Pest & Disease Management

New Posting

National Worker Protection Standard: A Manual for Trainers of Agricultural Workers and Pesticide Handlers
The Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative (PERC) & the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); 2016


Featured Publications

bacterial canker of sweet cherry in oregon

Bacterial Canker of Sweet Cherry in Oregon: Disease Symptoms, Cycle and Management
R.A. Spotts, J.L. Olsen, L.E. Long & J.W. Pscheidt
EM 9007; Reviewed July 2014

Bacterial canker is the number one killer of young sweet cherry trees in Oregon. This publication covers cause and symptoms, disease cycle, and diseast manangement.

2016 pest management guide for tree fruits in the mid columbia

2016 Pest Management Guide for Tree Fruits in the Mid-Columbia Area - Hood River - The Dalles - White Salmon
EM 8203; Revised January 2016

The primary purpose of this publication is to provide fruit growers with up-to-date information on registered pesticide uses considered to be effective for controlling insect pests, mite pests, and diseases, when applied at the listed rates and timings. Pesticide use is one element of integrated pest management programs.


Spotted Wing Drosophila

Detection:

A Detailed Guide for Testing Fruit for the Presence of Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Larvae
A. Dreves, A. Cave & J. Lee
EM 9096; October 2014

A Quick 7-Step Guide for Detecting SWD Larvae in Fruit
A. Dreves, A. Cave & J. Lee
EM 9097; October 2014

Control:

Integrated Pest Management for SWD

Chemical Control Resources for SWD

ID & Biology:

Identifcation of SWD

Recognize Fruit Damage from SWD
EM 9021; December 2010

Information provided by the SWD Specialty Crop Research Initiative. Find more information at their website:
http://spottedwing.org/

Other SWD Resources:

Spotted Wing Drosophila Counts in Wasco County
Updated 7/14/2016

Spotted Wing Drosophila Management Guide in Oregon Sweet Cherry
P.W. Shearer, L. Long & S. Castignoli; Oregon State University; 2010
See the Powerpoint Presentation here

Spotted Wing Drosophila Control Recommendations
R.A. Van Steenwick; University of California, Berkeley; 2010

A New Pest Attacking Healthy Ripening Fruit in Oregon
EM 8991; October 2009


Bacterial Canker

Bacterial Canker PowerPoint Presentation
B. Spotts & K. Wallis; March 2010

Bacterial Canker of Sweet Cherry in Oregon
R.A. Spotts, J.L Olsen, L.E. Long & J.W. Pscheidt
Em 9007; Reviewed 2014

P. Syringuae Bacterial Canker PowerPoint Presentation

Bacterial Canker Management
L.E. Long; October 2002


Other Resources

Environmental Factors Affecting Mite Populations
G. Fisher & L.E. Long

Thrips on Cherries
H. Reidl

Reducing Bird Damage
L.E. Long; May 2002

Cytospora Canker
L.E. Long

Protecting Trees in Winter

Cherry Powdery Mildew Control
L.E. Long

Controlling Powdery Mildew with Horticultural Mineral Oil
L.E. Long

Obliquebanded Leafroller
L.E. Long & M. Omeg

 


 

  Brown Marmorated Stink Bug - Good Fruit Grower, Web 2012
 
  Spotted Wing Drosophila Mid-Columbia Workshop-handout March 2010
  How to Reduce the Risk of Pesticide Resistance in Cherry Pests in Oregon,(EM8951) Clive Kaiser, Anita Azarenko, Lynn Long, Bob Spotts September 2008
  Ambrosia Beetle June 2005
  Cherry Leaf Roll Virus
  OBLR in Spanish