Suterra Blog: IPM

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Vine Mealybug vs. Grape Mealybug Identification

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Vine Mealybug vs. Grape Mealybug Identification

 Grape growers on the West Coast have become familiar with the rising threat of vine mealybug in recent years. The insect is particularly concerning for growers as it can spread..

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Protect Almond Crops By Removing Mummy Nuts

Navel orangeworm is the primary insect pest almond growers in California must manage. When it comes to minimizing damage caused by this pest, one technique continues to be..

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Refresh on Almond Harvest Damage Sample Evaluation Techniques

Almond harvest is well underway in California, and with it, the time for assessing the extent of damage by navel orangeworm (NOW) and other pests and pathogens arrives. Guidelines..

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Using IPM Techniques Can Help Slow Pollinator Decline

Both native and non-native pollinators are in global decline. By employing integrated pest management techniques, farmers can protect these vital insects.

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Exploring The History of Mating Disruption

Mating disruption is a unique mode of action for pest management that uses species-specific pheromones to reduce target insect populations over time. The quest to identify and..

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Suterra Releases Video on Sprayable Mating Disrption

Check out Suterra’s newest video on sprayable mating disruption! In the video, a Suterra expert explains how sprayable pheromone can be a flexible, versatile option for growers..

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What is pheromone pest control?

Pest management is often associated with insecticides and little else. However, a comprehensive Integrated Pest Management program tackles insects at all stages of development...

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Organic Farming: A Grower's Dilemma

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Organic products are perceived as healthier and fetch a higher price. However, they’re also more difficult for farmers to grow, and may not actually be better for the environment...

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Vine Mealybug Monitoring in California Vineyards

Temperatures are heating up, and wine growers should keep an eye out for vine mealybug outbreaks in their vineyards.  Monitoring is a critical aspect for developing and executing..

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Suterra Entomologist Discusses Mating Disruption, Biocontrol

Dr. Emily Symmes, a Suterra entomologist discusses sustainable mating disruption puffers along with IPM and biocontrol with UAV-IQ.

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