Use of Horticultural Oils for Mite Management in Fruit Orchards

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2002: $39,281.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $15,419.00
Region: Northeast
State: Pennsylvania
Project Leader:
Dr. Greg Krawczyk
PSU, Department of Entomology, FREC

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: apples, apricots, peaches, general tree fruits


  • Crop Production: biological inoculants, application rate management
  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: risk management
  • Pest Management: biological control, biorational pesticides, chemical control, cultural control, disease vectors, economic threshold, field monitoring/scouting, integrated pest management, mating disruption, prevention, traps, weather monitoring
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management
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