Vine Health and Pest Resistance
Balanced nitrogen levels in vines could lead to a reduction in pest problems.
Jul 2007 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Recently, I heard some say "Integrated Pest Management" (IPM) is dead. Instead we have "Integrated Chemical Management." But I still argue that the reliance on chemicals for solutions to pest problems can be mitigated if we (growers) practice IPM. IPM seeks to manage pests through: (1) the knowledge of pest and plant biology and the status of the pest in the target system; (2) understanding the economics of p...
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