IPM guidelines for blueberries released

The University of California Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program has released pest management guidelines for blueberry on the IPM website. The new guidelines can help with management information on blueberry pests such as thrips, light brown apple moth, and spotted wing drosophila.

They also offer information on the relative toxicities of insecticides and miticides used on blueberries to beneficial insects and honey bees. Blueberries have been growing in popularity as a crop in California, thanks to development of low-chill southern highbush varieties that can produce well in specific climates.

Click here to read more at ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=14394

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