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Progress on Navel Orangeworm Sterile Insect Technique Research

Most tree nut growers have heard about the sterile insect technique research underway to combat Navel Orangeworm, the number one pest threat to almond and pistachio growers.  But what is the progress on this program and how soon can we expect to see these sterile insects released on a large scale to support California growers?  Watch this brief interview with …

FREE Webinar: Improve NOW Management with Biologicals

Navel orangeworm is the leading pest in almonds and can cost anywhere from $158.75 per acre to $1,700 per acre in damage depending on the severity of infestation. Almond growers need a variety of tools and best practices to effectively manage this destructive pest.  Speakers in this webinar, produced by Marrone Bio Innovations in partnership with Malcolm Media Ag Publishing …

Sterile Insect Facility to Aid Growers with Navel Orangeworm Management

Sterile Insect Facility to Aid Growers with Navel Orangeworm Management

Researchers and growers are tackling the formidable tree nut pest Navel Orangeworm from all fronts.  One method underway is in utilizing the same sterile insect technology and facility that eradicated pink bollworm from the cotton industry years ago.  There have been some challenges in adapting the system for Navel Orangeworm, as shared by Bob Klein from the Pistachio Research Board; …