In this Issue:

VEGETABLE NEWS

Vegetable Insect Update

STRAWBERRY NEWS

Strawberry Sampling Data from MDA

Strawberry IPM Update plus Fungal Diseases and Inoculum

Slugs

APPLE NEWS

July 8, 2005 Minnesota Apple Growers Association (MAGA) Summer Tour

Weekly Trap Counts: June 13 - June 23, 2005

Apple Scab Infections


Insect, Pest Fact Sheets

Vol 2 No.8   June 27, 2005

Apple: Weekly Trap Counts

County

Location

Dates Traps were Out in Orchard

Degree Days (Dates)**

CM

RBLR

OBLR

LAW

La Crescent Region

Fillmore

Preston

6/13 to 6/20

~732.4 (4/05 to 6/20)

11

0

4

xxx

Houston

La Crescent

6/15 to 6/22

xxx

7

0

43

xxx

Winona

St. Charles

6/15 to 6/23

xxx

3

2

9

xxx

Hiawatha Region

Rice

Faribault - Site 1

 

6/14 to 6/21

798.6 (4/06 to 6/21)

8

0

79

9

Wabasha

Elgin

6/15 to 6/22

760.6 (4/05 to 6/22)

15

0

8

4

Wabasha

Lake City

6/15 to 6/22

809.1 (4/05 to 6/22)

21

1

56

xxx

St. Croix Region

Chisago

Shafer (Avg. for 2 traps/insect)

6/15 to 6/22

788.9 (3/31 to 6/22)

2

0

65.5

xxx

Dakota

Lakeville (Avg. for 3 traps/insect)

6/15 to 6/22

xxx

1.3

0

11.3

1

Dakota

West St. Paul

6/15 to 6/23

xxx

14

0

51

xxx

Washington

Hastings Site 1

(Avg. for 3 traps/insect)

6/16 to 6/23

xxx

15.7

2.3

27.3

xxx

Washington

Hastings Site 2

(Avg. for 3 traps/insect)

6/15 to 6/22

831.7 (4/01 to 6/22)

8.7

1.7

25

11.3

Washington

Hastings Site 3

6/15 to 6/22

xxx

0

0

32

xxx

Washington

Hugo

6/15 to 6/22

805.4 (4/06 to 6/22)

5

0

31

xxx

Washington

White Bear Lake

6/16 to 6/23

xxx

21

1

44

xxx

West Metro Region

Scott

Veseli

6/14 to 6/21

xxx

0

0

49

xxx

Stearns

Fairhaven

6/13 to 6/20

690.6 (4/04 to 6/20)

6

1

69

15

Wright

Maple Lake

6/15 to 6/22

xxx

6

0

22

2

Other Locations

Martin

Fairmont

6/15 to 6/23

xxx

1

0

22

xxx

Pine

Kerrick

6/15 to 6/22

416.0 (4/01 to 6/22)

0

0

0

xxx

* Locations monitored for: CM = codling moth, RBLR = redbanded leafroller, OBLR = obliquebanded leafroller, and LAW = lesser appleworm at selected locations, XX = no information provided, xxx = not monitored at these locations. ** Degree days using Spec 7 Pro = cumulative or integral degree days (uses hourly temperatures), with calculation parameters of Base Temp = 50°F and Upper Limit = 86°F.

 

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Co-Editors: Bill Hutchison ( hutch002@umn.edu), Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota, Jeanne Ciborowski, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Ag. Resources Management and Development Division, and Suzanne Wold-Burkness ( woldx018@umn.edu), Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota

The Newsletter is published weekly from May through August, cooperatively, by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and the University of Minnesota (U of MN). Reports are posted on the U of MN and MDA web sites on Fridays. If you have suggestions and/or comments, please send your contributions by 4 p.m., Wednesday to Jeanne Ciborowski, 651-297-3217, jeanne.ciborowski@state.mn.us , MDA, 90 W. Plato Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55107-2094. You can access the Newsletter at the U of MN web site in htm format at: www.vegedge.umn.edu/MNFruit&VegNews/mnindex.htm and at the MDA web site in pdf format at: www.mda.state.mn.us/biocon/fruitreports/

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