PSYLLID UPDATE: PSYLLIDS FOUND IN CANYON, ELMORE COUNTIES

Published online: Jul 01, 2013 Insecticide
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*Results to date of sticky card captures from the ca. 90 fields being monitored with four yellow sticky cards can be found here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AuZRwfbNUs2YdHc2TVpneVJoeGk0ZDRIaHJQajhDVUE#gid=0.

 

*More potato psyllids have been found in Canyon and Elmore Counties, and one potato psyllid was found in Jerome County. All psyllids tested so far from previous weeks have been negative for Lso, the bacterium that causes zebra chip.

 

*Results to date of sampling from the 13 fields being monitored with yellow sticky cards, vacuum samples, and leaf samples can be found here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AuZRwfbNUs2YdFRNeW5ReDI2bTNWM0FwYmsxSnB1aGc#gid=0.

 

*More potato psyllids have been found in Canyon County, and one potato psyllid was found in Twin Falls County. All psyllids tested so far from the previous week have been negative for Lso, the bacterium that causes zebra chip.

 

*Any scouting programs underway for potato psyllids should be intensified, and IPM programs should be in place. Refer to the following site for guidance on scouting and IPM programs for potato psyllids: http://extension.uidaho.edu/kimberly/tag/potato-psyllid-and-zebra-chip/.

 

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

 

SOURCE: Pacific Northwest and Treasure Valley Pest Alert Network

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