New research could help citrus growers identify huanglongbing infected trees earlier by identifying bacteria proteins rather than the bacteria itself.
California citrus growers have been forming ACP treatment areas for some time and Florida growers shared the importance of that communication in controlling Asian citrus psyllids (ACP).
A collaboration across the United States is looking to find new solutions to an old issue with johnsongrass. Johnsongrass is an ongoing issue in many different areas, and recent funding …
Advisors are seeing scale treatments in walnut orchards last multiple seasons and could stretch out the need to treat even further than current practices.
Seeing where you’re at with scale management is important for Walnut growers this time of year and one common monitoring practice needs to start being done earlier than normal.
It’s also that time of year for walnut growers to be monitoring for codling moth and some updates on mating disruption might make the practice a little more feasible for …
Spring in California is time to inspect citrus trees for Asian citrus psyllid A telltale sign of spring in California is a flush of new leaf growth on citrus trees. …
It’s that time of year again for growers to address walnut scale populations in their orchards and that starts with good monitoring to see what pressure there really is.
The Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Program is aiming to educate the northern California citrus industry on Asian citrus psyllid management as the pest continues to move up the state.
UC and CDFA researchers make progress in fight against exotic brown marmorated stink bugs. Scientists are rearing tiny Asian wasps in quarantine and evaluating whether they can be released in …
Growers can be as specific as they want with the new UC integrated pest management (IPM) tool, organizing the wealth of knowledge from the site to suit in-field needs.
Although they don’t move very fast, spreading vine mealybug populations can be aided by several factors.
Experts walked California growers and pest control advisers (PCAs) through a new online tool that can help them make in-field decisions at a recent chlorpyrifos meeting.
Some growers use sweet alyssum to promote biological defenses but a new dangerous agriculture pest to California is also showing to be attracted to the plant.