Discusses the status of the potato tuberworm in the Pacific Northwest, explains the pest's life cycle, and includes color photos for identification. Suggests strategies for monitoring and control, including cultural and chemical control methods.
Silvia I. Rondon, Sandy DeBano, George Clough, Phil Hamm, Andrew Jensen, Alan Schreiber, Juan M. Alvarez, Michael Thornton, James Barbour, Mahmut Dogramaci |
Apr 2007 |
Extension Catalog publicationPeer reviewed (Orange level)
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Controlling thrips (onion and western flower) is becoming increasingly difficult for commercial onion growers in the Treasure Valley. One of the problems is resistance to some of the commonly used insecticides. The objective of ...
Identification is important for anyone trying to manage insects and other arthropods. Proper identification skills help to provide a valuable tool for monitoring the invasion of new pests. Accurate identification allows...
Shore pine is a subspecies of lodgepole pine that inhabits the coastal strip in Oregon. Insect pests, diseases, and nonbiological (abiotic) factors may have an impact on growth, visual appearance, and productivity ...
This publication describes the 12 most common ants characterized as structural pests in Washington, Idaho, and Oregon. Drawings and descriptions follow an introduction to ants and their general biology. Illustrated keys...
Central Oregon is a global mecca for vegetable seed. Learn how Oregon State research has crafted a unique balance between honeybees, pheromones, irrigation, and farming to grow vegetable seeds better than almost anywhere in the world.
Rhonda Simmons, Brad Holliday |
Dec 2013 |
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