July 8 IPM Conference Call Summary

1. Managing fireblight with streptomycin after wind/hail
2. PC: assessing control, importance of averting reproduction, likelihood of reproduction in apples
3. OBLR: checking for damage, larval hatch in fruit now occurring, possibility of OBLR damage occurring late this season, when to use growth regulators for
4. AM caught on unbaited red ball along IL/WI border
5. Checking the effectiveness of CM control thus far
6. PLH: reasons not to spot-spray, insecticide rates for, lasting nature of damage
7. SJS: increasingly problematic nature of, scouting inside the canopy for, materials for control, when to spray, checking effectiveness of control
8. Summer diseases: increased occurrence of powdery mildew, best materials to use for control
9. Lack of rainfastness in older materials
10. Seeing a drop off in CM adults after applying a larvicide
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