Navel Orangeworm

In-season and postharvest management of navel orangeworm in walnut

Third and fourth flights put walnuts at higher risk, but varieties harvested later are at an increased risk since their almond neighbors have already been harvested. more »

August walnut orchard management considerations in California

These recommendations are intended to help growers, but the optimal times for these specific practices may vary based on farm location and conditions. more »

Insecticide options for navel orangeworm IPM in almond – a recent trial summary

A few IPM practices are being accepted as standard, but how do the various insecticides stack up against each other in navel orangeworm control? more »

USDA approves $1.2M for navel orangeworm sterile insect technique

Above and beyond initial funding to rear and disperse the moths, the new funding will focus on specific research on impacts to the pistachio and almond industries. more »

Industry looks skyward to take on major pest

USDA Agricultural Research Service is rebooting an old farming technique to fight navel orangeworm. more »

UC Talk: Best management practices for navel orangeworm

In this webinar, David Haviland will discuss navel orangeworm, the most important insect pest of almonds and pistachios, and also a pest of walnuts. more »

Tinkering with the variables

New research is pushing the next era of sterile insect technique for navel orangeworm. more »

California sets $400,000 to promote safer, sustainable pest management

Almond Board of California and the California Invasive Plant Council received the funding to help build online tools to coordinate small farm mating disruption efforts and invasive weed control in wildlands, respectively. more »

Tree nut growers: 2021 Navel Orangeworm Survey has begun

Warmer winters and longer growing seasons mean a better survival rate for navel orangeworm. The survey includes new tools to detect and control the pest in tree nuts. more »

Masking environments for pest protection

Imagine a pest being unable to identify the environment it thrives in – while it's presently in it. A new product with a unique mode of action seems to provide the best environmental camouflage. more »

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