Blackened leaves and tissue caused by Fireblight

Fireblight (Erwinia amylovora)

Saturday May 01, 2021

Fireblight infection with characteristic dead wood and leaves at terminal tips Fireblight (Erwinia amylovora) Why is it a problem? Fireblight infections can greatly affect the health of your...

Bee pollinator active on pear blossoms

Bloom Timing and Honey Bee Foraging Models  

Saturday May 01, 2021

Full bloom in high density apples  Bloom Timing and Honey Bee Foraging Models   Why is bloom important? Activities surrounding bloom timing in the orchards is directly related to the...

Campylomma on beating board fabric surface

Campylomma (Mullein Plant Bug)

Saturday May 01, 2021

Campylomma damage on apple fruitlet Campylomma (Mullein Plant Bug) Why is it a problem? Campylomma is a common pest in North American orchards including in apple and pears. Du...

ALCM Adults on trap

Apple Leaf Curling Midge (Dasineura mali)

Monday Apr 26, 2021

ALCM characteristic rolling on leaves ALCM larvae white stage ALCM trap captures in one Okanagan orchard (2020) Apple Leaf Curling Midge (Dasineura mali)  Why is it a problem? A...

Leaf Wetness - Winfield North and South

Sunday Apr 25, 2021

ATTENTION! The Winfield North and Winfield South weather stations are not reading leaf wetness. Growers Supply and WSU have been informed of the issue. This is a critical bloom stage to be protected a...