Set Green Tip

Scab model settings

Wednesday Apr 05, 2023

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!

Wednesday Apr 05, 2023

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 ...

Green Tip on Gala Apple

Scab season begins… time to set your green tip date!

Saturday Apr 01, 2023

Scab infections can be initiated from Green Tip through to harvest. As soon as buds reach green tip growers must begin to monitor the weather for infection conditions. BC-DAS system users should go into the Apple Scab model now to set the date of green tip for when it occurs in your orchard.

Fruit russet caused by psylla honeydew

Pear Psylla

Monday Mar 20, 2023

Controlling and maintaining low pear psylla populations over the dormant season is critical to controlling this damaging pest of pears. Correctly identifying pear psylla is key in control and preventi...

Pear psylla adult on pear limb

Pear Psylla

Saturday Mar 11, 2023

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...