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March 27, 2000 Volume 9 No. 2 Update on Pest Management and Crop Development

Coming Events & Current Situation
Diseases
General Information
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Scaffolds is published weekly from March to September by Cornell University -- NYS Agricultural Experiment Station (Geneva), and Ithaca -- with the assistance of Cornell Cooperative Extension.

New York field reports welcomed. Send submissions by 3 p.m. Monday to:

Scaffolds Fruit Journal

Editors: A. Agnello, D. Kain

Dept. of Entomology, NYSAES

Geneva, NY 14456-0462

Phone: 315-787-2341 FAX: 315-787-2326

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Current DD accumulations

43°F

50°F

(Geneva 1/1-3/27):

138

57

(Geneva 1/1-3/27/99):

32

6.5

(Geneva "Normal"):

50

21

(Highland 1/1-3/27):

148

58

 

Coming Events:

Ranges:

 

Green fruitworm 1st catch

41-143

9-69

Pear psylla adults active

2-121

0-49

Pear psylla 1st oviposition

25-147

1-72

McIntosh at silver tip

56-137

17-58

 

Phenologies  

(Geneva): Apple (McIntosh):

Silver Tip

(Highland): Apple (McIntosh):

Green Tip

Pear (Bartlett):

Swollen Bud

Peach:

Early Green Tip

TRAP CATCHES (Number/trap/day)

Highland (Dick Straub, Peter Jentsch):

3/20

3/27

Green Fruitworm

0.0

1.4*

Spotted Tentiform Leafminer

0.0

0.5*

Pear Psylla (eggs/100 buds)

3.0*

42.0

* = 1st catch

 

PEST FOCUS

Highland:

Pear Psylla eggs observed.

 

Green Fruitworm and Redbanded Leafroller beginning to fly.

 

3.27 Diseases