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Egyptian Alfalfa Weevil and Pyrethroid Insecticides

The UC Statewide IPM Pest Management Guidelines lists many insecticides as effective for Alfalfa (http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/r1300511.html). However, these are not the only insecticides...

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Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 9:04 AM

Current Wine and Wine Grape Research

The FPS Annual Meeting is fast approaching – have you registered yet? The 2012 Annual Meeting is being held on February 20, 2013 due to scheduling conflicts with the 17th Congress of the...

Posted on Monday, February 11, 2013 at 1:35 PM

Entomopathogenic fungus Zoophthora phytonomi found in Egyptian alfalfa weevil

Infected alfalfa weevil compared to healthy weevil

The alfalfa weevil complex, comprised of the Egyptian alfalfa weevil, Hypera brunneipennis, and alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica, is the most damaging arthropod complex in California alfalfa (Medicago...

Infected alfalfa weevil compared to healthy weevil
Infected alfalfa weevil compared to healthy weevil

Alfalfa weevil infected with entomopathogenic fungus on the left compared to a healthy alfalfa weevil on the right

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 8:38 PM
  • Author: Vonny M. Barlow

FPS Annual Meeting

Every fall, FPS hosts its Annual Meeting – an opportunity for researchers and industry representatives to hear recent news from FPS staff and invited speakers. Due to scheduling conflicts with...

Posted on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 12:29 PM
Tags: Annual Meeting (5), Fruit Trees (1), Grapes (19), ICVG (2)

Pesticides, Water Quality and Alfalfa Production

April Van Scoy taking water samples from a tail water ditch in alfalfa.

There is no question that managing pests in alfalfa is a challenge. But it’s even more of a challenge considering that we need to consider how our chemical tools impact our environment. Why is...

April Van Scoy taking water samples from a tail water ditch in alfalfa.
April Van Scoy taking water samples from a tail water ditch in alfalfa.

April Van Scoy taking water samples from a tail water ditch in alfalfa.

Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 11:59 AM

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