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  • Small Grains IPM Scouting Procedures 

    Waldron, Keith; Cummings, Jaime; Wise, Ken (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2020)
    A variety of pests and diseases can potentially attack small grains, including wheat, oats, rye and malting barley, during the growing season. The sequence in which these pests occur is generally predictable. A scouting ...
  • Dung Beetles Aid in Reducing Flies and Gastrointestinal Parasites in Pastures 

    Wise, Ken; Baker, Michael; Jaime, Cummings (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2020)
    Dung beetles are important insects for pasture ecology and soil health. They move manure into the soil, thus increasing organic matter, improving soil structure, increasing water infiltration and providing essential nutrients ...
  • Apple Powdery Mildew 

    Strickland, David; Carroll, Juliet; Cox, Kerik (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2020)
    Powdery mildew occurs in all apple-producing regions worldwide, especially where warm, humid climate conditions prevail. Young expanding plant tissues are particularly susceptible to the disease. Therefore, powdery mildew ...
  • Apple Scab 

    Ayer, Katrin; Carroll, Juliet; Cox, Kerik (New York State IPM Program, 2020)
    Apple scab, one of the most devastating fungal diseases of apple, occurs worldwide, wherever apples are grown. The fungal pathogen, Venturia inaequalis, can also infect crabapple, hawthorn, mountain-ash, firethorn, and loquat.
  • Fire Blight 

    Wallis, Anna; Carroll, Juliet; Cox, Kerik (New York State IPM Program, 2020)
    Fire blight, caused by the bacterium Erwinia amylovora, is one of the most destructive diseases in apple and pear production. Fire blight can infect other members of the rose family including quince, juneberry, hawthorne, ...

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