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    • 2016 Organic Production and IPM Guide for Blueberries 

      Carroll, Juliet; Pritts, Marvin; Heidenreich, Catherine (New York State IPM Program, 2016)
      This guide for organic blueberry production is an outline of cultural and pest management practices and includes topics that have an impact on improving plant health and reducing pest problems. Updated for 2016.
    • Adapting crop management tools for berry growers that have been built from weather data 

      Carroll, Juliet (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2017)
      We have completed work on the blueberry maggot model for inclusion in the Network for Environment and Weather Applications (NEWA). The draft model has been sent to colleagues in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Michigan ...
    • Blueberry Scorch Disease 

      Gottula, John; Cox, Kerik; Carroll, Juliet; Fuchs, Marc F. (New York State IPM Program, 2012)
      Scorch is a viral disease that is a considerable threat to New York blueberry (Vaccinium spp.) production. Caused by Blueberry scorch virus (BlScV), the disease is spread through clonal propagation of infected plant ...
    • Blueberry Shock Disease 

      Gottula, John; Cox, Kerik; Carroll, Juliet; Fuchs, Marc F. (New York State IPM Program, 2012)
      Blueberry shock disease, caused by Blueberry shock virus (BlShV), threatens profitable and sustainable blueberry (Vaccinium spp.) production. The disease has recently emerged in New York, having been confirmed in 2011. ...
    • Elements of IPM for Blueberries in New York State 

      New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (New York State IPM Program, 2010)
      A checklist of IPM practices for blueberry growers in New York State. Practitioners can use this document to track their IPM implementation and accrue points to assess their level of adoption of IPM practices.
    • European Red Mite 

      Lienk, S.E. (New York State IPM Program, 1980)
      The European red mite (ERM) is a European species introduced to North America in the early 1900’s. It rapidly extended its range, and is now established in most deciduous fruit growing areas. It is the most important mite ...
    • Hummingbird Enrichment in Berries to Encourage Predation of Spotted Wing Drosophila 

      Carroll, Juliet; Loeb, Greg; Weber, Courtney; McDermott, Laura (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2018)
      An article in Good Produce, Berry Growers Sharing Great Ideas by Charlie O’Dell, published May 14, 2014, “Unusual Way to Control SWD” highlighted Robert Hays’s, Hays Berry Farms at Dumas, MS, use of 25 hummingbird feeders ...
    • Implementation of New IPM Technologies in Blueberries and Strawberries 

      Rieckenberg, Regina; Pritts, Marvin; Wilcox, Wayne (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1997)
      Birds can be a major pest of blueberries. In a recent survey, blueberry growers in the Northeast estimated that they lost nearly 30% of their crop to birds. Control options include chemical repellents such as methyl ...
    • Mummyberry Disease 

      Wilcox, Wayne F. (New York State IPM Program, 1991)
      Mummyberry is perhaps the most common disease of blueberries in North America. Its severity varies greatly from year to year depending on weather conditions. Crop losses can be significant in years with rainy springs. ...
    • Organic Production Guides 

      Carroll, J.; Kirkwyland, M.; Merwin, I.; Peck, G.; Petzoldt, C.; Rutz, R.; Seaman, A.; Thomas, E.; Waldron, K.; Weigle, T. (New York State IPM Program, 2009)
      New farmers interested in raising organic fruit, vegetables, or livestock, experienced growers transitioning to organic production, or diversifying their organic crop mix to include vegetables or fruit have had few resources ...
    • Phenology and spatial distribution of adult and larval spotted wing drosophila in small fruit, stone fruit, and wild hosts in New York 

      Loeb, Greg; Carroll, Julie (New York State IPM Program, 2012)
      Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) Drosophila suzukii, originally from Asia, is a new invasive fruit pest that became established in NY and surrounding states in 2011. Unlike other fruit flies that typically only infest overripe ...
    • Results of a New York Blueberry Survey 

      Carroll, J.; Fuchs, M.; Cox, K. (New York State IPM Program, 2009)
      A survey of blueberry plantings was conducted in 2007, 2008, and 2009 for canker fungi and other pest management issues. Phomopsis canker was found most frequently. Botryosphaeria stem blight and was necrotic ringspot ...
    • Small Fruit Commodity Survey – 2016 

      Carroll, Juliet (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2016)
      A Small Fruit Commodity Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey was conducted for exotic insects including Egyptian cottonworm (ECW), summer fruit tortrix moth (SFT), light brown apple moth (LBM), and silver Y moth (SYM). All ...
    • Spotted Wing Drosophila 

      Carroll, Juliet (New York State IPM Program, 2018-07)
      Spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) is a vinegar or fruit fly of East Asian origin. It has been in Hawaii since the 1980s, but was first discovered in California in 2008. By 2010, it had made its way into Florida, Utah, the ...
    • Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) 2016 Report for New York State 

      Carroll, Juliet (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2016)
      All SWD trapping locations had caught SWD by August 13th. First trap catch occurred over a nine- to ten-week-long period, from June 8 to August 13. SWD was caught earlier this year than in prior years, but the hot and ...
    • Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Monitoring Network New York – 2017 

      Carroll, Juliet (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2017)
      Spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) arrived early with most sites reporting continuous trap catch from the first trap catch date forward. As of August 7, 2017, all of the 32 SWD trapping sites had caught SWD in the 21 counties ...
    • Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Trap Network 

      Carroll, Juliet (New York State IPM Program, 2015)
      A New York State monitoring network for the invasive insect spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) will be set in June and monitored each year by Extension educators and faculty until first sustained trap catch is noted. Results ...
    • Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii, infestation risk to tomatoes 

      Zuefle, Marion; Loeb, Greg (New York State IPM Program, 2014)
      Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD),Drosophila suzukii, an invasive fruit fly originally from Asia, appeared in NY in 2011 and has become of major concern to small fruit growers. Unlike other fruit flies, it has a serrated ...
    • Spotted Wing Drosophila Trap Network 2013 

      Carroll, Juliet (New York State IPM Program, 2013)
      Spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) was first detected in New York in 2011 and, in 2012, was reported from across the state causing significant damage to berry crops. For 2013, a coordinated approach was taken in the collection ...
    • Spotted Wing Drosophila Working Group to Identify and Prioritize Research and Extension Needs 

      Carroll, Juliet (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2018)
      Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) continues to be a serious challenge for fruit growers in the Northeast and elsewhere. To protect fruit from egg-laying adults, repeated applications of insecticides have become the norm, from ...