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    • 1998 Report on IPM Implementation and Demonstration Program for Poinsettias and Bedding Plants in Orange County 

      MacAvery, Susan; Rusinek, Teresa (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1998)
      The Greenhouse IPM Program in Orange and Ulster Counties has facilitated a useful flow of information between growers and Cornell staff. The relationships that have developed have allowed us to identify cooperators with ...
    • 1999 Golf Course IPM Implementation and Demonstration Project in Orange County 

      Baglia, Rosemarie; Rusinek, Teresa; Couch, Gary (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1999)
      The Golf Course IPM program housed in Orange County has introduced superintendents in the Hudson Valley to IPM principals and practices over the course of the past five years. Our goals for this year include; investigating ...
    • 1999 Report on Thrips Biological Control Demonstration in Orange and Ulster Counties 

      MacAvery, Susan; Rusinek, Teresa; Dean, Karen E.; Couch, Gary (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1999)
      Since 1992, the educational focus of the Orange/Ulster IPM program has addressed current issues in greenhouse production while facilitating a bi-directional flow of information between growers and Cornell staff. The ...
    • 2000 Report on Thrips Biological Control Demonstration in Orange and Ulster Counties 

      MacAvery, Susan; Rusinek, Teresa; Couch, Gary (New York State IPM Program, 2000)
      The predatory mite Neoseiulus cucumeris has been successfully used to control thrips for three consecutive seasons in the retail portion of a greenhouse range participating in the scouting program. Demonstrations over the ...
    • 2000 Westchester County Golf Course IPM Demonstration Project 

      Schongalla, Todd; Lee, James; Heller, Joe; Couch, Gary; Vittum, Patricia (New York State IPM Program, 2000)
      Our research to date has not demonstrated the efficacy of Steinernema carpocapsae (Sc) nematodes in controlling the annual bluegrass weevil. In comparison to the 45 private courses in Westchester, county courses operate ...
    • 2001 Request for Funding Thrips Biological Control Demonstration in Orange and Ulster Counties 

      Baglia, Rose; Rusinek, Teresa; Couch, Gary (New York State IPM Program, 2001)
      The use of predacious mites for western flower thrips control in bedding plant production was demonstrated and release timing examined. Cost and efficacy comparisons were made between using a standard, calendar-based release ...
    • 2004 Progress Report to the Northeast Soybean Promotion Board - 4/15/04 – 4/14/05 

      Losey, John; Waldron, Keith; Hajek, Ann; Allee, Leslie (New York State IPM Program, 2004)
      1. Evaluate soybean yield loss at different aphid densities in a field cage experiment and in field surveys in order to define an economic injury level (EIL) for New York. 2. Conduct a survey of soybean variety trials to ...
    • A Strawberry IPM Systems Comparison Demonstration 1998 

      Kovach, Joe; Combs, Dave (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1998)
      In New York, weeds, slugs, Botrytis fruit rot, and the tarnished plant bug (TPB) consistently cause problems to strawberry growers each year. Results from several individual research projects over the last several years ...
    • A Strawberry Multi-dimensional IPM Systems Comparison Demonstration 1997 

      Kovach, Joe (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1997)
      In New York, weeds, Botrytis fruit rot, and the insects, tarnished plant bug (TPB) and clipper weevils consistently cause problems to strawberry growers each year. Since the last strawberry implementation project ended ...
    • Achieving Biological Control of European Red Mite in Northeast Apples: An Implementation Guide for Growers 

      Breth, Deborah I.; Nyrop, Jan P.; Kovach, Joseph (New York State IPM Program, 1998)
      European red mites (ERM), Panonychus ulmi, feed on leaves of apple trees and thereby interfere with photosynthesis and production of carbohydrates. At high levels, ERM damage to apple leaves reduces fruit yield and quality. ...
    • Addressing Late-Season Grape Berry Moth Damage 

      Weigle, Tim; English-Loeb, Greg; Hoffmann, Michael (New York State IPM Program, 2004)
      1. Evaluate the use of Trichogramma ostriniae for grape berry moth management. 2. Determine the economic loss potential from grape berry moth.
    • Addressing Late-Season Grape Berry Moth Damage 

      Weigle, Tim; English-Loeb, Greg; Hoffmann, Michael (New York State IPM Program, 2005)
      The concern over late season grape berry moth (GBM) damage has prompted growers and processors in the Lake Erie region grape industry to take a closer look at the management strategies available to them and the economics ...
    • Alternative Control Tactics for Black Cutworms in Turf 

      Villani, Michael G. (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1999)
      I propose to evaluate four classes of control agents (entomopathogenic nematodes, Bt, insect growth regulators, and fungal pathogens) against black cutworm larvae under simulated field conditions in the laboratory and greenhouse.
    • Application of a fungal pathogen for the management of ticks in a county park, Suffolk County, NY 

      Gangloff-Kaufmann, Jody; Rodler, Joyce; Corell, Thomas (New York State IPM Program, 2004)
      Ticks and tick-borne diseases are of common concern in New York and especially on Long Island, where Lyme disease and an invasive new species of tick, the Lone Star tick, are endemic. Pesticide alternatives are being sought ...
    • Assessing and Augmenting Biological Control of Tarnished Plant Bug in New York Strawberries 

      Hoffmann, Mike; Tilmon, Kelley (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1997)
      The goal of this project is to evaluate the potential for encouraging long term, stable biological control interactions between the tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris, and an introduced parasitoid wasp, Peristenus ...
    • Assessing and Augmenting Biological Control of Tarnished Plant Bug in New York Strawberries 

      Hoffmann, Michael P.; Tilmon, Kelley Jean (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1999)
      The general objective of this project is to investigate biological control of the tarnished plant bug in New York strawberries by the introduced parasitoid wasp Peristenus digoneutis. The first project goal for 1999 was ...
    • Assessing and Augmenting Biological Control of Tarnished Plant Bug in New York Strawberries 

      Hoffmann, Mike; Tilmon, Kelley Jean (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1998)
      The objective for this project is to investigate biological control of the tarnished plant bug in New York strawberries by the introduced parasitoid wasp Peristenus digoneutis. The first project goal for 1998 was to evaluate ...
    • Assessing Biological Control and Host Plant Resistance for Management of Corn Leaf Aphid 

      Hoffmann, Mike; Lynch, Sylvester (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1998)
      The corn leaf aphid, Rhopalosiphum maidis, is an important part of fresh market sweet corn in New York. Heavy infestations can reduce yield, and adversely affect ear quality through their presence, honeydew, and sooty mold ...
    • Assessing planting date, biological control, and host plant resistance for management of corn leaf aphid 

      Hoffmann, Michael P. (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1999)
      The corn leaf aphid, Rhopalosiphum maidis, is an important pest of fresh market sweet corn in New York. Heavy infestations can reduce yield and adversely affect ear quality by direct or indirect (sooty mold) contamination. ...
    • Baiting Onion Maggot Flies with Bt 

      van der Heide, Jan; Eckenrode, Charles J. (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1997)
      Laboratory studies conducted Dr. Eckenrode indicated mortalities close to 100% when adult flies were fed a 10% sugar solution laced with Bt insecticide. With present onion maggot control strategies focusing on the larval, ...