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Root weevils on berry crops

Carl H. Shanks

Root weevils on berry crops

by Carl H. Shanks

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Published by Cooperative Extension, Washington State University in [Pullman, Wash.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Berries -- Diseases and pests -- Washington (State),
  • Otiorhynchus -- Control -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by Carl H. Shanks.]
    SeriesInsect answers, Extension bulletin -- 0965., Extension bulletin (Washington State University. Cooperative Extension) -- 965.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL596.C9 S536 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[3] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17608819M
    OCLC/WorldCa41860876

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Root weevils on berry crops by Carl H. Shanks Download PDF EPUB FB2

Otiorhynchus ovatus, also called the strawberry root weevil, is one of the many species in the weevil family (Curculionidae), occurring across Canada and the northern United name comes from its affinity for strawberry plants, which form a large part of its diet.

They are, however, known to feed on other plants as well. Occasionally the larvae cause serious damage to Family: Curculionidae. Root weevils are beetles in the snout beetle family in the genus. Otiorhynchus. They are all serious pests of agricultural crops, and feed on the roots of over different plants.

They are difficult to control and manage, even with the use of soil insecticides. The three common root weevils affecting berries are rough strawberry root weevil, O. Weevils, also known as flour bugs and grain bugs, can cause damage in a wide range of habitats, from grain silos to household plants.

There are many different species and lifecycles of weevils, but they can all be controlled with our weevil control products. Root weevils on berry crops book vine weevils and root weevils also tend to build up over time and move across older fields and can infest young fields if not brought in to check.

Winter Injury/Plant stand – Winter injury was severe in some parts of the state. Weevils used in the RFID tagging experiments were collected from commercial strawberry crops grown in Shropshire and Staffordshire. Before use weevils were kept in small groups (25–30 individuals) in ventilated plastic containers placed in a controlled environment chamber set to 20°C, 60% relative humidity and a 8 h by: 1.

How to Prune Raspberries that Produce Two Crops (i.e., ‘Fall Gold’) As I mentioned at the top, we grow ‘Fall Gold’ raspberries, which are absolutely wonderful.

They’re also really pretty, so they make a nice addition to tarts or fruit salads. EB Root Weevils on Berry Crops (online) EB Small Fruits and Berries: Insect and Disease Control for Home Gardens (online) EB Raspberry and Strawberry Root Rots in Home Gardens (online) EB Site Selection for Grapes in Eastern Washington EB Growing Small Fruits for the Home Garden Frequency of occurrence of root knot nematode was recorded to be % and population dessity range was j2/cc observations showed that foliage growth was not uniform in the.

an effective, manageable bee for pollination of rubus bramble fruits, osmia aglaia J.H. Cane CONTRIBUTION AND TRANSFER OF NITROGEN FROM COVER CROPS TO RASPBERRY PLANT USING ISOTOPIC TECHNIQUES WITH 15 N. Received: 23 July, Accepted: 15 October, Invited Review Tree and Forestry Science and Biotechnology © Global Science Books Diseases and Pests of Citrus (Citrus spp.) Paula F.

Tennant1,2* •Dwight Robinson1 Latanya Fisher2 • Stacy-Marie Bennett1 • Dave Hutton1 • Phyllis Coates-Beckford1 • Wayne Mc Laughlin3 1 Department of Life Sciences, The File Size: 1MB. Biological Control of Root Weevils in Strawberries Pam Fisher and Hannah Fraser, OMAFRA, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada Background There are limited options for management of root weevils in berry crops.

No successful monitoring program has been developed and there are few chemical options. Root weevils are causing damage at an. Vine weevil is a widespread insect in Britain. Gardeners with vine weevil should keep up their guard because stopping control measures after the apparent disappearance of the weevil can allow numbers to build up again.

Non-Pesticide control. On mild spring or summer evenings inspect plants and walls by torchlight and pick off the adult weevils. A manual on the most important pests and diseases of the major food crops grown by smallholder farmers in Africa. These include: cassava, banana, sorghum, millet, beans, yam, maize, rice.

Fruit Crops: Blueberries. Disease control of mummy berry, fruit rots, leaf spots, bacterial canker, phytophthora and root rot. Billbugs in Row Rice. Information on Billbugs in Row Rice. Fruit Crops: Citrus. Disease control of melanose, scab, sooty mold. Managing strawberry root problems for improved profitability and sustainability on NYS berry farms: Using entomopathogenic nematodes to control strawberry root weevil complex.

Fruit Q. 25(2): 15– Pritts, M., Heidenreich, C., McDermott, L., and Miller, J. (eds.) Berry Soil and Nutrient Management – A Guide for.

Thanks for the info. I think I am going to plant a large patch, harvest a few bushels for the family, and then turn the pigs lose. Your blog got me to doing some additional reading and it turns out sweet potatoes make an excellent forage; some even bale sweet potato hay.

A Grain Weevils. Grain weevils are in the family Curculionidae and contain three highly damaging pest species: Sitophilus oryzae (L.) (rice weevil), S. granarius (L.) (granary weevil), and S. zeamais Motschulsky (maize weevil) (Longstaff, ).

Adults are – cm in length and have an elongated snout containing the mouthparts that are. To plant raspberries in early spring, check bare-root plants for signs of life.

The sprout on this stem ensures the likelihood of a take. Soak bare-root plants in half-strength Vitamin B1 growth stimulant for about six hours. Plant in a 1-foot-deep, 1-foot-wide hole with a handful of rotted manure and organic fertilizer. Water well.

The vine weevils is an insect that can cause serious damage to a wide range of ornamental plants and fruits, especially those grown in containers. Very common in UK gardens and highly destructive, adult weevils eat plant leaves during spring and summer, but it is their grubs that cause the most damage.

Insect Pests in Small Fruit Crops S. Booth – Control of Root Weevils in Nursery Crops with Entomopathogenic Nematodes R. Berry – LUNCH – Demonstrations – Hands On Calculating Application Rate - Checking Viability - Calculating Quantity of Nematodes Bought - Calculating Quantity of Nematodes NeededFile Size: KB.

2. root weevil research potential for basal-directed sprays to control larval root weevils in highbush blueberry nw ag res fdn -$2, and wscpr $6, a field trial was performed comparing imidacloprid, bifenthrin, thiamethoxam, cyantraniliprole and an untreated.

the following spring, presence of weevil larvae was observed. (Berry, ) Like other ground-dwelling pests, Straw- berry Root Weevils are susceptible to attack from ground beetles and from par- asitic nematodes such as Steinernema or Heterorhabditus species. The root weevils are crawling insects that also have been excluded from fields by fences, trenches and barriers like sticky tape.These pests include slugs, moths, fruit flies, chafers, strawberry root weevils, strawberry thrips, strawberry sap beetles, strawberry crown moth, mites, aphids, and others.

The caterpillars of a number of species of Lepidoptera feed on strawberry plants. For example, the Ghost moth is known to be a pest of the strawberry : Tracheophytes.