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IPM Weekly Schedule

Monday

  • All complexes will have pesticide applications carried out beginning at 3:00 pm in the AES greenhouse and 4:00 pm in all other greenhouse facilities.  

 Tuesday

  • Beneficial nematodes applied 2:00 pm- 5:00 pm at USDA-ARS Greenhouses.
  • Beneficial insects that target whiteflies, spider mites, and aphids will be released as determined by scouting thresholds.

Wednesday

  • Pheromone traps will be used to control thrips as needed.
  • Beneficial nematodes applied 2:00 pm- 5:00 pm at Lord & Burnham Greenhouses.

 Thursday

  • Beneficial nematodes applied 7:30 am -12:30 pm at AES Greenhouse Complex and Waldron Greenhouses.
  • All complexes will have pesticide applications carried out beginning at 3:00 pm at the AES Greenhouse Complex and 4:00 pm in all other greenhouse facilities.

Friday

  • All complexes will be scouted for pests using yellow/blue sticky traps.  Thrip and fungus gnat counts as well as aphid, whitefly, and spider mite sightings will be recorded.  Thresholds will be used to determine the appropriate course of action.
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