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WHAT'S NEW

May 2019: Rufus and collaborators have a new publication on the current and pending tactics for biological control of spotted-wing drosophila

May 2019: Steve, Phil, Rufus and collaborators have a new publication on the organic insecticides for management of spotted-wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii) in berry crops!

May 2019: Steve, Phil, Rufus and collaborators have a new publication on the impact of adjuvants on the effectiveness of OMRI‐listed insecticides for SWD control!

April 2019: Tom Wood, Jason Gibbs, Kelsey and Rufus have a new publication on how narrow pollen diets are associated with declining Midwestern bumble bee species.

February 2019: Steve, Phil, Rufus and collaborators have a new publication on the impact of phagostimulants on effectiveness of OMRI‐listed insecticides for SWD control!

February 2019: The Isaacs lab is hiring summer research assistants to work on research projects related to the biology and management of insects in berry crops.

Janurary 2019: Rufus and collaborators have a new publication on Blueberry IPM: past sucesses and future challenges.

Janurary 2019: Heather, Phil, Rufus and collaborators have a new publication on the factors affecting survival of overwintering SWD.

 

 

INFORMATION FOR GROWERS

Spotted Wing Drosophila
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
The MSU Blueberry Website
Extension Updates at MSUE News for Agriculture
Project ICP
Michigan Native Plants

EXTENSION PRESENTATIONS

Click to view all recent presentations.

December 2018: Rufus recently presented on pollinators for berries and pollinating highbush blueberries.

December 2018: Rufus recently presented on an overview of two decades of berry moth research.

December 2018: Phil recently presented on biopesticides and control of spotted-wing Drosophila and management of blueberry stem gall wasp in Michighan blueberries

December 2018: At the 2018 Great Lakes EXPO conference, Kelsey presented research on the trends in the wild bee communities in Michighan blueberry fields.

December 2017: Rufus recently presented an overview of managing pests in blueberries - read his proceedings here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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