultural regions in California. A common method of recharging groundwater — when surface water is available — is to… Expand
SAMPLE COSTS TO ESTABLISH A VINEYARD AND PRODUCE "-WINE GRAPES-"
Integration of acibenzolar-S-methyl with antibiotics for protection of pear and apple from fire blight caused by Erwinia amylovora
- K. B. Johnson, T. Smith, T. N. Temple, E. Gutierrez, R. Elkins, S. P. Castagnoli
- 1 October 2016
Abstract Orchard experiments on integration of acibenzolar-S-methyl (ASM) with antibiotics for protection of pear and apple from fire blight were conducted in the west coast region of the United… Expand
Walnut husk fly control with reduced risk insecticides.
Walnut husk fly (WHF), Rhagoletis completa Cresson, is a serious insect pest of walnuts in California. Control of WHF relies on repeated applications of broad-spectrum insecticides combined with a… Expand
Comparison of Platform versus Ladders for Harvest in Northern California Pear Orchard
A self-propelled platform (Argiles AF-8) was tested in four mature ‘Bartlett’ pear orchards in Lake County, California in 2006 and 2007 to address productivity, post-harvest quality, ergonomics and… Expand
MATING DISRUPTION OF CODLING MOTH (CYDIA POMONELLA) USING âPUFFERSâ
EFFECT OF TRAINING SYSTEM AND ROOTSTOCK ON GROWTH AND PRODUCTIVITY OF GOLDEN RUSSET® BOSC PEAR TREES
Evaluation of Dormant-Stage Inoculum Sanitation as a Component of a Fire Blight Management Program for Fresh-Market Bartlett Pear.
From 2010 to 2013, the efficacy of copper-based inoculum sanitation as a component of fire blight management programs was evaluated in commercial pear orchards located in northern California.… Expand
First Report of Diplodia seriata Causing Pear Branch Canker Dieback in California.
- R. A. Choudhury, P. Modi, J. Hanstad, R. Elkins, W. Gubler
- Biology, Medicine
- Plant disease
- 11 April 2014
California produces 26% of the United States pear crop on approximately 5,600 ha. A survey of seven northern California pear orchards (Pyrus communis cv. Bartlett) in summer 2010 revealed the… Expand