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WSU Extension 2022 Little Cherry & X-disease Field Day

June 21, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

WSU Tree Fruit Extension will be hosting a Field Day dedicated to Little cherry & X-disease management.

For growers who would like to stay ahead of the Little cherry & X-disease infections in their orchards, this is an opportunity to learn current research findings and best management practices.


 New experimental research projects on early detection: Canine LCD detection & Identification of LCD linked volatile biomarker

 Little cherry and X-disease epidemiology

 Scouting and sampling best practices

 Leafhopper monitoring and biology

 Insecticidal control of leafhoppers

 Replant strategies for X-disease infected orchards

You can now download a detailed agenda at the following link  Final AGENDA

When: Tuesday, June 21 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location: Messimore orchard in Buena, WA.


                 (46°26’24.3″N 120°18’43.0″W (46.440080, -120.311938)

Directions via I-82 E (from Yakima) – Follow I82 E. Take exit 50 from I-82 E toward Buena – Left onto WA-22 W/Buena Rd – Right onto Highland Dr. – Left onto White Rd – Left onto W Darby Ln.

Directions via I-82 W (from Prosser) – Follow I82 W – Take exit 50 for Wa-22 E toward Toppenish/Buena – Right onto Buena Rd – Right onto Highland Dr – Left onto White Rd. – Left onto W Darby Ln.

Registration: This is a free event. Pre-registration is required. Please register at the following link


Corina F. Serban

Tree Fruit Extension Coordinator – Little Cherry Disease

Information and Technology Transfer (ITT)

Washington State University

Office: 509-574-1595

Mobile: 509-470-1169



June 21, 2022
9:00 am - 11:30 am


Corina Serban
Washington State University