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Pear Pest Management Discussion Group
June 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Come to discuss management, thresholds, and scouting network improvements. This group will meet bi-weekly to monthly during the growing season.
The Pear Pest Management Discussion Group is designed for Washington and Oregon pear growers, consultants and researchers to learn from each other.
Topics this week include Scouting Thresholds for second generation psylla, sprays at 1200 and 1500 PPDD and how the IPM programs are doing.
- Updates on research/extension projects
- Discussion of pear ipm phenology program to get grower feedback
- Discussion of Scouting Network to get grower feedback
- General pear pest management discussion – product efficacy, upcoming timings, natural enemy indirect effects, cultural controls