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New Strategies To Enhance Sustainability Of Apple Orchards, Mark Gleason, Donald R. Lewis, Matthew Z. Liebman, Paul A. Domoto, Gaile R. Nonnecke, Michael Duffy, Lester Wilson, Cheryl A. Reitmeier Aug 2017

New Strategies To Enhance Sustainability Of Apple Orchards, Mark Gleason, Donald R. Lewis, Matthew Z. Liebman, Paul A. Domoto, Gaile R. Nonnecke, Michael Duffy, Lester Wilson, Cheryl A. Reitmeier

Donald Lewis

Three years of experiments were conducted to help increase profit margins for apple growers, cope with new regulations on pesticide use, and deal with increased pesticide resistance by major apple pests and diseases.


Assessing New Methods Of Integrated Pest Management For Apple Orchards In The Midwest, Mark L. Gleason, Adam Sisson, Rachel Kreis, Jean C. Batzer Jan 2010

Assessing New Methods Of Integrated Pest Management For Apple Orchards In The Midwest, Mark L. Gleason, Adam Sisson, Rachel Kreis, Jean C. Batzer

Iowa State Research Farm Progress Reports

Producing apples in the Midwest requires intensive, chemically based pest management systems in order to bring high-quality, fresh market apples to consumers. A combination of rising costs, pest resistance, and new legislation has caused existing systems of apple pest management to become ineffective or to fall out of favor with growers. Because of this, new methods of pest control were developed to combat the ever present problems in apple production. These new methods must meet a number of criteria: sufficient pest control must be achieved; the innovative tactics must be safer for applicators, the environment, and consumers; and also must ...


New Strategies To Enhance Sustainability Of Apple Orchards, Mark Gleason, Donald R. Lewis, Matthew Z. Liebman, Paul A. Domoto, Gaile R. Nonnecke, Michael Duffy, Lester Wilson, Cheryl A. Reitmeier Jan 2010

New Strategies To Enhance Sustainability Of Apple Orchards, Mark Gleason, Donald R. Lewis, Matthew Z. Liebman, Paul A. Domoto, Gaile R. Nonnecke, Michael Duffy, Lester Wilson, Cheryl A. Reitmeier

Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports

Three years of experiments were conducted to help increase profit margins for apple growers, cope with new regulations on pesticide use, and deal with increased pesticide resistance by major apple pests and diseases.