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    • 2016 Organic Production and IPM Guide for Strawberries 

      Carroll, Juliet; Pritts, Marvin; Heidenreich, Catherine (New York State IPM Program, 2016)
      This guide for organic strawberry 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.
    • A New, Low-Toxicity Slug Control Material for Strawberries 

      Caldwell, Brian (New York State IPM Program, 2001)
      Sluggo is a new low-toxicity slug control product formulated with the active ingredient ferric phosphate and a proprietary bait. Strawberry slug damage was measured in 2000 to compare treatments of Sluggo and the standard ...
    • 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 ...
    • A trap crop system for managing tarnished plant bug damage in strawberries 

      Loeb, Greg (New York State IPM Program, 2010)
      The goal of this project was to determine the potential of using an attractive trap crop to pull tarnished plant bug (TPB) away from strawberry thereby reducing their abundance and damage in strawberry. We proposed to 1) ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • Biodegradable Films for Establishment Year Weed Suppression in Matted Row Strawberries 

      Weber, Courtney A. (New York State IPM Program, 2001)
      Adequate weed control in matted row strawberry plantings in the establishment year is crucial for the long-term viability of the planting. Suppression of weed growth until the new strawberry plants are established and ...
    • Botrytis Fruit Rot 

      Burr, T.J.; Pearson, R.C.; Schwarz, M.R. (New York State IPM Program, 1985)
      Botrytis fruit rot, also called gray mold, is a major disease of strawberries throughout the world. The disease, caused by the fungus Botrytis cinerea. is responsible for fruit losses of 50 percent or more during cool, wet ...
    • Cultivar Tolerance to Strawberry Clipper Damage 

      Pritts, Marvin; English-Loeb, Greg (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1997)
      Strawberry clipper is reported to be the pest of greatest concern during the early pre-bloom season (Strawberry Scouting Procedures, NYS IPM Bull. 203).
    • Determining potential of crop residue in diverse production systems to increase strawberry sap beetle populations in strawberry fields 

      English-Loeb, Greg; Loughner, Rebecca (New York State IPM Program, 2003)
      Strawberry sap beetle is ranked by New York strawberry growers as the most serious insect pest in strawberries. The beetle is a generalist herbivore and has been captured on various crops other than strawberry. Adults are ...
    • Developing Damage and Economic Thresholds for Foliar Disease Management in Perennial Plantings of Strawberry 

      Turecheck, William W.; Pritts, Marvin P. (New York State IPM Program, 2001)
      Leaf spot, leaf blight, and leaf scorch are foliar diseases of strawberry commonly found in perennial plantings throughout North America. These diseases are suspected to adversely affect yield, winter hardiness, and the ...
    • Developing Damage and Economic Thresholds for Foliar Disease Management in Perennial Plantings of Strawberry 

      Turechek, William; Pritts, Marvin (New York State IPM Program, 2003)
      Leaf scorch, leaf spot, and leaf blight are foliar diseases of strawberry encountered commonly in perennial plantings in New York. The extent of direct losses attributable to these diseases is not known, but high levels ...
    • Developing Damage and Economic Thresholds for Foliar Disease Management in Perennial Plantings of Strawberry 

      Turechek, William; Pritts, Marvin (New York State IPM Program, 2002)
      Leaf spot, leaf blight, and leaf scorch are foliar diseases of strawberry found commonly in perennial plantings throughout North America. The effect of these diseases on strawberry production is suspected to range from ...
    • Elements of IPM for Strawberries in New York State 

      New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (New York State IPM Program, 2010)
      A checklist of IPM practices for strawberry 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 ...
    • Evaluating a Beer Trap-out Strategy to Control Slugs in Strawberries 

      Ogrodnick, Jenny; Kovach, Joe (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1998)
      In New York, strawberries are attacked by a number of fruit damaging pests and diseases. After the tarnished plant blug and Botrytis fruit rot, slugs cause the most injury to ripe strawberry fruit.
    • Evaluation of New Cultivation Tools for Weed Control in Newly Planted Matted Row Strawberries 

      Pritts, Marvin; Bellinder, Robin; Kelly, Mary Jo (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1999)
      We evaluated Devrinol herbicide and 4 cultivation tools for their utility in managing weeds in a new matted row strawberry planting. These tools were a flex-tine harrow, a finger weeder, a brush hoe and a rototiller. Once ...
    • Evaluation of New Cultivation Tools for Weed Control in Newly Planted Strawberries 

      Pritts, Marvin; Bellinder, Robin (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1998)
      Weed control is the most significant challenge for strawberry growers; only one herbicide (Devrinol 5 lb/A) is labeled for use at planting and it has only 6 weeks or less of residual activity. Herbicide use plus cultivation ...