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    • 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. ...
    • A Method to Measure the Environmental Impact of Pesticides 

      Kovach, Joseph; Petzoldt, Curtis; Degni, Janice; Tette, James (Cornell University, 1992)
      The Environmental Impact Quotient (EIQ) is a formula created to provide growers with data regarding the environmental and health impacts of their pesticide options so they can make better informed decisions regarding their ...
    • Phytophagous Mirid Bugs 

      Kain, David P.; Kovach, Joseph (New York State IPM Program, 1998)
      Mullein plant bug (MPB) and apple brown bug (ABB) are occasional pests of apple and pear in New York. Because they occur in the same place at the same time and cause the same kind of damage, they are collectively referred ...