Tree Fruit Entomology
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
9:00 AM - 11:15 AM
9:00AM - 9:15AM
SHAP President's Address
The annual SHAP President's Address welcoming tree fruit growers to the convention and updating growers on SHAP activities and the state of the tree fruit industry
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
*Get Ready for the Big10 in 2020: Periodical Cicada Brood 10 That is
The 2021 is the season for the periodical cicada Brood X. Discussion on tools and tactics to understand potential impact and prevent the damage.
Dr. Chris Bergh, Virginia Tech
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
*Recent Progress on Preventing Ambrosia Beetle Attacks in Apple Plantings; plus the NEWA Rebuid and Updated Insect Prediction Models
Ambrosia beetle is one of the factors contributing to Rapid Apple Decline. Discussion of mitigation methods to prevent injuries. Learn how to benefit from the insect part of the newly updated NEWA system.
Dr. Arthur Agnello, Cornell University
10:15 AM - 10:45AM
*Codling Moth and Oriental Fruit Moth are Back - Are You Ready?
Internal fruit worms are again responsible for many injured fruit; what are the newest IPM tools to manage codling moth and Oriental fruit moth
Dr. Greg Krawczyk, Penn State University
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
**Rainfast, Pesrsistence and Performance Attributes of Insecticdes for Tree Fruit IPM
Discussion on residual activity and persistence of commonly used insecticides for the control of fruit pests.
Dr. John Wise, Michigan State University