Tree Fruit Entomology

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
9:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Tree Fruit

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

Benjamin Keim

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