Week of August 4 – 8 Scouting Report Summary

FRUIT:

  • Apples: Fruit is developing.  Codling moth numbers in traps remained high this week.  Apple maggot trap numbers were 0 across all orchards.  Woolly apple aphids were found by scouts at low numbers in a few orchards.  Green apple aphids, red mites and two-spotted spider mites were all found at above treatment threshold numbers in a few orchards.
  • Grapes:  Spotted wing drosophila were identified in one trap placed in grapes this past week.  Japanese beetles and stinkbugs were also found at low numbers in some vineyards.
  • Blueberries: SWD have been found in blueberry traps.  Growers with ripening fruit should consider a preventative spray program.  Blueberry maggot traps have remained at 0.

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