Mites, Mildew And Improved Spraying
53rd Finger Lakes Grape Growers Convention
May 2002 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
More growers are getting a leg-up, or eight legs up, on the European Red Mite, having successfully pitted fellow mite Typhlodromus pyri against the red aggressor.At the 53rd Annual Finger Lakes Grape Growers Convention in Seneca Falls, Cornell Entomologist Jan Nyrop discussed one of the most successful examples of bio-control in agriculture. The beneficial mite T. pyri loves to lunch on the European Red Mite and may have already been keeping ERM in check. The indigenous T. pyri's assistance went...
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