ONE PSYLLID DETECTED IN CANYON COUNTY POTATO FIELD

Published online: Jun 19, 2013 Insecticide
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Among the approximately 90 fields are being monitored only with yellow sticky cards in cooperation with several crop consultants, one potato psyllid was found on a card in Canyon County last week. This psyllid will be tested for Lso, the bacterium that causes zebra chip.

 

Results to date of sticky card captures from the ca. 90 fields being monitored with yellow sticky cards can be found at the link below.

 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AuZRwfbNUs2YdHc2TVpneVJoeGk0ZDRIaHJQajhDVUE#gid=0

 

Weekly update summaries will be extended to stakeholders; however, to obtain the most up-to-date information on trap captures, this website can be checked at any time for periodic updates over the week.

 

A spreadsheet detailing results from the 13 fields being monitored using sticky cards, vacuum samples, and leaf samples will be posted soon. So far no psyllids have been detected from these sites. 

 

More information and resources on potato psyllids and zebra chip can be found at the link below.

 

To view the full alert, and to download any attached files, please go to www.pnwpestalert.net.

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