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Results of the 1999
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.

Community

Livestock and Field Crops

Ornamentals and Turfgrass

Vegetables

Fruit

COMMUNITY

Integrated Pest Management Field Day: Focus on Diagnosis

Organic Management of Turfgrass: a Comparison of Composts in Monroe, Nassau, Tompkins, and Tioga Counties

Recent advances in applied spatial ecology: An efficient and flexible treatment decision-making protocol for Japanese beetle grubs on golf course fairways

Westchester County Integrated Pest Management Educator

Integrated Pest Management Practices for Rural Communities

Alternative Control Tactics for Black Cutworms in Turf

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LIVESTOCK AND FIELD CROPS

Field Crops

Implementation and Demonstration

Tri County Field Crops IPM Enhancement Program

T. Lavigne, CCE - Albany County

Research and Development

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

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

R. Burt, Dept. of SCAS, Ithaca

Reducing Damage from Potato Leafhoppers on Alfalfa in New York through Cultivar Selection: A Comparison of Resistant vs. Susceptible Cultivars

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

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

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

R. Hahn, Dept. of SCAS, Ithaca

Assessing the Nontargaret Effect of Transgenic (European Corn Borer-Resistant) Corn Hybrids on Anthracnose Stalk Rot Development

S. Kawamoto, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

G. Bergstrom, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

E. Shields, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

K. Waldron, IPM Program, Ithaca

W. Cox 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 Reports

1999 IPM/ICM Program Report for Albany, Rensselaer and Schenectady Counties

T. Lavigne, CCE-Albany County

Managing Quackgrass Infestations as Cover Crops in Herbicide-Resistant Corn

N. Gift, Dept. of SCAS, Ithaca

R. Hahn, Dept. of SCAS, Ithaca

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

Livestock/Poultry

Research and Development

Evaluation of Seasonal Variations in Carcinops pumilio Dispersal and Potential for Suppression of Disperal Behavior

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

Microbial Products for Pythium Root Rot Prevention in Poinsettias

K. Dean, CCE - Erie County

The Comprehensive Thrips/INSV Management Program in Orange and Ulster Counties

S. MacAvery, CCE-Orange/Ulster Cos.

T. Rusinek, CCE-Orange Co.

G. Couch, IPM Area Specialist

Thrips Biological Control Demonstration in Orange and Ulster Counties

S. MacAvery, CCE-Orange/Ulster Cos.

T. Rusinek, CCE-Orange Co.

K. Dean, CCE - Erie Co.

G. Couch, IPM Area Specialist

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

IPM Demonstration and Implementation Plan for Christmas Tree Growers

S. Mallozzi, CCE Ð Dutchess Co.

G. Couch, IPM Area Specialist

Research and Development

Growing Degree-Day Requirements and Biorational Control of Viburnum Leaf Beetle

P. Weston, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

Turfgrass

Implementation and Demonstration

Further examination of organic fertilizers/microbial products and their possible role in disease suppression on golf course turfgrass in the Capital District of New York State

D. Chinery, CCE - Rensselaer Co.

Golf Course IPM Implementation and Demonstration Project in Orange County

R. Baglia, CCE - Orange & Ulster Cos.

T. Rusinek, CCE - Orange & Ulster Cos.

G. Couch, IPM Area Specialist

Research and Development

Impact of Soil Moisture on the Reactivation Capacity of 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

M. Douglas, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

E. Deibert, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

Alternative Control Tactics for Managing Black Cutworms in Turf

M. Villani, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

Development of alternative weed management strategies for annual weed control in turfgrass

C. Bertin, Dept. of Flor. & Orn. Hort., Ithaca

R. Harmon, Dept. of Flor. & Orn. Hort., Ithaca

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

L. Weston, Weed Management, Ithaca

The development of a direct injection sprayer for turf-grass

A. Landers, Dept. of Ag. & Bio. Eng., Ithaca

The Cornell Turfgrass Hotline; A Pest Management Decision-Making Tool for Extension Staff and Turfgrass Managers

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

E. Gussack, Dept. of Flor. & Orn. Hort., Ithaca

Additional Report

1999 Westchester County Golf Course IPM Demonstration Project

T. Schongalla, CCE Ð Westchester County

J. Lee, CCE Ð Westchester County

G. Couch, IPM Area Specialis

P. Vittum, Dept. of Entomology, Univ. of Massachusetts

Special

Implementation and Demonstration

Ornamental, Fruit, Vegetable, and Turfgrass fact sheet revision on the Plant Disease Diagnostic Web Site

K. Sirois, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

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VEGETABLES

Beets

Research and Development

Exploring Mechanisms by which Poultry Compost Increases Yield and Reduces Incidence of Root Rot in Beets

A. Rangarajan, Dept. of Fruit & Veg. Sci, Ithaca

Carrots

Implementation and Demonstration

Tolerance of Carrot Cultivars to Fungal Leaf Blight Diseases and its Use as a Major Component of the Recommended IPM Program

G. Abawi, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

T. Widmer, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

Crucifers

Research and Development

Breeding and Characterization of Thrips Resistance in Cabbage

P. Griffiths, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Geneva

Cucurbits

Research and Development

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

R. Robinson, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Geneva

Evaluation of Harpin for the Control of Insect-Vectored Bacterial Wilt of Pumpkin and Testing of PMR-Pumpkin and Squash Varieties for Their Reaction to Beetle Feeding Activity and Bacterial Wilt Inoculations

M. McGrath, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Riverhead

T. Zitter, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

M. Hoffmann, Dept. of Entomology, Ithaca

S. Beer, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

Improving the Management of Powdery Mildew of Cucurbits

M. McGrath, Plant Path., Riverhead

N. Shishkoff, Plant Path., Riverhead

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

Onion

Implementation and Demonstration

Analysis of Onion Management Practices as they relate to levels of Aspergillus niger (Black Mold) and Development of IPM scouting protocols for Black mold

J. Mishanec, ENY Vegetable IPM Area Educator

Peppers

Implementation and Demonstration

IPM Demonstrations in Pepper

A. Seaman, WNY Vegetable IPM Area Educator

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 planting date, biological control and host plant resistance for management of corn leaf aphid

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

Predation of European Corn Borer Eggs by Ladybird Beetles in New York

F. Musser, , Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

A. Shelton, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

Additional Report

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

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

Tomato

Implementation and Demonstration

Development and Demonstration of an IPM Protocol for Fresh Market Tomatoes

A. Seaman, WNY Vegetable IPM Area Educator

H. Dillard, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

A. Cobb, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

K. McCormick, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

Special

Implementation and Demonstration

Ornamental, Fruit, Vegetable, and Turfgrass fact sheet revision on the Plant Disease Diagnostic Web Site

K. Sirois, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

Evaluating pesticides for their impact on beneficial organisms

C. Petzoldt, IPM Program, Geneva

J. Kovach, IPM Program, Ohio State University

J. Engel, IPM Program, Geneva

Additional Report

NEWA (Northeast Weather Association) 1999: A Year in Review

J. Gibbons, IPM Program, Geneva

T. Weigle, IPM Program, Fredonia

C. TenEyck, IPM Program, Geneva

C. Petzoldt, IPM Program, Geneva

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FRUIT

Apples

Implementation/Demonstration

1999 Apple IPM Demonstration in Orange and Ulster Counties

T. Rusinek, CCE - Orange County

M. Fargione, Regional Tree & Fruit Specialist

M. Ullrich, CCE - Orange County

Borer Control Alternatives in Young Apple Trees

S. McKay, CCE - Columbia County

Research and Development

Development of Integrated Pest Management Strategies for Apple Fruit Russet

T. Burr, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

Management of Obliquebanded Leafroller Damage and Insecticide Resistance With a 15 Biorational Insecticide Program

H. Reissig, Dept. of Entomolgy, Geneva

R. Straub, Dept. of Entomolgy, Geneva

A. Agnello, Dept. of Entomolgy, Geneva

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

A. Agnello, Dept. of Entomolgy, Geneva

H. Reissig, Dept. of Entomolgy, Geneva

Efficacy of Resistance to Scab in Transgenic 'McIntosh' Apple Exposed to Populations of Venturia inaequalis

D. Gadoury, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

R. Seem, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

J. Norelli, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

H. Aldwinckle, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

J. Bolar, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

Control of Blossom, Shoot and Rootstock Fireblight in Young, Dwarf Apple Trees Through Nutrition, Pruning and Growth Regulators

T. Robinson, Dept. of Hort. Sci., Geneva

H. Aldwinckle, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

J. Norelli, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

Grapes

Implementation/Demonstration

Addressing the Food Quality Protection Act in Lake Erie Region Vineyards

T. Weigle, Grape IPM Extension Educator

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

W. Wilcox, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

R. Dunst, Vineyard Lab, Fredonia

J. Bixby, Program Assistant, IPM Program

Demonstration and Evaluation of Pest Management Alternatives in Finger Lakes Grapes

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, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

A. Norton, Dept. of Entomology, Geneva

D. Gadoury, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

R. Seem, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

W. Wilcox, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Geneva

Strawberries

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 Matted Row Strawberries

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

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

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

Special

Implementation and Demonstration

Ornamental, Fruit, Vegetable, and Turfgrass fact sheet revision on the Plant Disease Diagnostic Web Site

K. Sirois, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ithaca

Evaluating pesticides for their impact on beneficial organisms

C. Petzoldt, IPM Program, Geneva

J. Kovach, IPM Program, Ohio State University

J. Engel, IPM Program, Geneva

Additional Reports

NEWA (Northeast Weather Association) 1999: A Year in Review

J. Gibbons, IPM Program, Geneva

T. Weigle, IPM Program, Fredonia

C. TenEyck, IPM Program, Geneva

C. Petzoldt, IPM Program, Geneva

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