Apple Scab on Gala apples

Apple Scab (Venturia inaequalis)

Friday Apr 09, 2021

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...

Pear psylla adult on pear limb

Pear Psylla

Wednesday Mar 10, 2021

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 Create an Account

How to Create a DAS User Account

Thursday Jan 07, 2021

How to Create a DAS User Account Interested in using the BC DAS System but need some help creating an account? Here we take interested DAS users on a step by step video, showing each step of the proc...

Set Green Tip

Scab model settings

Monday Apr 05, 2021

In order to set the green tip date for the scab model, open the tab on the left-hand side – "View by Model". Click on your Station. The program is accepting the Green Tip date into the square ma...

Green Tip on Gala

Set your Green Tip date now!

Monday Apr 05, 2021

Apple scab overwinters in infected leaves on the orchard floor. The spores (called ascospores) mature around the same time that the new growth begins to appear in the spring (green tip stage). Spores ...