European Grapevine Moth Lobesia botrana

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "European Grapevine Moth Lobesia botrana"

Transcription

1 European Grapevine Moth Lobesia botrana Monica L. Cooper UC Cooperative Extension, Napa Viticulture Farm Advisor February 3 & 4, 2011 Jack K Clark Jack K Clark

2 Distribution of Lobesia botrana Sep 2009: Napa Origin: Italy 2008 Adapted from Distribution Maps of Pests, Commonwealth Institute of Entomology (1974) with additions of subsequent findings.

3 Regulatory program Ag Commissioners, CDFA, USDA Monitoring All grape-growing regions 16 to 25 traps per square mile Mar-Oct Quarantine 5 mile radius around detections restricted movement plant material and machinery Compliance agreements: Grower, Harvester, Hauler, Nursery, Receiver, Green Waste Transporter

4 Males trapped by County and by Flight* (2010) Napa Sonoma Solano Monterey Mendocino Fresno Merced San Joaquin Santa Cruz Santa Clara 99, , , ,068 4,965 1,514 1,594 8, ,733 3, st flight 2 nd flight 3 rd flight Total males trapped (2010) Total traps serviced at peak trapping * By flight is estimated because traps were serviced at minimum of 14 day intervals

5 Research and Education program University of California, CDFA, USDA Identification Articles, Handouts, Presentations, UC IPM website Other vineyard tortricids Monitoring Commercial pheromone lures Evaluate bait traps Biology Traps and field surveys Alternate host surveys Management Insecticide trials Mating disruption Beneficial insects Website: Newsletter:

6 Identification and Biology Monica Cooper

7 Life cycle Adult (Moth) eggs per Egg Monica Cooper

8 Eggs change color as they develop White (freshly laid) Yellow (developing) Orange Black cap Hatch: 15-20%

9 Life cycle Adult (Moth) eggs per Egg Larva (caterpillar) Monica Cooper Jack Kelly Clark

10 Larva is the damaging life stage; Larval health determines adult fitness. 5 larval instars Monica Cooper Monica Cooper

11 Life cycle Adult (Moth) Pupa Egg Jack Kelly Clark Larva (caterpillar) Monica Cooper Jack Kelly Clark

12 Life cycle Egg Generation: to Adult Monica Cooper Monica Cooper 3 generations per year in Napa: Spring Summer Summer/Fall

13 Spring 1st generation pre-bloom to berry set Feb 22 May 31 Monica Cooper Monica Cooper

14 Spring 1st generation pre-bloom to berry set Feb 22 May 31 Monica Cooper Monica Cooper

15 1st generation pre-bloom to berry set Full bloom is easy time to scout Feb 22 May 31 Monica Cooper

16 Summer 2nd generation Pea-sized berry to veraison Jun 10 Aug 6 Javier Saénz Zangheri et al. 1992

17 Summer 2nd generation Pea-sized berry to veraison Jun 10 Aug 6 Monica Cooper Monica Cooper

18 3rd generation Post-veraison to post-harvest Aug 12 Nov 3 Do we have photos? Difficult time to treat: Larvae are inside berries; Crop damage extensive 3 rd generation: Mating disruption Insecticides? target eggs LuciaVarela

19 Winter harvest to bud break Pupa (diapause) Triggered by long nights (>10.75 hours) Withstand cold temperatures LT 50 in degrees C Non-diapausing Diapausing Male Female JK Clark JK Clark

20 Host Monitoring (2010) Monica Cooper

21 Main hosts: V. vinifera Daphne gnidium Daphne gnidium Secondary hosts: Olive Blackberry Gooseberry Black & Red currant Cherry Prune Persimmon Kiwi Pomegranate JF Gaffard

22 Olive flowers may host larvae in the spring. Olive fruit is not a host Olive hosted % of grape populations Monica Cooper

23 Alternate Host Survey Greg Simmons Napa River (Rutherford to Oakville) 3 rd Ave (John s Creek) May, June, August, September Total number inspected Blackberry flowers and fruit: 2,125 Wild grape flowers and fruit: 2,991 Plums: 1,511 Elderberry fruit: 1,115 Rose hips: 30

24 Alternate Host Survey Greg Simmons Napa River (Rutherford to Oakville) 3 rd Ave (John s Creek) May, June, August, September Total number inspected Blackberry flowers and fruit: 2,125 No Eggs Wild grape flowers and fruit: 2,991 Plums: 1,511 Elderberry fruit: 1,115 Rose hips: 30 No Larvae No pupae of Lobesia botrana One non-target larva in plum

25 Management Insecticide trials Mating disruption Beneficial insects Website: Newsletter:

26 Insecticides Ovicide: apply to plant before egg is laid Larvicide: most effective against young larvae

27

28 Insecticide Trials (2010) Large plot trials: Grower applied Small plot trials: Backpack applied

29 Insecticide Summary Very effective products on the market Reported to be minimally disruptive to natural enemies Be aware of resistance issues (rotate products) Explore use of larvicides, rather than relying on ovicides

30 Treatment summary: 1 st generation: Feb 22-May 31 At egg hatch Conventional products: One application Organic products: 2-3 applications 2 nd generation: Jun 10-Aug 6 Conventional products: One application Ovicides: 3-5 days after 1 st moth caught Larvicides: egg hatch (~14 days after 1 st moth caught) Organic products: 2 applications at egg hatch 3 rd generation: Aug 12-Sep 30 Conventional: Ovicides at peak flight (Peak egg-laying); days after 1 st moth caught Mating disruption

31 Biological Control Egg parasite: Trichogramma sp. Larva parasite: Tachnid fly Phytomyptera nigrina Pupa parasites: Campoplex capitator Dicaelotus infexus (Ichnemonidae) JK Clark Dibrachys cavus Dibrachus affinis (Pteromalidae)

32 Parasitism of OT and OLR larvae in Napa & Sonoma Counties Webbing produced by OLR larva Dead OLR larva (killed by parasitoid) Pupal case of the parasitic wasp, a species of Braconid

33 Mating Disruption 200 dispensers per acre $100 per acre Area-wide program Low populations Main effect: delayed mating reproductive output 1 mated at 1 day: 150 viable eggs mated at 16 days: 22 viable eggs reproductive efficiency 1 1 day: 16 eggs per mg body weight 16 days: 2 eggs per mg body weight Pacific Biocontrol Corporation Shin-Etsu Fine Chemicals Division 1 Tores-Vila et al Bulletin of Entomological Research. 92:

34 Mating Disruption Inversely density dependent: becomes increasingly effective as insect populations become smaller Insecticides Density independent: kill same proportion of insects regardless of how many are present in an area Pacific Biocontrol Corporation Shin-Etsu Fine Chemicals Division

35 Use of Pheromone Traps Jack K Clark

36 Sticky traps with pheromone lures used to monitor male flight Craig Graffin

37 Pheromone traps Start trapping 2 weeks before budbreak At least one trap for every 10 acres Check once per week from bud break to harvest Lure manufacturers: Alpha Scents Suterra Trece

38 Males in traps generally retain their color Craig Graffin

39 Bait traps vs. Pheromone traps Food attractant vs. Sex attractant Apple juice No preservatives (no Vitamin C) Molasses + Wine + Vinegar Bait traps capture 1/5 of what pheromone traps catch Bait traps work better in warmer weather Equivalent to pheromone traps for following a flight, but pheromone traps are better for following population levels Likely remain experimental/research tool in 2011.

40 The Year in Review: European Grapevine Moth Lobesia botrana Jack K Clark Jack K Clark

41 The Year in Review 10 California counties affected 3 generations per year Spring: pre-bloom to berry set Summer: pea-sized berry to veraison Summer/Fall: post-veraison to post-harvest Olive flower: host 1 st generation high population pressure No populations found (yet) in Riparian hosts Pheromone traps: excellent monitoring tool; high densities and without mating disruption; one trap per 10 acres Bait traps: Apple juice, best and easiest to use, although bait traps remain a research tool

42 Lucia Varela, Rhonda Smith, Jack Kelly Clark Acknowledgments Emily Smith, Molly Fanto Collaborating growers Napa County Ag Commissioner Martin Mochizuki NVG, NCFB, NVV CDFA, USDA Dow AgroSciences, DuPont, Valent Corporation, Wilbur Ellis (Ag Supply in St Helena) Pacific Biocontrol, Suterra, Alpha Scents, Trece Napa County grape growers and vintners

European Grapevine Moth, Lobesia botrana: The Year in Review

European Grapevine Moth, Lobesia botrana: The Year in Review European Grapevine Moth, Lobesia botrana: The Year in Review Monica L. Cooper UC Cooperative Extension, Napa Viticulture Farm Advisor November 4, 2010 Jack K Clark Jack K Clark Life cycle Adult (Moth)

More information

Update of the Lobesia botrana program in California

Update of the Lobesia botrana program in California Update of the Lobesia botrana program in California Lucia G. Varela University of California, Santa Rosa, CA Monica Cooper University of California, Napa, CA Andrea Lucchi University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

More information

Area-Wide Program to Eradicate the European Grapevine Moth, Lobesia botrana in California, USA.

Area-Wide Program to Eradicate the European Grapevine Moth, Lobesia botrana in California, USA. United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine Area-Wide Program to Eradicate the European Grapevine Moth, Lobesia botrana in California,

More information

Light Brown Apple Moth: Biology, Survey, Control

Light Brown Apple Moth: Biology, Survey, Control Light Brown Apple Moth: Biology, Survey, Control Wayne N. Dixon Mike C. Thomas Division of Plant Industry Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services World Distribution of LBAM Introductions:

More information

Light Brown Apple Moth; Biology, monitoring and control

Light Brown Apple Moth; Biology, monitoring and control Light Brown Apple Moth; Biology, monitoring and control For Sonoma County Growers In or Close to a LBAM Quarantine Area, May-June 2009 Rhonda Smith University of California Cooperative Extension Sonoma

More information

Monitoring and Controlling Grape Berry Moth in Texas Vineyards

Monitoring and Controlling Grape Berry Moth in Texas Vineyards Monitoring and Controlling Grape Berry Moth in Texas Vineyards Fritz Westover Viticulture Extension Associate Texas Gulf Coast April 2008 Lifecycle of Grape Berry Moth The Grape Berry Moth (GBM) over-winters

More information

Mealybug Species. Vine Mealybug. Grape and Obscure Mealybugs. Longtailed Mealybug. Pink Hibiscus Mealybug. Gills Mealybug

Mealybug Species. Vine Mealybug. Grape and Obscure Mealybugs. Longtailed Mealybug. Pink Hibiscus Mealybug. Gills Mealybug Vine Mealybug: Managing a Key Grape Pest Walt Bentley, Kent Danne, David Haviland, Steve Vasquez, Andrew Molinar University of California, Cooperative Extension Mealybug Species Vine Mealybug Grape and

More information

Giant whitefly. Perennial Crops. Biological Control Update on. Citrus Leafminer Olive fruit fly. Giant Whitefly. Release

Giant whitefly. Perennial Crops. Biological Control Update on. Citrus Leafminer Olive fruit fly. Giant Whitefly. Release Perennial Crops Biological Control Update on Giant whitefly Citrus Leafminer Olive fruit fly Provide consistent plant structure for long periods Stabilized soils & microclimates allow for greater species

More information

Spotted Wing Drosophila in the Western United States. David Haviland- UC Cooperative Extension, Kern Co.

Spotted Wing Drosophila in the Western United States. David Haviland- UC Cooperative Extension, Kern Co. Spotted Wing Drosophila in the Western United States David Haviland- UC Cooperative Extension, Kern Co. Spotted Wing Drosophila A vinegar fly Drosophila (like on a ripe banana) Not a true fruit fly like

More information

Marvin Butler, Rhonda Simmons, and Ralph Berry. Abstract. Introduction

Marvin Butler, Rhonda Simmons, and Ralph Berry. Abstract. Introduction Evaluation of Coragen and Avaunt Insecticides for Control of Mint Root Borer in Central Oregon Marvin Butler, Rhonda Simmons, and Ralph Berry Abstract Pheromone traps that attract male mint root borer

More information

Corn Earworm Management in Sweet Corn. Rick Foster Department of Entomology Purdue University

Corn Earworm Management in Sweet Corn. Rick Foster Department of Entomology Purdue University Corn Earworm Management in Sweet Corn Rick Foster Department of Entomology Purdue University Pest of sweet corn, seed corn and tomato Two generations per year where it overwinters 2 nd is usually most

More information

BMSB in Western Region California s and Utah s Increasing Concerns

BMSB in Western Region California s and Utah s Increasing Concerns BMSB in Western Region California s and Utah s Increasing Concerns Kent Daane - University of California, Berkeley Diane Alston - Utah State University This material is based upon work that is supported

More information

Vineyard Insect Management what does a new vineyard owner/manager need to know?

Vineyard Insect Management what does a new vineyard owner/manager need to know? Vineyard Insect Management what does a new vineyard owner/manager need to know? Keith Mason and Rufus Isaacs Department of Entomology, Michigan State University masonk@msu.edu isaacsr@msu.edu Insect management

More information

Arthropod Management in California Blueberries. David Haviland and Stephanie Rill UC Cooperative Extension, Kern Co. Blueberry Field Day 20 May 2009

Arthropod Management in California Blueberries. David Haviland and Stephanie Rill UC Cooperative Extension, Kern Co. Blueberry Field Day 20 May 2009 Arthropod Management in California Blueberries David Haviland and Stephanie Rill UC Cooperative Extension, Kern Co. Blueberry Field Day 20 May 2009 Citrus thrips White grubs Flower thrips Flatheaded borer

More information

Invasive insects in California an update. Matt Daugherty, Department of Entomology, UC Riverside

Invasive insects in California an update. Matt Daugherty, Department of Entomology, UC Riverside Invasive insects in California an update Matt Daugherty, Department of Entomology, UC Riverside (mattd@ucr.edu) Stages of biological invasions introduction Not all exotic species become invasive ~20% of

More information

Vineyard IPM Scouting Report for week of 18 June 2012 UW-Extension Door County and Peninsular Agricultural Research Station Sturgeon Bay, WI

Vineyard IPM Scouting Report for week of 18 June 2012 UW-Extension Door County and Peninsular Agricultural Research Station Sturgeon Bay, WI NO. 10 1 Vineyard IPM Scouting Report for week of 18 June 2012 UW-Extension Door County and Peninsular Agricultural Research Station Sturgeon Bay, WI Grape Berry Moth and the Michigan State University

More information

Managing Navel Orangeworm (NOW) in Walnuts. Kathy Kelley Anderson Farm Advisor Stanislaus County

Managing Navel Orangeworm (NOW) in Walnuts. Kathy Kelley Anderson Farm Advisor Stanislaus County Managing Navel Orangeworm (NOW) in Walnuts Kathy Kelley Anderson Farm Advisor Stanislaus County worm infestation Know your enemy to manage infestations effectively distinguish between NOW and codling moth

More information

Biological Control of the Mexican Bean Beetle Epilachna varivestis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) Using the Parasitic Wasp Pediobius foveolatus

Biological Control of the Mexican Bean Beetle Epilachna varivestis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) Using the Parasitic Wasp Pediobius foveolatus Biological Control of the Mexican Bean Beetle Epilachna varivestis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) Using the Parasitic Wasp Pediobius foveolatus (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) 2017 Mexican bean beetle adult P.

More information

Spotted wing drosophila in southeastern berry crops

Spotted wing drosophila in southeastern berry crops Spotted wing drosophila in southeastern berry crops Hannah Joy Burrack Department of Entomology entomology.ces.ncsu.edu facebook.com/ncsmallfruitipm @NCSmallFruitIPM Spotted wing drosophila Topics Biology

More information

Insects in Vegetables: A Review of 2011 and What to Know for 2012

Insects in Vegetables: A Review of 2011 and What to Know for 2012 1/3/12 Insects in Vegetables: A Review of 211 and What to Know for 212 CABBAGE CATERPILLARS Rick Foster Purdue University Diamondback Moth Diamondback Moth Most serious pest worldwide $1 billion annually

More information

BIOLOGY, MONITORING, CONTROL & UPDATE ON THE SPOTTED-WING DROSOPHILA (SWD) Blair Sampson USDA-ARS Poplarville, MS

BIOLOGY, MONITORING, CONTROL & UPDATE ON THE SPOTTED-WING DROSOPHILA (SWD) Blair Sampson USDA-ARS Poplarville, MS BIOLOGY, MONITORING, CONTROL & UPDATE ON THE SPOTTED-WING DROSOPHILA (SWD) Blair Sampson USDA-ARS Poplarville, MS Identification of spotted wing Drosophila fruit flies FIELD DAMAGE Photo credit : R. Delong

More information

Vine Mealybug Biology & Control Strategies

Vine Mealybug Biology & Control Strategies Foothill Grape Day June 14, 2007 Vine Mealybug Biology & Control Strategies Monica Cooper, Kent Daane, Glenn Yokota Grape Longtailed Obscure Vine Vine Mealybug is Different from Grape Mealybug Grape mealybug

More information

The Vine Mealybug Spreads to Coastal Production Areas

The Vine Mealybug Spreads to Coastal Production Areas UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA MONTEREY COUNTY... COOPERATIVE EXTENSION CENTRAL COAST VINEYARD NEWS 1432 Abbott Street, Salinas, CA 93901 Telephone (831)759-7350 FAX (831)758-3018 The Vine Mealybug Spreads to

More information

Get serious about your approach to Botrytis management

Get serious about your approach to Botrytis management Australia Get serious about your approach to Botrytis management 21.11.2017 Botrytis is an opportunistic pathogen which can develop on damaged tissue, such as that caused by Light Brown Apple Moth or LBAM

More information

Mating Disruption an AreawideApproach to Controlling the Borer Complex in cherry

Mating Disruption an AreawideApproach to Controlling the Borer Complex in cherry Mating Disruption an AreawideApproach to Controlling the Borer Complex in cherry N.L. Rothwell and K.L Powers NW Michigan Horticultural Research Center Borer Complex Pest complex consists of three species:

More information

Managing Insect Pests of Ripening Grapes

Managing Insect Pests of Ripening Grapes Managing Insect Pests of Ripening Grapes Keith Mason and Rufus Isaacs Department of Entomology, MSU Great Lakes Fruit and Vegetable Expo December 5, 2017 masonk@msu.edu Outline Background and biology of

More information

Nursery Stock..what a grower should know. Tony Linegar Agricultural Commissioner County of Sonoma

Nursery Stock..what a grower should know. Tony Linegar Agricultural Commissioner County of Sonoma Purchasing Grapevine Nursery Stock..what a grower should know Tony Linegar Agricultural Commissioner County of Sonoma CA Grapevine Registration and Certification Program P administered i d by CDFA Program

More information

2005 Research: Monitoring, Sanitation, and Insect Pest Management in Figs

2005 Research: Monitoring, Sanitation, and Insect Pest Management in Figs Fig Day 2006 2005 Research: Monitoring, Sanitation, and Insect Pest Management in Figs Chuck Burks 1, David Brandl 1, Themis Michailides 2, and Mark Doster 2 1 USDA-ARS, Parlier, CA 2 UC Kearney Agricultural

More information

The Pepper Weevil and Its Management

The Pepper Weevil and Its Management L-5069 The Pepper Weevil and Its Management David G. Riley and Alton N. Sparks, Jr.* The pepper weevil, Anthonomus eugenii Cano (Figure 1), is a severe insect pest of sweet and hot varieties of pepper,

More information

Title: Western New York Sweet Corn Pheromone Trap Network Survey

Title: Western New York Sweet Corn Pheromone Trap Network Survey Title: Western New York Sweet Corn Pheromone Trap Network Survey Project leader(s): Marion Zuefle Cooperator(s): Abstract: The New York sweet corn pheromone trap network (SCPTN) is an affiliation of extension

More information

Identifying Leafrollers Including the Light Brown Apple Moth

Identifying Leafrollers Including the Light Brown Apple Moth Identifying Leafrollers Including the Light Brown Apple Moth Production Guideline by Dr. Frank G. Zalom Issue 5.1 June 2010 The California Strawberry Commission Production Guidelines are produced in cooperation

More information

This presentation is about the Light Brown Apple Moth, an invasive pest posing an economic and environmental threat to New York.

This presentation is about the Light Brown Apple Moth, an invasive pest posing an economic and environmental threat to New York. This presentation is about the Light Brown Apple Moth, an invasive pest posing an economic and environmental threat to New York. 1 2 This presentation is about the light brown apple moth, an invasive pest

More information

MONITORING WALNUT TWIG BEETLE ACTIVITY IN THE SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY: OCTOBER 2011-OCTOBER 2012

MONITORING WALNUT TWIG BEETLE ACTIVITY IN THE SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY: OCTOBER 2011-OCTOBER 2012 MONITORING WALNUT TWIG BEETLE ACTIVITY IN THE SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY: OCTOBER 11-OCTOBER 12 Elizabeth J. Fichtner ABSTRACT Walnut twig beetle, Pityophthorus juglandis, is the vector of thousand cankers

More information

Sweet corn insect management by insecticides in Ohio, 2015 Final report 12/31/2015

Sweet corn insect management by insecticides in Ohio, 2015 Final report 12/31/2015 Sweet corn insect management by insecticides in Ohio, 2015 Final report 12/31/2015 Celeste Welty, Associate Professor, Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, Rothenbuhler Laboratory, 2501

More information

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER EUROPEAN GRAPEVINE MOTH (EGVM) QUARANTINE UPDATES

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER EUROPEAN GRAPEVINE MOTH (EGVM) QUARANTINE UPDATES ASST. EUROPEAN GRAPEVINE MOTH (EGVM) QUARANTINE UPDATES 8/25/11 San Joaquin County Enters Third Flight UC Scientist Lucia Varela has determined that when a locale accumulates 1250 degree days, the European

More information

UC CITRUS ENTOMOLOGY P ROGRAM

UC CITRUS ENTOMOLOGY P ROGRAM UC CITRUS ENTOMOLOGY P ROGRAM. C ITRUS IPM NEWSLETTER July 2009 Issue 6 UC Kearney Agricultural Research Center http://citrusent.uckac.edu California Red Scale Second Crawlers Starting For California red

More information

DIY Spotted Wing Drosophila Monitoring/Management

DIY Spotted Wing Drosophila Monitoring/Management Outline DIY Spotted Wing Drosophila Monitoring/Management Alberta Farm Fresh School 2017 Olds, AB SWD fundamentals Impact / ID/ Life Cycle / Monitoring / Management DIY SWD Monitoring Setting up a trap

More information

Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila Spotted Wing Drosophila Joyce Rainwater Farm Outreach Worker Lincoln University Jefferson and Washington Counties 314-800-4076 rainwaterj@lincolnu.edu Debi Kelly Horticulture/Local Foods Specialist University

More information

Spotted Wing Drosophila: SWD

Spotted Wing Drosophila: SWD Spotted Wing Drosophila: SWD Stemilt Cherry Grower Meeting Wenatchee Convention Center 22 March, 2011 2:25-2:50 pm Elizabeth H. Beers WSU Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center 1100 N. Western Ave. Wenatchee,

More information

Insect Control Research for Pecan

Insect Control Research for Pecan Insect Control Research for Pecan Ted Cottrell USDA, Agricultural Research Service Southeastern Fruit and Tree Nut Research Laboratory 21 Dunbar Road, Byron, GA Pecan Insects Pecan nut casebearer Pecan

More information

2009 SUNFLOWER INSECT PEST PROBLEMS AND INSECTICIDE UPDATE

2009 SUNFLOWER INSECT PEST PROBLEMS AND INSECTICIDE UPDATE 2009 SUNFLOWER INSECT PEST PROBLEMS AND INSECTICIDE UPDATE Janet Knodel 1, Larry Charlet 2, Patrick Beauzay 1 and Theresa Gross 2 1 NDSU, School of Natural Resource Sciences Entomology, Fargo, ND 2 USDA-ARS,

More information

E-823 (Revised) Janet J. Knodel, Assistant Professor of Entomology Laurence D. Charlet, USDA, ARS, Research Entomologist

E-823 (Revised) Janet J. Knodel, Assistant Professor of Entomology Laurence D. Charlet, USDA, ARS, Research Entomologist E-823 (Revised) Banded Sunflower Moth Janet J. Knodel, Assistant Professor of Entomology Laurence D. Charlet, USDA, ARS, Research Entomologist MAY 2010 Description The banded sunflower moth, Cochylis hospes

More information

ACP and HLB: The California Situation. Victoria Hornbaker California Department of Food and Agriculture

ACP and HLB: The California Situation. Victoria Hornbaker California Department of Food and Agriculture ACP and HLB: The California Situation Victoria Hornbaker California Department of Food and Agriculture Dangerous Pest Threatens California Citrus California's $2.5 billion citrus industry is at risk. Citrus

More information

Whiteflies. Catharine Mannion, Ph.D. University of Florida/IFAS Tropical Res. and Edu. Center

Whiteflies. Catharine Mannion, Ph.D. University of Florida/IFAS Tropical Res. and Edu. Center Whiteflies Catharine Mannion, Ph.D. University of Florida/IFAS Tropical Res. and Edu. Center cmannion@ufl.edu Ficus Whitefly Feeds only on ficus Leaf yellowing Leaf drop Dieback Photo: H. Glenn,, UF/IFAS

More information

Thousand Cankers Disease vs. Shallow Bark Canker Seasonal Activity of Walnut Twig Beetle in the southern San Joaquin Valley

Thousand Cankers Disease vs. Shallow Bark Canker Seasonal Activity of Walnut Twig Beetle in the southern San Joaquin Valley Thousand Cankers Disease vs. Shallow Bark Canker Seasonal Activity of Walnut Twig Beetle in the southern San Joaquin Valley Botryosphaeria canker diseases Lethal Paradox Canker vs. Phytophthora Elizabeth

More information

MANAGING INSECT PESTS IN BERRIES AND FRUITS. Small Farm School 8 September 2012 Bruce Nelson, CCC Horticulture Department

MANAGING INSECT PESTS IN BERRIES AND FRUITS. Small Farm School 8 September 2012 Bruce Nelson, CCC Horticulture Department MANAGING INSECT PESTS IN BERRIES AND FRUITS Small Farm School 8 September 2012 Bruce Nelson, CCC Horticulture Department RASPBERRIES TO START ORANGE TORTRIX ON RASPBERRY Raspberry Crown Borer RASPBERRY

More information

Integrated Pest Management Program Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture UConn Extension

Integrated Pest Management Program Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture UConn Extension Integrated Pest Management Program Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture UConn Extension Small Fruit & Grape Update: June 7, 2018 Mary Concklin, Visiting Associate Extension Educator -

More information

Corn Earworm: Is It Resistant to Pyrethroids?

Corn Earworm: Is It Resistant to Pyrethroids? Corn Earworm: Is It Resistant to Pyrethroids? Rick Foster Purdue Purdue Collaborative Effort of Illinois of Minnesota of Wisconsin Louisiana State Del Monte Green Giant FMC Penn State Texas A&M Northern

More information

A Review of Corn Earworm and Other Insect Problems in 2011

A Review of Corn Earworm and Other Insect Problems in 2011 Corn Earworm A Review of Corn Earworm and Other Insect Problems in 211 Rick Foster Purdue University Corn Earworm Biology Females prefer to lay eggs on green silks Corn Earworm Control Must have insececide

More information

Walnut Husk Fly: Biology, Monitoring and Management. R. A. Van Steenwyk Dept. of E.S.P.M University of California, Berkeley

Walnut Husk Fly: Biology, Monitoring and Management. R. A. Van Steenwyk Dept. of E.S.P.M University of California, Berkeley Walnut Husk Fly: Biology, Monitoring and Management R. A. Van Steenwyk Dept. of E.S.P.M University of California, Berkeley Walnut Husk Fly: Biology Rhagoletis completa a tephritid fruit fly native to Mexico,

More information

Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing (HLB)

Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing (HLB) Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing (HLB) Victoria Hornbaker California Department of Food and Agriculture Feb. 2, 2016 California s iconic citrus is at risk! Approximately 70% of residences have at

More information

IPM Implementation benefits from the partnership between scientists and growers: a case study in a Tuscan wine-growing area

IPM Implementation benefits from the partnership between scientists and growers: a case study in a Tuscan wine-growing area IPM Implementation benefits from the partnership between scientists and growers: a case study in a Tuscan wine-growing area Andrea Lucchi Andrea Bencini DAFE UNIVERSITY OF PISA Marchesi ANTINORI In plant

More information

Navel Orangeworm Biology and Management

Navel Orangeworm Biology and Management Navel Orangeworm Biology and Management David Haviland UC Cooperative Extension, Kern Co. 2017 American Pistachio Growers Conference Navel orangeworm (NOW) First Identified in Mexico in 1915 Found in CA

More information

SWD Identification Key Characteristics. Drosophila suzukii Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) SWD Fruit Hosts

SWD Identification Key Characteristics. Drosophila suzukii Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) SWD Fruit Hosts SWD Identification Key Characteristics Black spot on male s wings; can be a light colored spot. Two black combs parallel on front legs Male Female She inserts her sawlike device (ovipositor) into ripening

More information

Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila, Drosophila Suzukii Matsumara, In Raspberry.

Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila, Drosophila Suzukii Matsumara, In Raspberry. Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila, Drosophila Suzukii Matsumara, In Raspberry. https://www.eddmaps.org/swd/ https://blogs.cornell.edu/jentsch /small-fruit/ Female SWD Biology Presence of SWD in NYS in September

More information

NO. 4 LIGHTBROWN APPLE MOTH

NO. 4 LIGHTBROWN APPLE MOTH NO. 4 LIGHTBROWN APPLE MOTH By Adam Pietsch, Peter Burne and Dino Cotsaris, Viticultural Officers, CCW Lightbrown apple moth (LBAM) [Epiphyas postvittana] is a leaf-rolling moth native to south-eastern

More information

Measuring Efficacy of Treatments in Flour Mills: An International Perspective.

Measuring Efficacy of Treatments in Flour Mills: An International Perspective. Measuring Efficacy of Treatments in Flour Mills: An International Perspective. Paul Fields, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Cornel Adler, Julius Kühn Institut Chris Bell, Food and Environment Research

More information

Light brown apple moth

Light brown apple moth Wine Australia for Australian Wine Factsheet July 2013 Light brown apple moth David Braybrook, VitiSolutions Summary The light brown apple moth (LBAM, Epiphyas postvittana) is a native leaf-roller that

More information

2012 Leek Moth Survey Report

2012 Leek Moth Survey Report 6 February 2013 Prepared by Marion Paibomesai & Margaret Appleby, OMAFRA marion.paibomesai@ontario.ca 519-826-4963 What are Leek Moth? 2012 Leek Moth Survey Report Leek Moth Lifecycle The leek moth, Acrolepiopsis

More information

Fátima Gonçalves, Cristina Carlos, Susana Sousa, Márcio Nóbrega, José C. Franco, José Manso, António Pinto, Laura Torres

Fátima Gonçalves, Cristina Carlos, Susana Sousa, Márcio Nóbrega, José C. Franco, José Manso, António Pinto, Laura Torres The use of pheromone traps to monitoring the vine mealybug, Planococcus ficus and its main parasitoid, Anagyrus sp. nr. pseudococci Fátima Gonçalves, Cristina Carlos, Susana Sousa, Márcio Nóbrega, José

More information

New Research on Navel Orangeworm Management

New Research on Navel Orangeworm Management North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day Modesto Junior College Pavilion, February 10, 2015 New Research on Navel Orangeworm Management Frank Zalom Entomology and Nematology UC Davis Recent NOW Studies Infestation

More information

Sunflower Moth Control Using Chlorantraniliprole (Dupont or Besiege) vs. Common Insecticides Final Report

Sunflower Moth Control Using Chlorantraniliprole (Dupont or Besiege) vs. Common Insecticides Final Report Sunflower Moth Control Using Chlorantraniliprole (Dupont or Besiege) vs. Common Insecticides Final Report Calvin Trostle 13, Ed Bynum 1, Ron Meyer 2 1 Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 2 Colorado State

More information

2003 Tree Borer Survey

2003 Tree Borer Survey 2003 Tree Borer Survey Diane Alston Utah State University 2004 Utah State Horticultural Association Convention 2003 Tree Borer Survey Status of trunk borer pests Current Utah situation 2003 tree borer

More information

Almond & Walnut Harvest Evaluation: Identifying Sources of Damage

Almond & Walnut Harvest Evaluation: Identifying Sources of Damage August '()* Almond & Walnut Harvest Notes Almond & Walnut Harvest Evaluation: Identifying Sources of Damage Emily J. Symmes, Sacramento Valley Area IPM Advisor University of California Cooperative Extension

More information

2012 Estimated Acres Producers Estimated Production Units Estimated Farm Value Farm Crawfish 182,167 1,251 90,973,725 Lbs.

2012 Estimated Acres Producers Estimated Production Units Estimated Farm Value Farm Crawfish 182,167 1,251 90,973,725 Lbs. www.lsuagcenter.com 2012 Estimated Acres Producers Estimated Production Units Estimated Farm Value Farm Crawfish 182,167 1,251 90,973,725 Lbs. $152,835,858 Crawfish Biology Life Cycles evolved in nature,

More information

PNVA Update: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug versus Trissolcus japonicus. Michael R. Bush, WSU Extension & Joshua Milnes, WA State University

PNVA Update: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug versus Trissolcus japonicus. Michael R. Bush, WSU Extension & Joshua Milnes, WA State University PNVA Update: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug versus Trissolcus japonicus Michael R. Bush, WSU Extension & Joshua Milnes, WA State University An Emerging Insect Pest of Concern Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB),

More information

Early detection of spotted wing drosophila (SWD) in Virginia Vineyards

Early detection of spotted wing drosophila (SWD) in Virginia Vineyards Final Report Submitted October 15, 2015 Spotted wing drosophila in Virginia vineyards: Distribution, varietal susceptibility, monitoring and control D. G. Pfeiffer, M. E. Shrader and C. A. Laub Department

More information

Michigan Grape & Wine Industry Council 2014 Research Report. Biology and management of invasive insect pests in Michigan vineyards 2014

Michigan Grape & Wine Industry Council 2014 Research Report. Biology and management of invasive insect pests in Michigan vineyards 2014 Michigan Grape & Wine Industry Council 2014 Research Report Biology and management of invasive insect pests in Michigan vineyards 2014 Keith Mason, Steven Van Timmeren, Nikki Rothwell and Rufus Isaacs

More information

Insect Pests of Cucurbits in New Hampshire

Insect Pests of Cucurbits in New Hampshire Insect Pests of Cucurbits in New Hampshire Alan T. Eaton and George Hamilton UNH Cooperative Extension Cucurbit School Jan 11, 2017 Insect Pests of Cucurbits in NH Squash bug Squash vine borer Striped

More information

Dry Beans XIII-14. Western Bean Cutworm Larva. Identification (and life cycle/seasonal history)

Dry Beans XIII-14. Western Bean Cutworm Larva. Identification (and life cycle/seasonal history) Dry Beans XIII-14 Western Bean Cutworm Gary L. Hein, Frank B. Peairs & Stan D. Pilcher Cutworm Adult Western Bean Cutworm Larva The western bean cutworm causes serious damage to dry beans in the High Plains

More information

Update on Quarantine, Containment and Biocontrol of Coffee Berry Borer

Update on Quarantine, Containment and Biocontrol of Coffee Berry Borer Update on Quarantine, Containment and Biocontrol of Coffee Berry Borer Neil Reimer Hawaii Department of Agriculture HDOA work on CBB Initial Response Containment/Quarantine Beauvaria registration Biological

More information

Workshop Summary of Control Measures against Lobesia botrana

Workshop Summary of Control Measures against Lobesia botrana Workshop Summary of Control Measures against Lobesia botrana Introduction In Europe, two lepidopteran grape vine pests occur: Lobesia botrana (Polychrosis = older genus name) and Eupoecilia ambiguella

More information

Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Baiting and Trapping. Hannah Lee Dr. Gerard Krewer Dr. Elke Weibelzahl

Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Baiting and Trapping. Hannah Lee Dr. Gerard Krewer Dr. Elke Weibelzahl Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Baiting and Trapping Hannah Lee Dr. Gerard Krewer Dr. Elke Weibelzahl Introduction to SWD Infest marketable fruit Short life cycle-up to 10 generations of flies per crop growing

More information

Project leaders: Barbara Bentz and Jim Vandygriff, USDA Forest Service, RMRS, Logan, UT

Project leaders: Barbara Bentz and Jim Vandygriff, USDA Forest Service, RMRS, Logan, UT Project leaders: Barbara Bentz and Jim Vandygriff, USDA Forest Service, RMRS, Logan, UT Cooperators: Sheri Smith, Tom Coleman and Amanda Garcia, Forest Service, Forest Health Protection; Patricia Maloney

More information

Michigan Grape & Wine Industry Council 2015 Research Report. Biology and management of invasive insect pests in Michigan vineyards 2015

Michigan Grape & Wine Industry Council 2015 Research Report. Biology and management of invasive insect pests in Michigan vineyards 2015 Michigan Grape & Wine Industry Council 2015 Research Report Biology and management of invasive insect pests in Michigan vineyards 2015 ABSTRACT Keith Mason, Steven Van Timmeren, Nikki Rothwell and Rufus

More information

Practical Aspects of Crop Load and Canopy Management

Practical Aspects of Crop Load and Canopy Management Practical Aspects of Crop Load and Canopy Management Jim Wolpert Extension Viticulturist Department of Viticulture and Enology University of California, Davis Penn State Grape Day August 10, 2011 Presentation

More information

Western Cherry Fruit Fly Research Update

Western Cherry Fruit Fly Research Update Western Cherry Fruit Fly Research Update Diane Alston Utah State University Utah State Horticultural Association Annual Convention January 22-23, 2014 Cherry Fruit Fly (CFF) Primary source of CFF infestations

More information

Coffee Berry Borer (CBB) Preliminary Results

Coffee Berry Borer (CBB) Preliminary Results Coffee Berry Borer (CBB) Preliminary Results Elsie Burbano eburbano@hawaii.edu November 16, 2011 What is UH CTAHR doing to manage the Coffee Berry Borer? Russell Messing: Alternate hosts, trapping, oviposition

More information

datcp PEST SURVEY rogra 2014 INSECT SURVEYS AND OUTLOOK FOR 2015 KRISTA HAMILTON, DATCP ENTOMOLOGIST

datcp PEST SURVEY rogra 2014 INSECT SURVEYS AND OUTLOOK FOR 2015 KRISTA HAMILTON, DATCP ENTOMOLOGIST KRISTA HAMILTON, DATCP ENTOMOLOGIST datcp PEST SURVEY rogra 2014 INSECT SURVEYS AND OUTLOOK FOR 2015 WISCONSIN PEST SURVEY DATCP PEST SURVEY PROGRAM The Pest Survey was established in 1915 to: l Collect

More information

MANAGEMENT OF EUROPEAN GRAPEVINE MOTH Lobesia botrana Den.-Schiff. IN TURKEY

MANAGEMENT OF EUROPEAN GRAPEVINE MOTH Lobesia botrana Den.-Schiff. IN TURKEY MANAGEMENT OF EUROPEAN GRAPEVINE MOTH Lobesia botrana Den.-Schiff. IN TURKEY Dr. Ozlem Altindi ndisli Bornova Plant Protection Research Institute e-mail:altindisli@yahoo.com altindisli@bzmae bzmae.gov.tr

More information

First season experiences with Spotted Wing Drosophila

First season experiences with Spotted Wing Drosophila First season experiences with Spotted Wing Drosophila Rufus Isaacs, Noel Hahn, Steve Van Timmeren, Keith Mason and Howard Russell Department of Entomology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824

More information

Parasitoids of the pepper weevil across North America

Parasitoids of the pepper weevil across North America Parasitoids of the pepper weevil across North America Rose Labbe, PhD Harrow Research and Development Centre AAFC Pepper production in North America 1.8M tons of bell peppers produced in Mexico in 2007

More information

Dealing with SWD: The Michigan Experience. Rufus Isaacs Department of Entomology Michigan State University East Lansing, MI

Dealing with SWD: The Michigan Experience. Rufus Isaacs Department of Entomology Michigan State University East Lansing, MI Dealing with SWD: The Michigan Experience Rufus Isaacs Department of Entomology Michigan State University East Lansing, MI 48824 isaacsr@msu.edu SWD distribution - U.S. and Michigan? The Boston Globe

More information

Citrus flower moth. Prays citri (Millière) PEST FACT SHEET

Citrus flower moth. Prays citri (Millière) PEST FACT SHEET Common names: Citrus blossom moth, lemon borer moth, sitrusblommot Higher taxon: Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae Synonyms: Acrolepia citri Millière EPPO code: PRAYCI The citrus flower moth is a tiny moth which

More information

Infestations of the spotted

Infestations of the spotted A New Pest Attacking Healthy Ripening Fruit in Oregon Spotted wing Drosophila: Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura) Actual size (2 3 mm) E M 8 9 9 1 O c t o b e r 2 0 0 9 Infestations of the spotted wing Drosophila

More information

Fruit ICM News. Borers of Peach, Cherry and Plum Trees. Insecticides Used to Manage Borers of Peach, Cherry, and Plum Trees

Fruit ICM News. Borers of Peach, Cherry and Plum Trees. Insecticides Used to Manage Borers of Peach, Cherry, and Plum Trees Fruit ICM News Volume 8, No. 30 August 19, 2004 In This Issue: Borers of Peach, Cherry and Plum Trees Insecticides Used to Manage Borers of Peach, Cherry, and Plum Trees Degree Day Accumulations Apple

More information

USDA. Project: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: Damage Survey and' Monitoring Efforts

USDA. Project: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: Damage Survey and' Monitoring Efforts Project: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: Damage Survey and' Monitoring Efforts USDA Institution: Appalachian Fruit Research Station, USDA-ARS, Kearneysville, WV 25430 Date: September 3, 2010 Background The

More information

Dry Beans XIII-5 Mexican Bean Beetle

Dry Beans XIII-5 Mexican Bean Beetle Dry Beans XIII-5 Mexican Bean Beetle Gary L. Hein & Frank B. Peairs Mexican bean beetle adult. Mexican bean beetle is perhaps the most serious insect pest of dry beans in the High Plains region. Recent

More information

THOUSAND CANKERS DISEASE of WALNUT: STATUS in CALIFORNIA

THOUSAND CANKERS DISEASE of WALNUT: STATUS in CALIFORNIA THOUSAND CANKERS DISEASE of WALNUT: STATUS in CALIFORNIA Janine Hasey UC Cooperative Extension, Sutter & Yuba cos. Steve Seybold USDA Forest Service, Davis THOUSAND CANKERS Insect-vectored disease on walnut

More information

Borers. What kinds of insects are borers? How do borers find stressed trees?

Borers. What kinds of insects are borers? How do borers find stressed trees? What kinds of insects are borers? Moths Shoot tip moths (several families) Clear wing moths Others, pyralid moths, carpenter worms Beetles Metallic wood boring beetles (Flat headed borers) Long horned

More information

International Journal of Agriculture, Environment and Bioresearch

International Journal of Agriculture, Environment and Bioresearch ISOLATION DISTANCE BETWEEN TREATED AND UNTREATED VINEYARD WITH MATING DISRUPTION PHEROMONES AGAINST GRAPE MOTH (Lobesia botrana.schiff.) ISUFI Alban 1* and ÇOTA Ejup 2 Agricultural University of Tirana,

More information

Larvae: Newly-hatched larvae are a dull orange color with black heads, black pronotum (immediately behind the head) and 10 black spots

Larvae: Newly-hatched larvae are a dull orange color with black heads, black pronotum (immediately behind the head) and 10 black spots 2004 Integrated Crop Management Conference - Iowa State University 79 EASTERN MOVEMENT OF THE WESTERN BEAN CUTWORM Marlin E. Rice, Professor Department of Entomolgoy Iowa State University David Dorhout

More information

Fruit-infesting Flies

Fruit-infesting Flies Fruit-infesting Flies There are two families of flies that may be known as fruit flies Fruit Flies Diptera: Tephritidae Small Fruit Flies/ Vinegar Flies Diptera: Drosophilidae Western Cherry Fruit Fly/Eastern

More information

Abstract. Introduction. PS A Preliminary Report of Sulfuryl Fluoride and Methyl Bromide Fumigation of Flour Mills

Abstract. Introduction. PS A Preliminary Report of Sulfuryl Fluoride and Methyl Bromide Fumigation of Flour Mills PS6-12 6311 A Preliminary Report of Sulfuryl Fluoride and Methyl Bromide Fumigation of Flour Mills W.-T. Tsai 1, L.J. Mason 1*, K.E. Ileleji 2 Abstract As a result of the Montreal Protocol, methyl bromide

More information

Vineyard IPM Scouting Report for week of 16 August 2010 UW-Extension Door County and Peninsular Agricultural Research Station Sturgeon Bay, WI

Vineyard IPM Scouting Report for week of 16 August 2010 UW-Extension Door County and Peninsular Agricultural Research Station Sturgeon Bay, WI Vineyard IPM Scouting Report for week of 16 August 2010 UW-Extension Door County and Peninsular Agricultural Research Station Sturgeon Bay, WI 1 Grape Growth and Interval Between Scouting A couple of weeks

More information

Horticultural Insect Pests with a Threat for Introduction or Spread in Utah

Horticultural Insect Pests with a Threat for Introduction or Spread in Utah Horticultural Insect Pests with a Threat for Introduction or Spread in Utah Diane Alston Utah State University Extension Entomologist Light Brown Apple Moth First Detector Training October 17, 2007 Kaysville,

More information

Monitoring and Control of Olive Fruit Fly (OLF) for Oil Production in California

Monitoring and Control of Olive Fruit Fly (OLF) for Oil Production in California FARM ADVISORS Monitoring and Control of Olive Fruit Fly (OLF) for Oil Production in California Paul Vossen, University of California Cooperative Extension. 133 Aviation Blvd. #109; Santa Rosa, CA 95405

More information

Information sources: 1, 5

Information sources: 1, 5 1 The twolined chestnut borer (Agrilus bilineatus) is a pest in the eastern and central United States and some southeastern parts of Canada. They were first noted in the 1900 s due to their infestation

More information

Managing Pests & Disease in the Vineyard. Michael Cook

Managing Pests & Disease in the Vineyard. Michael Cook Managing Pests & Disease in the Vineyard Michael Cook Who is this guy? Challenges Facing Growers 1) Pierce s Disease 2) Pest & Disease Pressure fungal 3) Late Freeze 4) Rain excess and timing 5) Vigor

More information