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Blueberry Stem Borer

Blueberry stem borer is a beetle also known as the rhododendron stem borer and the azalea stem borer. It is in the family Cerambycidae [long-horned borers] and has a two to three year life cycle.

European Corn Borer

The European corn borer (ECB, family Pyralidae, order Lepidoptera) arrived in North America during the early 1900s, probably in broom corn imported from Hungary and Italy for the manufacture of brooms.

Integrated Pest Management
What is Integrated Pest Management?
IPM Review

This flyer gives the details about the April 21, 2014 Integrated Pest Management workshop in Grafton County.

Northern NH Pre-Season Crop Workshops

This enlarged postcard gives details about this three-site event in April 2014.

Spotted Wing Drosophila IPM Impact Report

Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) is a Chinses insect that reached NH in 2011. It attacks many species of small fruit, plus some tree fruit.

Sweet Corn - Identifying Moths in Traps for Pests

We recommend control sprays and treatment intervals based on the number of pest moths collected in pheromone traps.

Sweet Corn - Integrated Pest Management of Insects in New Hampshire

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) arose as an alternative to the conventional techniques growers were using to handle pest problems in the 1960’s and 1970’s. In New Hampshire sweet corn fields, “conventional techniques” usually were to apply chemical insecticides to the sweet corn, either on a calendar basis, or automatically based on growth stage. As concerns rose about environmental and off-target effects of insecticides, and increasing insecticide costs, UNH Cooperative Extension offered an alternative approach: IPM.

Tarnished Plant Bug in NH - Biological Control

Tarnished plant bug (TPB) is a native insect that feeds on a huge range of plants. Native parasites held down its population somewhat, until alfalfa was introduced to the US about 100 years ago.

Tarnished Plant Bug in NH - Biological Control

Tarnished plant bug (TPB) is a native insect that feeds on a huge range of plants. Native parasites held down its population somewhat, until alfalfa was introduced to the US about 100 years ago.

Tree Fruit Twilight Meeting for Commercial Fruit Growers 7/16/14

Purpose of twilight meeting is to review the federal apple and peach insurance programs and to review what tree fruit production practices and options that orchardists should consider to reduce risk tree fruit pest problems in producing high quality apples and peaches in the future.

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