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AgNIC Strawberries: Pests and Diseases

MSU maintains the Strawberry information site within the AgNIC alliance. The site contains links to information and provides the opportunity to ask reference questions.

IPM & Pesticides

IPM: Strawberries - A highly informative website about strawberries and intergrated pest management from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Strawberry IPM Updates - from Iowa State University

General Sites

Crop Profile for Strawberries in Virginia prepared by Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, January 2000.

Midwest Commercial Small Fruit and Grape Spray Guide (ID-94),  [Includes the Strawberry Spray Schedule for the Midwestern states. (in .pdf format)

Midwest Small Fruit Pest Management Handbook, Bulletin 861: Strawberries by Michael A. Ellis et. al, The Ohio State University.

Strawberry Diagnostic Tool - Assists with the identification of diseases, insects, chemical injury and physiological disorders that affect strawbberry crops in northeastern North America and eastern Canada. Developed by Dr. Marvin Pritts, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Insects

Strawberry Bud Weevil (Clipper) from the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (in .pdf format)

How To Monitor For Clipper Weevil In Strawberries, from the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Ontario, Canada.

Insect Management, Dr. Alan Eaton, University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension. Presented at the New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference (NEVFC) 2009 (in .pdf format)

Managing Spider Mite Problems by Richard Cowles, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. Presented at the New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference (NEVFC) 2005 (in .pdf format)

Managing Spider Mite Problems by Richard Cowles, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. Presented at the New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference (NEVFC) 2003 (in .pdf format)

Strawberry Pests by Ric Bessin, Extension Entomologist, University of Kentucky.

Diseases

Other Pests & Weeds

Nematodes in Strawberry and Raspberry Production, from Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture of New Brunswick, Canada.

Strawberry IPM - Weed Management, by Kevin McCully and Klaus Jensen, from Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture of New Brunswick, Canada (in .pdf format).

Weed Management, Dr. Rich Bonanno, University of Massachusetts Cooperative Extension. Presented at the New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference (NEVFC) 2009 (in .pdf format)

Strawberry Weed Management Update by Rich Bonanno, University of Massachusetts. Presented at the New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference (NEVFC) 2007 (in .pdf format)

Strawberry Weed Management Update by Rich Bonanno, University of Massachusetts. Presented at the New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference (NEVFC) 2005 (in .pdf format)

Weed Management Update by Richard Bonanno, University of Massachusetts. Presented at the New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference (NEVFC) 2003 (in .pdf format)

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