PESTS

'Scary dancers' may help control birds in fruit crops

12/05/2013 4:32:52 PM

Those large, inflatable dancing creatures commonly seen at car dealerships may have a place in agriculture... Read more.


Texas researcher seeks alternate potato zebra chip controls

12/05/2013 5:40:00 AM

Rather than hitting potato psyllids with a barrage of insecticides, one Texas AgriLife Extension plant... Read more.


Scientists complete genetic fingerprint of pest

12/04/2013 5:54:24 PM

A group of scientists has published the genome and accompanying sequence data for the spotted wing... Read more.




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UPDATED: Citrus disease find in California a mystery

12/02/2013 10:58:09 PM

(UPDATED COVERAGE Dec. 5) Detections of sweet orange scab that began in California’s Imperial County... Read more.


Citrus canker confirmed in North Florida

11/29/2013 7:47:53 PM

Citrus canker, which is entrenched in Florida's main citrus-producing region, has for the first time... Read more.


California expands citrus psyllid quarantine

11/27/2013 3:05:23 PM

The California Department of Food and Agriculture has expanded the Asian citrus psyllid quarantine by... Read more.


Want to report a California pest? There's an app for that

11/27/2013 8:36:49 AM

The state of California has launched more than 50 free smartphone apps, of which a handful can help... Read more.



Rain-fed fruit rot hits Georgia watermelon crop this season

11/26/2013 8:39:40 AM

The summer of 2012 was marked by above-average rainfall across much of the Southeast. And with the... Read more.


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