Monday Mar 20, 2023
Controlling and maintaining low pear psylla populations over the dormant season is critical to controlling this damaging pest of pears. Correctly identifying pear psylla is key in control and preventi...
Saturday Mar 11, 2023
Pear psylla eggs Pear psylla hard shell Pear Psylla (Cacopsylla pyri) Why is it a problem? Pear psylla is a common pest in pear orchards in North America. Due to its ability to deve...
How to Use the BC DAS System
Saturday Jan 07, 2023
How to Use the BC DAS System Interested in using the BC DAS System and not sure where to start? Start here with this informational set by step video, outlining how to navigate the BC DAS system. In t...
What is DAS?
The BC Decision Aid System (BC DAS) is an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) decision support system for Okanagan tree fruit growers and pest managers. It provides easy-to-use pest management programs and helps to optimize management decisions for certain insects and diseases.
BC DAS collects daily weather data from the local Okanagan weather network along with forecast data to create insect and disease population charts linked with management and pesticide recommendations.