Honeycrisp Apples ready for harvest in Kelowna, BC

Honeycrisp Apple Fact Sheets

Sunday Oct 09, 2022

'Honeycrisp' has been the highest returning apple variety for BC growers on a per pound basis for at least the past ten years.  It is not unusual for it to pay two or three times more than more w...

Codling moth in trap

Bin Movement and the Codling Moth

Saturday Jul 09, 2022

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...

OBLR feeding on an apple fruitlet

Summer Generation OBLR

Saturday Jul 02, 2022

Summer generation OBLR feeding damage on apple fruitlets Summer generation OBLR feeding damage on leaves Summer generation OBLR characteristic webbing between fruitlets OBLR - Obliqueba...

Codling moth larvae showing typical tunnelling behaviour

Codling Moth (Cydia pomonella)

Tuesday Jun 21, 2022

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...

Cherry Powdery Mildew on leaf

Cherry Powdery Mildew

Monday Jun 20, 2022

Cherry with powdery mildew Cherry powdery mildew on leaf   Cherry Powdery Mildew Why is it a problem? Cherry powdery mildew is a surface fungus that manifests itself on both the d...