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Results of the 1997
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

Integrated Crop and Pest Management TAg Teams for New York 1997

P. Sutton, IPM Area Extension Specialist

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

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

Research and Development

Potential Management of the European Corn Borer/Anthracnose Stalk Rot Pest Complex with Transgenic (Insect Resistant) Corn Hybrids for Silage Production

G. Bergstrom, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

K. Waldron, IPM Program, Ithaca

E. Shields, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

Reducing Damage from Potato Leafhoppers on Seedling Alfalfa Stands 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

Reduced Herbicide Rates for Narrow-Row Silage Corn

R. Hahn, Dept. of SCAS, Ithaca

Classical Biological Control of Soil Insects in Field Corn and Alfalfa

E. Shields, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

T. Testa, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

Ability of a Rye Cover Crop to Suppress Yellow Nutsedge

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

Optimizing Row Cultivation for High Residue Cropping Systems

R. Gallagher, Dept. of SCAS, Ithaca

Additional Reports

1997 ICM Scouting Results For Albany, Schenectady and Rensselaer Counties

T. Lavigne, CCE - Albany County

1997 Field Crops in Orange County

T. Rusinek, CCE - Orange County

L. Hulle, CCE - Orange County

K. Roselli, CCE - Orange County

1997 CCTTS IPM/ICM Annual Report

C. Bannon, Area Field Crops Specialist

G. Albrecht, CCTTS Sr. Program Assistant

Livestock/Poultry

Research and Development

Evaluation of temperature on searching ability and parasitism rates of Muscidifurax raptorellus and of Muscidifurax raptor in dairy barns and calf hutches

S. Long, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

P. Kaufman, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

K. Waldron, IPM Program, Ithaca

D. Rutz, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

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ORNAMENTALS AND TURFGRASS

Greenhouse

Implementation and Demonstration

Thrips Biological Control in a Retail Greenhouse

C. Casey, IPM Program, Ithaca

T. Rusinek, Orange County Cooperative Extension

S. MacAvery, Orange County Cooperative Extension

Orange County Greenhouse Integrated Pest Management Program

S. MacAvery, Orange County Cooperative Extension

T. Rusinek, Orange County Cooperative Extension

A. Corbin, LIHRL, Riverhead

C. Casey, IPM Program, Ithaca

Nursery

Implementation and Demonstration

IPM Implementation and Demonstration at Commercial Nurseries in Erie County

K. Dean, CCE - Erie County

C. Casey, IPM Program, Ithaca

J. Bence, CCE - Erie County

Suffolk County Oriental Beetle Pheromone Trap Monitoring Program

A. Corbin, LIHRL, Riverhead

D. Gilrein, LIHRL, Riverhead

L. Siracusano, LIHRL, Riverhead

Use of Reflective Mulch to Reduce Thrips Populations in Field-Grown Cut Flowers

C. Casey, IPM Program, Ithaca

L. Yannone, Dept. of Flor. & Orn. Hort., Ithaca

Turfgrass

Research and Development

Impacts of Conventional Turfgrass Pesticides on the Efficacy of Composted Amendments Used for the Biological Control of Turfgrass Diseases

E. Nelson, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

C. Craft, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

Evaluation of Turfgrass Establishment Systems for Pesticide Reduction

F. Rossi, Dept. of Flor. & Orn. Hort., Ithaca

E. Nelson, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

Continuation of Validation and Implementation of a Control Decision Rule for Scarab Grubs in 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

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

M. Villani, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

W. Roelofs, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

Additional Reports

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

Westchester County Golf Course IPM Demonstration Project

T. Schongalla, CCE - Westchester County

N. Cook, CCE - Westchester County

A. Corbin, LIHRL, Riverhead

Integrated Pest Management for Home Lawns: An Educational Outreach Program

B. Eshenaur, CCE - Monroe County

K. Klingenberger, CCE - Monroe County

IPM Implementation and Demonstration Project for Golf Course IPM in Orange County

T. Rusinek, CCE - Orange County

S. MacAvery, CCE - Orange County

A. Corbin, LIHRL, Riverhead

Demonstration of White Grub Scouting Techniques On Golf Course Fairways In The Capital District of New York State

D. Chinery, CCE - Rensselaer County

Demonstration of Compost and Chemical Fungicide Interactions on Golf Course Turfgrass In The Capital District of New York State

D. Chinery, CCE - Rensselaer County

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VEGETABLES

Crucifers

Research and Development

Crucifer Vegetables with Resistance to Blackrot and Alternaria Leaf Spot

E. Earle, Plant Breeding & Bio., Ithaca

Combining Cultivation and Interseeded Cover Crops for Weed Control in Transplanted Cabbage

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

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

S. Reiners, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Geneva

Additional Reports

Use of a Fungus, Beauveria Bassiana, for Control of Insects on Cabbage, 1997

A. Shelton, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

J. Vandenberg, USDA/ARS, Ithaca

Development of Disease-Resistant Brassica Vegetables

E. Earle, Dept. of Plant Breeding, Ithaca

Cucurbits

Implementation and Demonstration

Demonstration/Evaluation of IPM Protocols for Cucurbits

A. Seaman, Area Extension Specialist

Research and Development

Management of Powdery Mildew and Phytophthora Fruit Rot, Two Important Cucurbit Diseases

M. McGrath, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Riverhead

N. Shishkoff, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Riverhead

J. Sieczka, Dept. of Fruit & Vegetable Science, Riverhead

Biological Control Measures to Reduce the Late Season Collapse of Melon

T. Zitter, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

Impact of Composts on Disease Incidence in Vegetable Systems

A. Rangarajan, Dept. of Fruit & Vegetable Science, Ithaca

Mixed Vegetables

Implementation and Demonstration

Evaluating the Use of PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) to Detect Phytophthora infestans in Field-infected Potato and Tomato Tissue

D. Karasevicz, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

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

A. Seaman, Area Extension Specialist

J. Mishanec, IPM Area Specialist

Research and Development

Pheromone Trapping Systems: Refinement of Protocols for Monitoring European Corn Borer in Sweet Corn; and Develpoment 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

Strategies for the Biological Control of Root Diseases in Hydroponically-Grown Vegetables

E. Nelson, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

D. Jurkonie, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

Stale Seedbed Practice for Vegetable Production

B. Caldwell, CCTT Vegetable and Small Fruit Program

Onion

Implementation and Demonstration

Encouraging Adoption of IPM in Muck Onion Production Through the use of Demonstration

L. Stivers, Lake Plains Vegetable Program

Use of Trichoderma for Control of Soil-born Pathogens in Onions

J. van der Heide, CCE - Oswego County

Effect of Barley Windbreak Density on Onion Maggot Damage

J. van der Heide, CCE - Oswego County

C. Eckenrode, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

Baiting Onion Maggot Flies with Bt. 83

J. van der Heide, CCE - Oswego County

C. Eckenrode, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

1997 Onion Disease Investigation Project in Orange County

M. Ullrich, CCE - Orange County

T. Rusinek, CCE - Orange County

J. Mishanec, IPM Area Specialist

Use of Sudangrass for Improved Yield and Quality of Vegetables Produced on Muck Soils in NY

J. Mishanec, IPM Area Specialist

Northeast Weather Association and Blight Alert to Onion Growers

J. Mishanec, IPM Area Specialist

M. Ullrich, CCE - Orange County

C. MacNeil, CCE - Ontario, Wayne, Yates & Steuben Counties

R. La Maire, Consultant

Research and Development

Onion Thrips in Onions: Dispersal, Flight Habits and Insecticide Resistance

M. Hoffmann, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

C. Eckenrode, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

J. Gangloff, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

Nature and Source Of Inoculum Of Aspergillus niger Causing The Aspergillus Black Mold Disease Of Onions In New York

J. Lorbeer, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

Snap Beans

Additional Reports

Reaction of Snap Bean Cultivars to the Root Rot Complex

G. Abawi, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

J. Ludwig, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

J. Bossard, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

Impact of Cover Crops and Organic Amendments on Snap Bean Root Rots

G. Abawi, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

J. Ludwig, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

J. Bossard, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

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

Exploring Methods for Predicting and Controlling European Corn Borer Problems in Processing Snap Beans

L. Stivers, Lake Plains Vegetable Program

F. Tucker, CCE - Monroe County

Sweet Corn

Implementation and Demonstration

Pheromone Trap Network for Fresh Market Sweet Corn

A. Seaman, WNY Area Specialist

Research and Development

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

M. Hoffmann, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

Microbial Control of Lepidoptera Attacking Sweet Corn

A. Shelton, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

J. Vandenberg, USDA/ARS, Ithaca

Additional Reports

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

C. Petzoldt, IPM Program, Geneva

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

M. Hoffmann, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

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

Improving performance of sh2 sweet corn using Trichoderma as a bioprotectant and growth enhancer.

T. Bjorkman, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Geneva

G. Harman, Depts. of Horticultural Sciences and Plant Pathology, Geneva

S. Reiners, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Geneva

S. Klausner, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Geneva

Tomato

Implementation and Demonstration

Development and Demonstration of an IPM Protocol for Fresh Market and Processing Tomatoes

A. Seaman, WNY Area Specialist

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

Additional Report

NEWA (Northeast Weather Association) 1997: A Year in Review

C. Petzoldt, IPM Program, Geneva

T. Weigle, Grape IPM Specialist

J. Gibbons, CCE - Ontario County

C. TenEyck, IPM Program, Geneva

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FRUIT

Apples

Implementation and Demonstration

Management Strategies for Optimizing Summer Fungicides Applied to Apples In New York's Upper Hudson And Champlain Regions

K. Iungerman, NY Area Fruit Program

Research and Development

Development of an Action Threshold and Management Strategies for Mirid Bugs on Apples

D. Kain, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

A. Agnello, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

J. Kovach, IPM Program, Geneva

H. Reissig, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

Development of a Fixed Spraying Structure for High-Density Apple Plantings

A. Agnello, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

H. Reissig, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

J. Kovach, IPM Program, Geneva

Development of IPM strategies for the control of fungal-induced russet of pear and apple

T. Burr, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

M. Heidenreich, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

DMI Fungicides on Apples: Survival of the Apple Scab Pathogen in Sprayed Leaves, Late-Season Scab, and Sustainability of DMI Use in IPM Programs

D. Gadoury, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

R. Seem, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

W. Wilcox, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

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

Grapes

Implementation and Demonstration

Demonstrating a Postemergence Vineyard Weed Management Program

T. Weigle, Grape IPM Specialist

R. Dunst, Vineyard Lab, Fredonia

J. Bixby, IPM Summer Assistant

Reexamination of Grape Berry Moth Management Practices in the Lake Erie Region

T. Weigle, Grape IPM Specialist

J. Bixby, IPM Summer Assistant

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

Research and Development

Biological Control of Spider Mites in Long Island Vineyards

J. Nyrop, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

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

W. Wilcox, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

Forecasts for Grape Downy Mildew for New York and Pennsylvania Regional IPM Programs

D. Gadoury, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

R. Seem, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

W. Wilcox, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

Substituting Water for Herbicides: Interactions of Cover Crop Extent & Irrigation in New York Vineyards

R. Pool, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Geneva

A. Lakso, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Geneva

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

W. Wilcox, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

Berry Fruits

Implementation and Demonstration

Implementation of New IPM Technologies in Blueberries and Strawberries

R. Rieckenberg, CCE - Oswego County

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

W. Wilcox, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

A Strawberry Multi-dimensional IPM Systems Comparison Demonstration

J. Kovach, IPM Program, Geneva

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

Cultivar Tolerance to Strawberry Clipper Damage

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

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

Additional Reports

Testing the Efficacy of Mycotrol ES, Beauveria bassianna on Tarnished Plant Bugs, Lygus lineolaris, in New York Strawberries 1997

J. Kovach, IPM Program, Geneva

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

Using Bees to Disseminate Trichoderma harzianum to Strawberries for the control of Botrytis fruit rot

J. Finkelstein, SUNY Syracuse

J. Kovach, IPM Program, Geneva

The Effect of Trichoderma harzianum on Honey Bee Survival

E. Brownold, Hobart & William Smith Colleges

S. Flanders, Hobart & William Smith Colleges

J. Kovach, IPM Program, Geneva

Additional Report

NEWA (Northeast Weather Association) 1997: A Year in Review

C. Petzoldt, IPM Program, Geneva

T. Weigle, Grape IPM Specialist

J. Gibbons, CCE - Ontario County

C. TenEyck, IPM Program, Geneva

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