A naturally occurring parasitic wasp in Oregon can help control SWD in the state’s blueberry farms.
Cherre Bezerra Da Silva, Brianna F. Price, Daniel Dalton, Dalila Rendon, Kyoo Park, Linda Brewer, Vaughn Walton, Marco Rossi-Stacconi |
Dec 2019 |
Extension Catalog publicationPeer reviewed (Orange level)
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About a year ago the cockroaches were out of control in our yard. We resisted, but when we started finding roaches in the kitchen we finally relented, and hired a company to spray the exterior of our home. We know the ...
Andony Melathopoulos |
Jun 2023 |
Leafhoppers damage potatoes by feeding on the plants, or by transmitting viruses and phytoplasmas, which are small bacterial parasites of plant phloem tissue. Phytoplasmas cause purple top disease, which reduces yield ...
So you have captured a creature in a jar, or your field is full of tiny bugs, now what? Accurate identification of insects is a key first step. Use the resources below to help. If you have a sample and would like to...
Jessica Green |
Aug 2021 |
Photo by Stephen Ward - EESC (Cropped from original)
Ant species are often beneficial in landscape settings. They aerate the soil, distribute seeds and play an important role in recycling organic matter. But the same ant species obtain pest status when found ...
Diseases can reduce the yield and nutritional quality of crops. Vectors are organisms that transmit pathogens that cause diseases and can also threaten crops. Some important vectors of plant pathogens in the Pacific Northwest ...
Rick Hilton is an entomologist and Extension researcher with the Oregon Wine Research Institute, based at Oregon State University. His work focuses on three treehoppers that could be vectors of red blotch disease, which can devastate a vineyard.
Presentation on an Introduction to Insects and Basic Morphology
Silvia I. Rondon |
Apr 2010 |
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