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Results of the 2003
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 to project reports.

Livestock and Field Crops

Ornamentals and Turfgrass

Vegetables

Fruit

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Livestock and Field Crops

Field Crops

Research and Development

Roughstalk Bluegrass Suppression in Alfalfa-Grass

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

Improved Transect Sampling to Enhance Efficiency of Corn Rootworm Monitoring

J. Losey, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

L. Allee, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

K. Waldron, NYS IPM Program, Ithaca

Evaluation of a potato leafhopper (PLH) resistant alfalfa cultivar effects on PLH injury in alfalfa: grass mixed stands with and without insecticide

K. Waldron, NYS IPM Program, Ithaca

E. Shields, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

J. Hansen, Dept. of Plant Breeding, Ithaca

D. Viands, Dept. of Crop & Soil Science, Ithaca

Choosing the Best Refuge Hybrids for Planting with Corn Rootworm Resistant Bt Corn

M. Smith, Dept. of Plant Breeding, Ithaca

L. Ericson, Dept. of Plant Breeding, Ithaca

K. Payne, Dept. of Plant Breeding, Ithaca

Integrated Management of Soilborne Viruses Threatening Winter Wheat

G. Bergstrom, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

M. Sorrells, Dept. of Plant Breeding, Ithaca

S. Gray, Dept of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

Integrated Pest and Crop Management TAg Teams in NWNY

M. Stanyard, NWNY DL & FC Team

Livestock/Poultry

Research and Development

Development of a Beetle Parasitoid for Management of Face Flies

D. Rutz, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

P. Kaufman, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

K. Waldron, NYS IPM Program, Ithaca

Evaluation of Two Parasitoids in Dairy Calf Greenhouses

D. A. Rutz, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

P. E. Kaufman, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

K. Waldron, NYS IPM Program, Ithaca

Additional Reports

Economical and Environmental Field Crops Farming the Tactical Agriculture (TAg) Way in Eastern New York 2003

K. Wise, NYS IPM Program, Albany

 

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Ornamentals and Turfgrass

Greenhouse

Implementation and Demonstration

Fostering the Use of Predacious Mites for Western Flower Thrips Control In Commercial Greenhouses

G. Couch, NYS IPM Program, Hudson Valley

Where do Fungus Gnats Come From When a Greenhouse Starts Up for Spring Production After Being Closed for Winter?

J. Wisbeski, CCE Orange County

Monitoring Greenhouse Nutrient Solutions for Poinsettias

J. Lamboy, NYS IPM Program, Geneva

W. Nelson, CCE Chemung County

K. Hall, CCE Erie County

E. Schillo-Lobdell, IPM Scout, Syracuse

Increasing Utilization of Native Plants & Powdery Mildew Resistant Plants for NY Gardens

M. Daughtrey, Long Island Hort Res and Ext Center, Riverhead

J. Lamboy, NYS IPM Program, Geneva

Research and Development

Non-chemical control of root diseases in greenhouse grown cucumbers

J. Reid, CCE Yates County

Nursery

Implementation and Demonstration

Branching Out, An Integrated Pest Management Newsletter for Christmas Tree Farmers, Nurserymen, and Landscape Managers

G. Hudler, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

Research and Development

Cut Flower IPM Resource Development: Weed Management, and IPM for Cut Zinnias from Seed to Harvest

J. Lamboy, NYS IPM Program, Geneva

K. Hall, CCE Erie County

R. McCoy, Lilies of the Field, West Falls

Evaluation of hemlocks for resistance to hemlock woolly adelgid

P. Weston, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

Turfgrass

Research and Development

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

L. Weston, Dept. of Horticulture, Ithaca

Additional Reports

Greenhouse BMP’s: Transforming Principles into Practice Years One and Two

J. Lamboy, NYS IPM Program, Geneva

T. Weiler, Dept. of Horticulture, Ithaca

M. Cummings

Impact of Scarab Grub Management Tactics on Non-Target Soil Fauna

D. Peck, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

Evaluation of Golf Turf Management Systems with Reduced Chemical Pesticide Inputs

J. Grant, NYS IPM Program, Geneva

F. Rossi, Dept. of Plant Science, Ithaca

 


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Vegetables

Crucifers

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

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

C. Bornt, Capital District Vegetable Program, Albany

Controlling Powdery Mildew of Pumpkin Using Pre-Existing Fungicide Scheduling Programs

T. Hall, CCE Tioga County

Utilizing IPM Strategies in Pumpkins and Winter Squashes Grown Using Intensive Plasticulture Techniques

T. Blomgren, Capital District Vegetable Program, Albany

Research and Development

Evaluation of Composts for Managing Phytophthora capsici

A. 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

Providing Growers Local Information on QoI Fungicide Resistance to Guide Fungicide Selection for Cucurbit Powdery Mildew

M. McGrath, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Riverhead

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

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

A. Erb, Lake Plains Vegetable Program

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

Implementation of an Insecticide Resistance Management Strategy for Onion Thrips on Onions

A. Shelton, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

B. Nault, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

J. Plate, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

J. Zhao, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

Research and Development

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

Evaluation of Fall Planted Cover Crops on Muck Soils

J. Mishanec, NYS IPM Program, Albany

Potatoes

Research and Development

Assessing Virus Resistance in NY Grown Potato Varieties & Breeding Lines: Disease Resistance as an Integral Part of Pest Management

K. Perry, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

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

J. Mishance, NYS IPM Program, Albany

Snap Beans

Implementation and Demonstration

Implementing a Management Program for Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in Snap Beans

A. McFaul, Lake Plains Vegetable Program

C. Hoepting, Lake Plains Vegetable Program

A. Erb, Lake Plains Vegetable Program

A. Cobb, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

Research and Development

Monitoring Population of Aphids and Leafhoppers in Snap Bean Field in Western NY

A. McFaul, Lake Plains Vegetable Program

C. Hoepting, Lake Plains Vegetable Program

Sweet Corn

Implementation and Demonstration

WNY Sweet Corn Pheromone Trap Network

A. Seaman, NYS IPM Program, Geneva

Trials for the Evaluation of IPM Procedures to Control Insects on Early Season Sweet Corn

J. Mishanec, NYS IPM Program, Albany

Additional Reports

Evaluation of Potato Varieties for Resistance to Potato Leaf Hopper In Eastern New York

J. Mishanec, NYS IPM Program, Albany

 

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Fruit

Tree Fruit

Implementation and Demonstration

Implementing Mating Disruption Control Strategies for Oriental Fruit Moth in Tree Fruit

D. Breth, Lake Ontario Fruit Program, CCE Albion

Research and Development

An Organic Apple Production System for New York

T. Robinson, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences Geneva

A. Agnello, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

H. Reissig, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

J. Schupp, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Highland

H. Noordijk, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Highland

Development of a Risk Assessment Model for Mirid Bug Damage on Apples

A. Agnello, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

A. Lakso, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Geneva

D. Kain, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

Development of an Improved, Integrated Management Program for the Internal Lepidopera Pest Complex Attacking Apples in Western NY

H. Reissig, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

A. Agnello, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

J. Nyrop, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

Small Fruit

Research and Development

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

W. Turechek, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

M. Pritts, Dept. of Horticulture, Ithaca

Determining Potential of Crop Residue in Diverse Production Systems to Increase Strawberry Sap Beetle Populations in Strawberry Fields

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

R. Loughner, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

Evaluation of Strawberry Nursery Stock for the Presence of Anthracnose and Angular Leaf Spot

W. Turechek, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva


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Program-wide

NEWA (Northeast Weather Association) 2003: 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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