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Results of the 2002
Extension and Research Projects

These are links to abstracts of completed projects. Each is in turn linked to a pdf of the entire document.

Projects by Commodity: Links by title to project abstracts.

Livestock and Field Crops

Ornamentals and Turfgrass

Vegetables

Fruit

Program Wide

LIVESTOCK AND FIELD CROPS

Field Crops

Implementation and Demonstration

Tactical Agriculture (TAg) for Eastern New York

K. Wise, NYS IPM Program, Albany

Integrated Pest and Crop Management TAg Teams in NWNY

M. Stanyard, Area Extension Educator, Field Crops Specialist

Research and Development

Demonstrating New Technologies for Improved Corn Rootworm Management

K. Waldron, NYS IPM Program, Ithaca

B. Cox, Dept. of Soil, Crop & Atmos. Sci., Ithaca

E. Shields, Dept. of Soil, Crop & Atmos. Sci., Ithaca

Roughstalk Bluegrass Suppression in Alfalfa-Grass Seedings

R. Hahn, Dept. of Crop & Soil Sci, Ithaca

Developing an IPM Response to a New Wheat Health Threat in New York: Wheat Soilborne Mosaic Virus

G. Bergstrom, Dept. of Plant Pathology Ithaca

M. Sorrells, Dept. of Plant Breeding, Ithaca

S. Gray, USDA-ARS Plant Pathology, Ithaca

Livestock/Poultry

Implementation and Demonstration

Alternative Fly Control Methods for Pastured Livestock

K. Bartlett, CCE Steuben County

Research and Development

Statewide Survey of Mosquito Breeding (Species Identification and Prevalence) on NY Dairy Farms

D. Rutz, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

P. Kaufman, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

L. Harrington, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

K. Waldron, NYS IPM Program, Ithaca

Additional Reports

Transect Sampling to Enhance Efficiency of Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera:Chrysomelidae) Monitoring

J. Losey, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

L. Allee, Dept of Entomology, Ithaca

V. Zbarsky, Cornell Institute for Soc. & Eco. Research, Ithaca

K. Waldron, NYS IPM Program, Ithaca

E. Shields, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

Comparison of Soybean Aphid Abundance and Yield Impact of NY Soybean Varieties and Survey of Soybean Aphid Natural Enemies, 2002

J. Losey, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

K. Waldron, NYS IPM Program, Ithaca

A. Hajek, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

L. Allee, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

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ORNAMENTALS AND TURFGRASS

Greenhouse

Implementation and Demonstration

Biological Control of Western Flower Thrips in Capital District Greenhouses

J. Sanderson, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

C. Logue, CCE Schenectady County

Prevention of Diseases in Zinnia Plug Production

J. Lamboy, NYS IPM Program, Geneva

N. Call, Flower Fields, Elba

R. McCoy, Lilies of the field, West Falls

Fostering the Use of Predacious Mites for WFT Control in Commercial Greenhouses

G. Couch, NYS IPM Program, Hudson Valley

Research and Development

Monitoring Growing Degree-Days in Commercial Greenhouses for Predicting WFT Emergence

G. Couch, NYS IPM Program, Hudson Valley

J. Sanderson, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

Developing a Cost-effective and Reliable IPM Program for WFT

J. Sanderson, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

G. Couch, NYS IPM Program, Hudson Valley

C. Logue, CCE Schenectady County

T. Rusinek, CCE Ulster County

Nursery

Implementation and Demonstration

IPM Demonstration and Implementation Plan for Christmas Tree Growers

S. Mallozzi, CCE Dutchess County

G. Couch, NYS IPM Program, Hudson Valley

Tough Trees for Tough Sites: A video and companion booklet to help nursery producers match urban demands

N. Bassuk, Dept. of Horticulture, Ithaca

Branching Out - An Integrated Pest Management Newsletter for Trees and Shrubs

G. Hudler, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

D. O'Brien, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

Research and Development

The Impact of Organic Amendments on Soil Microbiology and Nutrients in a Three-Year Study of Trees Planted in Heavily Compacted, Poor Soil

J. Lamboy, NYS IPM Program, Geneva

A. Rivenshield, Dept. of Plant Science, Ithaca

N. Bassuk, Dept. of Horticulture, Ithaca

Biological control of viburnum leaf beetle

P. Weston, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

Evaluation of hemlocks for resistance to hemlock woolly adelgid

P. Weston, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

Turfgrass

Research and Development

Biological Control of Ground Ivy Using a Rust Fungus

DiTommaso, Dept. of Crop & Soil Sci., Ithaca

L. Weston, Dept. of Horticulture, Ithaca

Evaluation and Utilization of Allelopathic Festuca rubra Turfgrass Cultivars for Alternative Weed Management Strategies

L. Weston, Dept. of Horticulture, Ithaca

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VEGETABLES

Crucifers

Implementation and Demonstration

Detection of Swede Midge in Western New York Crucifer Field

J. Kikkert, CCE Vegetable Program Ontario/Wayne/Yates/Steuben Counties

C. Hoepting, CCE Lake Plains Vegetable Program

A. Shelton, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

Research and Development

Development of Bt Collard as a Trap Crop for Cabbage

E. Earle, Dept. of Plant Breeding, Ithaca

Breeding Cabbage for Resistance to Black Rot (Xanthomonas campestris)

P. Griffiths, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Geneva

Cucurbits

Implementation and Demonstration

Implementing a Management Program for Phytophthora Blight of Cucurbits

M. McGrath, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Riverhead

C. MacNeil, CCE Ontario/Wayne/Yates Counties

A. Erb, CCE Lake Plains Vegetable Program

T. Blomgren, Capital District Vegetable Program

Overcoming Barriers to Success in Reduced-Tillage Pumpkin Production: Implementing Effective Plant Establishment and Weed Management Strategies

C. Bornt, Capital District Vegetable Program

T. Blomgren, Capital District Vegetable Program

Research and Development

Breeding and Evaluation of Squash and Pumpkin with Multiple Disease Resistance

R. Robinson, Dept. of Horticulture Science, Geneva

Evaluation of Composts for Managing Phytophthora capsici

Rangarajan, Dept. of Fruit & Vegetable Science, Ithaca

M. McGrath, Plant Pathology, Riverhead

D. Moyer, CCE Suffolk County

Developing a Management Program for Powdery Mildew in Winter Squashes with Resistant Varieties

M. McGrath, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Riverhead

Evaluation of Phaseolus gemplasm to identify resistance to cucumber mosaic virus

P. Giffiths, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Geneva

Mixed Vegetables

Implementation and Demonstration

Implementing Soil Health Monitoring on Vegetable Farms in New York State

T. Blomgren, CCE Capital District Vegetable Program

C. MacNeil, CCE Ontario/Wayne/Yates Counties

J. Vanderheide, CCE Oswego County

A. Erb, CCE Lake Plains Vegetable Program

D. Moyer, CCE Suffolk County

Continued Development and Maintenance of the Vegetable Grower News Web Site

J. Mishanec, NYS IPM Program, Albany

C. Converse, CCE Washington County

Research and Development

Comparing the Effectiveness of Selected Cover Crops Incorporated as Green Manures without and with A Surface Seal Against Root Pathogens of Beans/ Vegetables

G. Abawi, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

J. Ludwig, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

Onions

Implementation and Demonstration

Using NEWA Internet Resources to Increase use of Onion IPM

C. MacNeil, CCE Ontario/Wayne/Yates/Steuben Counties

J. Gibbons, CCE Ontario/Wayne/Yates/Steuben Counties

Research and Development

Nature and Control of the Aspergillus Black Mold Disease of Onions in NY

J. Lorbeer, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

Continued Evaluation of Fall Planted Broad Leaf Cover Crops on Muck Soils

J. Mishanec, NYS IPM Program, Albany

Onion Maggot and Seed Maggot Management in Onion Using Insectide-Treated Seed

B. Nault, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

R. Straub, Dept. of Entomology, Highland

A. Taylor, Dept. of Horticultural Science, Geneva

A New Approach for Detecting Insecticide Resistance in Onion Maggot Populations

B. Nault, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

J. Nyrop, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

A. Shelton, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

R. Straub, Dept. of Entomology, Highland

Identification of Crops which Regulate Soil Population Levels of Burkholderia cepacia Causing Bacterial Canker and Sour Skin of Onions

J. Lorbeer, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

Potatoes

Implementation and Demonstration

Evaulation of "Green Manure" Rotational Strategies for Potatoes in Upstate New York

J. Mishanec, NYS IPM Program, Albany

Snap Beans

Implementation and Demonstration

Implementing a Management Program for Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in Snap Beans

A. McFaul, CCE Lake Plains Vegetable Program

A. Cobb, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

C. Hoepting, CCE Lake Plains Vegetable Program

Research and Development

Monitoring Aphid Pressure, Movement and Distribution in Snap Beans

A. McFaul, CCE Lake Plains Vegetable Program

C. Hoepting, CCE Lake Plains Vegetable Program

Sweet Corn

Implementation and Demonstration

WNY Sweet Corn Pheromone Trap Network

A. Seaman, NYS IPM Program, Geneva

Research and Development

Relationship of Sweet Corn Silking Stage to Oviposition by the Corn Earworm

R. Straub, Hudson Valley Lab

Early Season insect control in sweet corn when using row cover

J. Mishanec, NYS IPM Program, Albany

Additional Reports

Efficacy of OMRI-Listed Products for Tomato Foliar Disease Control

A. Seaman, NYS IPM Program, Geneva

Cucurbit Pest and Crop Management Systems Evaluation

C. Petzoldt, NYS IPM Program, Geneva

J. Engel, NYS IPM Program, Geneva

J. Jasinski, Ohio State University

R. Hazzard, University of Massachusetts

P. Westgate, University of Massachusetts

T. Blomgren, Capital District Vegetable Program

J. Mishanec, NYS IPM Program, Albany

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FRUIT

Apples

Implementation and Demonstration

Using Apple Scab Pseudothecial Squash Mounts for Timing Early Scab Sprays

D. Rosenberger, Hudson Valley Lab, Highland

Biological mite control in Hudson and Champlain Valley Apple Orchards through the Distribution & Conservation of Typhlodromus pyri

J. Nyrop, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

Research and Development

Using 1-MCP as a replacement for postharvest drenching with diphenylamine, thiabendazole, and captan for control of superficial scald and rots on NY apples

J. Wargo, CCE Lake Ontario Fruit Team

C. Watkins, Dept. of Horticulutre, Ithaca

D. Rosenberger, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Highland

An Organic Apple Production System for New York

T. Robinson, Dept. of Horticulture Science, Geneva

A. Agnello, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

I. Merwin, Dept. of Horticulture, Ithaca

H. Reissig, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

D. Rosenberger, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Highland

J. Schupp, Dept. of Horticulture Science, Highland

Preplant soil compost or fumigation, rootstock disease resistance or tolerance, and previous tree or grass rows as management factors in apple replant disease

I. Merwin, Dept. of Horticulture, Ithaca

Other Tree Fruit

Implementation and Demonstration

Controlling Oriental Fruit Moth in Peaches Using Mating Disruption and Assessing the Problem in Apples

D. Breth, CCE Albion County

Small Fruit

Research and Development

Developing Damage and Economic Thresholds for Foliar Disease Management in Perennial Plantings of Strawberry

W. Turechek, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

M. Pritts, Dept. of Horticulture, Ithaca

Redefining IPM for Strawberry Production under the Emerging Threat of Anthrocnose and Strawberry Sap Beetle

W. Turecheck, Dept. of Plant Pathology

G. English-Loeb, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

 
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PROGRAM WIDE

NEWA (Northeast Weather Association) 2002: A Year in Review

J. Gibbons, NYS IPM Program, Geneva

C. Petzoldt, NYS IPM Program, Geneva

T. Weigle, NYS IPM Program, Fredonia

C. TenEyck, NYS IPM Program, Geneva


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