When it comes to hazelnut insect pests, filbertworm is number one. Managing the pest with insecticides and novel mating disruption technology can also be quite costly; however, Oregon State University has been seeing some positive results through field trials and recent studies that not only prove the efficacy of mating disruption, but also make the technology more affordable for the grower in managing this pest. Watch this brief interview with OSU IPM Research Assistant in the Vaughn Walton Lab, Betsey Miller, as she explains; and read more in Pacific Nut Producer Magazine. Don’t currently receive the monthly publication? Subscribe for free at: https://malcolmmedia.com/subscribe/
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