April 10 Eco-Apple Conference Call Summary

The six main topics of discussion during this call are listed below:
1. Hardiness of mature scab ascospores in cold temperatures.
2. Discrepancies between degree day models and squash mount results.
3. Risk of scab exposure to trees with some green tissue in cold weather.
4. Counting night-time hours in scab models.
5. Pros and cons of various Spectrum data loggers and software.
6. A Wisconsin experience with codling moth mating disruption.
If you would like to hear the call recording, dial (641) 985-5036, then enter the access code 516817. You will be able to hear the recording until it is replaced by the next week’s call. The next call will be held Monday, April 16 from 9-10am.