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Develop applied diagnostic and control programs for plant diseases of tree fruits, nuts, berries, grapes, ornamentals/nursery, Christmas trees and turf. Many fungal and bacterial diseases are a constant problem for fruit and ornamental/nursery production in Oregon. Pathogen biology and life histories are studied in the field and lab to improve disease control recommendations. Screening biologicals, pesticides, or cultural practices effective against these organisms is an ongoing need valuable to Oregon's growers. Information is delivered to clientele using the latest techniques and technologies including satellite systems and the World Wide Web.

Content by Jay Pscheidt

How to Deal with a Vineyard Powdery Mildew Outbreak

This article provides a management plan for powdery mildew outbreaks in commercial vineyards.

Jay Pscheidt | Aug 2019 | Article

Can I compost plants with powdery mildew?

Q: Can I compost plants with powdery mildew in the City of Portland's yard debris pickup? I called Metro's Recycling Hotline. The person that I talked to wasn't familiar with powdery mildew, but suggested that I put the infected plants in the garbage rather than the yard debris.

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Hazelnut IPM

Resources about integrated pest management for hazelnuts.

Nik Wiman, Vaughn Walton, Jay Pscheidt, Marcelo Moretti, David Lowenstein, Heather Andrews, Rachele Nieri | May 2019 | Collection

Sensor Sprayers for Specialty Crop Production

Sensor-controlled spray systems can help growers use fewer chemicals and less water while maintaining good pest control. Learn about the pros and cons of different types of sensor sprayers.

Robin Rosetta, Jay Pscheidt, Lloyd Nackley | Jun 2019 | OSU Extension Catalog

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