Site-Specific Apple Insect Control Through a Web-Based Application

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2006: $12,678.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2008
Region: North Central
State: Missouri
Project Coordinator:
Dan Kelly
Blue Heron Orchard

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: apples, general tree fruits


  • Crop Production: application rate management
  • Education and Training: farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Pest Management: integrated pest management, traps
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures

    Proposal summary:

    This project is to develop a site-specific apple insect monitoring system that uses established insect models and collected temp data to predict critical control points for apple pests and to alert the grower to take an action.

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