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Results of the 1998
Extension and Research Projects
Funded by the NYS IPM Program

These are links to abstracts of completed projects. For printed versions of the entire documents, contact the IPM Program at nysipm@cornell.edu

Projects by Commodity: Links by title to project abstracts.

Livestock and Field Crops

Ornamentals and Turfgrass

Vegetables

Fruit

LIVESTOCK AND FIELD CROPS

Field Crops

Implementation and Demonstration

Determining the Value of the World Wide Web in Providing Local Pest and Crop Conditions to Area Farms

K. Ganoe, Field Crop IPM Extension Educator

Research and Development

Combining Reduced Herbicide Rates and Cultivation for Effective Weed Control in Corn

J. Mt. Pleasant, Dept. of SCAS, Ithaca

N. Gift, Dept. of SCAS, Ithaca

R. Burt, Dept. of SCAS, Ithaca

Reducing Damage from Potato Leafhoppers on Alfalfa in New York Through Variety Selection: A Comparison of Resistant vs. Susceptible Varieties

J. Hansen, Dept. of Plant Breeding & Bio., Ithaca

J. Miller-Garvin, Dept. of Plant Breeding & Bio., Ithaca

K. Waldron, IPM Program, Ithaca

D. Viands, Dept. of Plant Breeding & Bio., Ithaca

Classical Biological Control of Soil Insects in Field Corn and Alfalfa

E. Shields, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

T. Testa, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

Using Herbicide-Resistant Corn Hybrids to Establish an Alfalfa Cover Crop

N. Gift, Dept. of SCAS, Ithaca

R. Hahn, Dept. of SCAS, Ithaca

J. Mt. Pleasant, Dept. of SCAS, Ithaca

Managing Quackgrass as a Cover Crop in Corn

N. Gift, Dept. of SCAS, Ithaca

R. Hahn, Dept. of SCAS, Ithaca

J. Mt. Pleasant, Dept. of SCAS, Ithaca

Herbicide-Resistant Corn for Reducing Use of Residual Herbicides and for Wirestem Muhly Control

R. Hahn, Dept. of SCAS, Ithaca

Evaluating Soil Characteristics as a Potential Means to Minimize Soil Insecticide Usage To Control Corn Rootworm

J. Losey, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

K. Waldron, IPM Program, Ithaca

L. Allee, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

Additional Report

1998 IPM/ICM Scouting Results for Albany, Rensselaer and Schenectady Counties

T. Lavigne, CCE-Albany County

Livestock/Poultry

Research and Development

Evaluation of Competition, Host Type and Host Location on Searching Ability and Parasitism Rates on Muscidifurax raptorellus and Nasonia vrtripennis in New York Poultry Facilities

D. Rutz, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

P. Kaufman, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

S. Long, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

K. Waldron, IPM Program, Ithaca

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ORNAMENTALS AND TURFGRASS

Greenhouse

Implementation and Demonstration

IPM Implementation and Demonstration Program for Poinsettias and Bedding Plants in Orange County

S. MacAvery, Commercial Horticulture Agent

T. Rusinek, Orange County/Ulster County Cooperative Extension

Research and Development

Biological Control of Powdery Mildews of Greenhouse Ornamentals

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

D. Gadoury, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

A. Norton, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

Nursery

Implementation and Demonstration

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

Evaluating the Potential of the Entomopathogenic Nematode Heterorhabditis bacteriophora ‘Oswego’ to Persist in Soils and Soil Mixes Used in the Nursery Production of Woody Ornamentals

E. Shields, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

T. Testa, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

Turfgrass

Implementation and Demonstration

Quantifying Disease Suppression Activity of Organic Fertilizers/Microbial Products on Golf Course Turfgrass in the Capital District of New York State

D. Chinery, Rensselaer County Turfgrass Extension Educator and Specialist

Research and Development

Novel Use of Japanese Beetle Pheromone & Floral Lures to Reduce Grub Populations in Turfgrass

M. Villani, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

L. W. Roelofs, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

Impact of Environmental Variables on Grub Populations in New York State Turfgrass

M. Villani, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

J. Nyrop, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

Moisture Effects on Entomopathogenic Nematodes

J. Grant, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

M. Villani, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

Optimization of Application Timing and Frequency of Microbial Inoculants for Turfgrass Disease Control

E. Nelson, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

C. Craft, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

Compatibilities of Conventional Turfgrass Pesticides with Biological Disease Control Strategies

E. Nelson, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

C. Craft, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

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VEGETABLES

Carrots

Implementation and Demonstration

Demonstration of An Effective IPM Program for Fungal Leaf Blight Diseases of Carrots

G. Abawi, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

Additional Report

Factors That Induce Forking in Carrots

G. Abawi, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

Crucifers

Research and Development

Development of Crucifer Vegetables with Resistance to Blackrot and Alternaria Leaf Spot

E. Earle, Plant Breeding & Bio., Ithaca

Additional Reports

New York State Kraut Cabbage Replicated Variety Trial

J. Ballerstein, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Geneva

S. Reiners, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Geneva

New York State Kraut Cabbage Observation Variety Trial

J. Ballerstein, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Geneva

S. Reiners, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Geneva

Host Plant Resistance in Brassica for Flea Beetles and Cabbage Maggots

A. Shelton, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

E. Earle, Dept. of Plant Breeding & Bio., Ithaca

Cucurbits

Research and Development

Breeding and Evaluation of Squash and Pumpkin with Multiple Disease and Insect Resistance

R. Robinson, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Geneva

Biology of Bacterial Leaf Spot (Xanthomonas campestris pv.cucurbitae) of Cucurbits for the Development of Effective Disease Management Practices

T. Zitter, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

Mixed Vegetables

Implementation and Demonstration

Integrated Management of Potato and Tomato Late Blight in New York State

A. Seaman, WNY Vegetable IPM Area Educator

J. Mishanec, ENY Vegetable IPM Area Educator

Demonstration of NEWA to Vegetable Growers in Washington County

J. Mishanec, ENY Vegetable IPM Area Educator

Research and Development

Stale Seedbed Practice for Vegetable Production

B. Caldwell, CCE Vegetable and Small Fruit Program

Additional Report

Report of the Northeast Weather Association

C. Petzoldt, IPM Program, Geneva

T. Weigle, IPM Program, Fredonia

J. Gibbons, IPM and NEWA Weather Assistant, Geneva

C. TenEyck, IPM Computer Programmer, Geneva

Onion

Implementation and Demonstration

Analysis of Onion Fields Following Rotation on Muck Soils in Orange County, New York

J. Mishanec, ENY Vegetable IPM Area Educator

Research and Development

Use of Bt Bait Solutions and Beauveria for Control of Adult Onion Maggot

J. van der Heide, CCE Ð Oswego County

Snap Beans

Additional Reports

Breeding Snap Beans for Multiple Disease Resistance and Temperature Stress Tolerance

M. Jahn, Dept. of Plant Breeding, Ithaca

G. Moriarty, Dept. of Plant Breeding, Ithaca

Refining Methods for Predicting European Corn Borer Problems in Snap Beans

L. Stivers, Lake Plains Vegetable Program

F. Tucker, CCE - Monroe County

Performance of Snap Bean Cultivars in Root Rot and Clean Soils

G. Abawi, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

J. Ludwig, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

J. Bossard, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

Producing and Updating an IPM Manual for Snap Bean Production in New York

C. Petzoldt, IPM Program, Geneva

M. Haining-Cowles, IPM Staff Writer, Geneva

C. Koplinka-Loehr, IPM Staff Writer, Ithaca

Impact of Cover Crops, Composts, and Other Cultural Practices on Snap Bean Root Rots and Their Damage

G. Abawi, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

J. Ludwig, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

J. Bossard, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

Sweet Corn

Implementation and Demonstration

Pheromone Trap Network for Fresh Market and Processing Sweet Corn

A. Seaman, WNY Vegetable IPM Area Educator

Research and Development

Assessing Biological Control and Host Plant Resistance for Management of Corn Leaf Aphid

M. Hoffmann, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

S. Lynch, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

Early season establishment of Trichogramma ostriniae for season-long suppression of European Corn Borer in Sweet Corn

M. Hoffmann, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

Biorationals for Management of Lepidopteran Pests of Fresh Market Sweet Corn

R. Straub, Dept. of Entomology, Hudson Valley Laboratory

Combining Interseeded Cover Crops with Banded Herbicides for Weed Control in Sweet Corn

R. Bellinder, Dept. of Fruit and Vegetable Science, Ithaca

A. Miller, Dept. of Fruit and Vegetable Science, Ithaca

J. Kirkwyland, Dept. of Fruit and Vegetable Science, Ithaca

Additional Reports

Demonstrations of Sustainable Vegetable Pest and Crop Management: Fresh Market Sweet Corn

C. Petzoldt, IPM Program, Geneva, et. al.

Screening of Commercial Processing Type Sweet Corn for Resistance to European Corn Borer

M. Hoffmann, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

M. Smith, Dept. of Plant Breeding & Biometry, Ithaca

J. Gardner, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

Pheromone Trapping Systems: Refinement of Protocols for Monitoring European Corn Borer in Sweet Corn; and Development of an Effective Pheromone Trapping System for European Corn Borer in Potato, Peppers and Snap Beans

J. Knodel, IPM Program, Geneva

W. Roelofs, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

C. Linn, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

L. Stivers, Lake Plains Vegetable Program

Western New York Sweet Corn Pheromone Trap Network

A. Seaman, WNY Area IPM Educator

New York State 1998 Processing Sweet Corn Variety Late Season Replicated Trial Summary

J. Ballerstein, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Geneva

M. Wavrick, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Geneva

S. Reiners, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Geneva

Tomato

Implementation and Demonstration

Demonstration of an IPM Protocol for Fresh Market Tomatoes

A. Seaman, WNY Vegetable IPM Area Educator

Research and Development

Investigation of TOM-CAST, Staking, and Mulch for Managing Tomato Diseases

M. McGrath, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Riverhead

D. Moyer, CCE - Suffolk County

Tomato Late Blight Forecasts: True Forecasting with Adaptation to Disease Management Practices

R. Seem, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

H. Dillard, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

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FRUIT

Apples

Implementation/Demonstration

Apple IPM Demonstration in Orange and Ulster Counties

M. Ullrich, CCE - Orange/Ulster Counties

T. Rusinek, CCE - Orange County

Research and Development

Refining and Validating a Fungicide Timing Model for Controlling Flyspeck on Apples in the Hudson Valley

D. Rosenberger, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Hudson Valley Lab

Comparison of Different Pheromone Release Systems for Mating Disruption of the Obliquebanded Leafroller Integrated with a Biorational Insecticide

A. Agnello, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

H. Reissig, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

Additional Report

Using Bees to Disseminate BlightBanTM and Agri-mycinTM to Apple for the Control of Fire Blight

D. Combs, IPM Program, Geneva

J. Kovach, IPM Program, Geneva

Grapes

Implementation/Demonstration

Demonstrating a Postemergence Vineyard Weed Management Program

T. Weigle, Grape IPM Extension Educator

R. Dunst, Vineyard Lab, Fredonia

J. Bixby, Assistant to Lake Erie Grape Team

Reexamination of Grape Berry Moth Management Practices in the Lake Erie Region (Year 2)

T. Weigle Grape IPM Extension Educator

J. Bixby, Assistant to Lake Erie Grape Team

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

Evaluating Management Options for European Red Mite and Sevin-Resistant Grape Leafhopper, and Post-Emergent Weed Management Demonstration in Finger Lakes Vineyards

T. Martinson, Finger Lakes Grape Program

T. Weigle, Grape IPM Extension Educator

Research and Development

Biological Control of Grape Powdery Mildew Using Tydeid Mites

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

D. Gadoury, R. Seem, W. Wilcox, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

Minimizing Spray Programs for Control of Grape Disease Based on Phenological Stages of Susceptibility

W. Wilcox, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

Berry Fruits

Research and Development

Assessing and Augmenting Biological Control of Tarnished Plant Bug in New York Strawberries

M. Hoffmann, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

K. Tilmon, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

Evaluation of New Cultivation Tools for Weed Control in Newly Planted Strawberries

M. Pritts, Dept. of Fruit & Vegetable Science, Ithaca

R. Bellinder, Dept. of Fruit & Vegetable Science, Ithaca

Additional Reports

A Strawberry IPM Systems Comparison Demonstration 1998

J. Kovach, IPM Program, Geneva

D. Combs, IPM Program, Geneva

Evaluating a Beer Trap-Out Strategy to Control Slugs in Strawberries

J. Ogrodnick, Long Island University, Southampton College

J. Kovach, IPM Program, Geneva

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