California Tree Crops: Monitoring Codling Moths In And Around Mating Disruption Orchards Apr 4, 2017

🕔Apr 4, 2017
It is important to understand how mating disruption affects the ability to monitor codling moth in walnut orchards under mating disruption (MD) as well as in orchards in proximity to […]

California Walnuts: Orchard Management Considerations: Budbreak through Early Summer Apr 4, 2017

🕔Apr 4, 2017
APRIL Stay on top of your blight sprays, especially if we have rain around “prayer stage” of leaf out. More details here. The first flight of codling moth typically starts […]

California Walnuts: Bats Can Provide Big Economic Savings Apr 15, 2015

🕔Apr 15, 2015
Bats are voracious predators of night-flying insects that target California crops. Research statistics show that a pregnant or nursing female can consume as much as two-thirds of her body weight […]

California Tree Crops: Can Baking Ingredients Help Pest Management? Mar 30, 2015

🕔Mar 30, 2015
Common baking ingredients may offer a way to bolster the effectiveness of Cydia pomonella granulovirus (CpGV), a natural insect pathogen that’s been commercially formulated to kill codling moth larvae–the proverbial […]

California: Now is the Time to Organically Prevent Wormy Apples and Pears Mar 16, 2015

🕔Mar 16, 2015
The codling moth is a common and serious pest in Contra Costa County’s home-grown apples, pears, and even in walnuts. You probably would never even notice the adult moth, Cydia […]

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