The fruit entomology extension program focuses on the biology and management of arthropods of tree fruits, berry crops and grapes. Information delivered to diverse audience groups includes effective, economical and sustainable methods of managing fruit arthropod pests, biological control, proper pesticide use, IPM principles and programs, and updates on invasive species.
Helpful Links & Resources
- Veraison to Harvest Newsletter
- New York Guide to Sustainable Vineyard Practices
- Appellation Cornell Newsletter
- Videos from Finger Lakes Grape Program
- Dr. Greg Loeb, Grape Entomology
- New York and Pennsylvania Pest Management Guidelines for Grapes
- Production Guide for Organic Grapes
- Grape Insect and Mite Pest Update
- Grape Resources
- Grape Pest Fact Sheet
- Cornell Pest Management Guidelines for Commercial Tree Fruit Production
- Cornell Fruit Page- Tree Fruit IPM
- NYS IPM Fact Sheets for Tree Fruit
- A Grower's Guide to Organic Apples
- Tree Fruit Field Guide to Insect, Mite, and Disease Pests and Natural Enemies of Eastern North America
- Northeast Tree Fruit IPM Working Group
- Apple IPM Decision Support Website
- Pesticide Application Technology
- Historical Perspectives on Apple Production
- Pesticide Management Education Program
Area of Expertise: Insect ecology, integrated pest management, biological control, small fruit entomology, plant-insect interactions.
Area of Expertise: Integrated pest management, insecticide research, sampling and monitoring, insecticide resistance, apple maggot, obliquebanded leafroller, Pesticide Management and Education, Apple Tree Fruit IPM Decision Support System.