SELECTIVE PESTICIDES AND BIOLOGICAL CONTROL IN WALNUT PEST MANAGEMENT

@inproceedings{Fernndez2012SELECTIVEPA,
  title={SELECTIVE PESTICIDES AND BIOLOGICAL CONTROL IN WALNUT PEST MANAGEMENT},
  author={Laura Isabel Mart{\'i} Fern{\'a}ndez and C. Aaron Cois and Robert A. Van Steenwyk},
  year={2012}
}
In recent years we have seen dramatic changes in the pest management tools available for use in walnuts, mostly driven by Food Quality Protection Act -mandated reductions in organophosphate (OP) use. Codling moth as the key pest of walnuts has traditionally been controlled by multiple sprays of OPs applied within season. While the development of new approaches for the use of pheromone-based mating disruption shows promise as an effective alternative to insecticides only, new ‘reduced risk… CONTINUE READING