Blackened leaves and tissue caused by Fireblight

Fireblight (Erwinia amylovora)

Sunday May 01, 2022

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  

Sunday May 01, 2022

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)

Sunday May 01, 2022

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)

Tuesday Apr 26, 2022

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...

Brown rot on cherry

Brown Rot (Monilinia fructicola)

Monday Apr 18, 2022

Brown rot on a cherry Brown Rot in Cherries (Monilinia fructicola) Why is it a problem? Brown rot in cherries (Monilinia fructicola) is a fungus that manifests itself on the tissue of s...