https://ca.decisionaid.systems/Codling moth in trap

Bin Movement and the Codling Moth

Thursday Jul 09, 2020

Bin Movement and the Codling Moth (Cydia pomonella)   Codling moths have long been pests in Okanagan orchards, and here we discuss the importance of understanding the life cycle of Codling moth...

https://ca.decisionaid.systems/Codling moth larvae showing typical tunnelling behaviour

Codling Moth (Cydia pomonella)

Wednesday Jun 24, 2020

Codling Moth (Cydia pomonella)   Codling moths have long been pests in Okanagan orchards, and this week we discussed the importance of the SIR program in controlling local codling moth populati...

https://ca.decisionaid.systems/Apple Scab on Gala apples

Apple Scab (Venturia inaequalis)

Wednesday May 20, 2020

Apple scab on leaves Apple Scab (Venturia inaequalis) Why is it a problem? The incidence of apple scab has been increasing in a number of orchards in the Okanagan area, with increased levels s...

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.