Codling moth in trap

Bin Movement and the Codling Moth

Friday Jul 09, 2021

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

Friday Jul 02, 2021

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)

Monday Jun 21, 2021

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

Sunday Jun 20, 2021

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...

Marking Suspects for Little Cherry Disease

Tuesday Jun 15, 2021

If you see a tree that has some branches yielding small, misshapen or bitter fruits, this may be LChD (See back ofpage). Leaf samples will be collected for molecular analysis and confirmation of the d...