Russell Fox discusses how an IPM approach to post harvest care of orchards can help control Two Spotted Mite (TSM) by providing habitat for beneficial … Read More
post harvest care, two spotted mite (TSM)
Beneficials, Resources, Weeds
IPM expert Russell Fox discusses trapping for Codling Moth, biofix and the Codling Moth phenology model.
Also see Russell discussing Codling Moth trapping and mating … Read More
biofix, codling moth, codling moth emergence
Russel Fox outlines how to trap codling moth and discusses lures, traps and mating disruption in the below video.
Also see Russell discussing Codling Moth … Read More
biofix, codling moth, codling moth traps and lures, mating disruption
In the following video Elizabeth Mace discusses Silken Fungus Beetle – how to identify it, the time of year you’re likely to see it and … Read More
mealybugs, silken fungus beetle
Are earthworms working for you? If soils are managed well, a silent workforce of millions of earthworms can toil day and night to work and … Read More
IPDM expert, Russell Fox, discusses post harvest care of orchards with a view to help an IPM system. Ideas discussed include not mowing the inter-row … Read More
beneficial insects, post harvest
This Autumn the following question was posed to our Community of Practice: How does mating disruption affect trap counts and thresholds for spraying? What are … Read More
codling moth, Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM), mating disruption, oriental fruit moth (OFM)
In an IPM system it is usually as we approach Pink Lady maturity that we start seeing the worst of the fruit damage. This autumn, … Read More
Understanding biofix and 1st and 2nd generation spray dates is key to controlling Codling Moth (CM) and Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM). Here we look … Read More
biofix, codling moth, light brown apple moth, spray predictions
Woolly Apple Aphid are on the move!
Here’s an interesting observation from Batlow this week. I established earwig shelters (made from corrugated cardboard) in several blocks … Read More
Aphelinus Mali, earwigs, woolly aphid, woolly aphid parasitoid