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Warming and drought increase scale size and reproduction on maple trees

Date
7 April 2017
Abstract

This paper highlights the 3-year results of a project, which aims to reduce postharvest losses in fruits and vegetables, such as chestnut, table grape, mango and pear-nectarine. Different postharvest treatments and storage techniques were tested to investigate compatibility in storage, preserve the ...

Publisher
ATC, Metz, France
Citation
Arboriculture Fruitière, 2017, No.713, pp 21-30
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Author(s)
Allouche, L.; Deniot, C.; Jeavons, E.; Kebe, D.; Pount, B.
Publisher
Association Française de Protection des Plantes (AFPP), Alfort, France
Citation
6e COMAPPI, Conférence sur les Moyens Alternatifs de Protection pour une Production Intégrée, Lille, France, 21-23 mars 2017, 2017, pp 561
AbstractFull Text

Since de first attempt to control Lepidopteran pests using pheromone-based mating disruption 50 years ago, the technique has become a central tool for Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in arboriculture. Therefore, after more than 10 years use of mating disruption along with the application of more...

Author(s)
Biga, S.; Barthet, C.; Kleinhans, J. L.
Publisher
Association Française de Protection des Plantes (AFPP), Alfort, France
Citation
6e COMAPPI, Conférence sur les Moyens Alternatifs de Protection pour une Production Intégrée, Lille, France, 21-23 mars 2017, 2017, pp 515-524
Abstract

This paper focuses on the various methods used in the control of postharvest pests of nut crops, such as walnuts.

Publisher
ATC, Metz, France
Citation
Arboriculture Fruitière, 2017, No.711, pp 17-23
Abstract

This paper focuses on the pests and diseases of cherry, apricot and apple orchards in France, such as the apple scab (Venturia inaequalis) and Drosophila suzukii, among others. The damage that they cause to fruit production and the importance of their control are also discussed.

Publisher
ATC, Metz, France
Citation
Arboriculture Fruitière, 2017, No.707, pp 9-16
News Article

Could planting trees in urban areas improve the quality of the air we breathe?

Date
2 November 2016
Abstract

In 2011, Drosophila suzukii infesting cherry trees was observed for the first time on fruits in Switzerland and in 2014 the damage to fruits, berries and vines was already considerable. In an online survey specific to each crop, Agroscope surveyed growers to learn about control strategies for this ...

Author(s)
Bravin, E.; Gremminger, F.; Eder, R.; Mazzi, D.; Kuske, S.
Publisher
Station de Recherches Agroscope Changins-Wädenswil ACW, Nyon, Switzerland
Citation
Revue Suisse de Viticulture, Arboriculture et Horticulture, 2016, 48, 5, pp 332-336
Abstract

Trees provide ecosystem services that benefit humans and the environment. Unfortunately, urban trees often do not provide maximum services due to abiotic stress and arthropod herbivores and borers. These problems often originate from trees being planted in unsuitable conditions. Cities are warmer...

Author(s)
Dale, A. G.; Youngsteadt, E.; Frank, S. D.
Publisher
International Society of Arboriculture, Champaign, USA
Citation
Arboriculture & Urban Forestry, 2016, 42, 3, pp 181-191
Abstract

In a preliminary study, electrical resistance tomography (ERT) was used to obtain trunk images of Syagrus romanzoffiana, a common ornamental palm grown in southern Florida, U.S. Seven palms, four healthy and three diseased, were evaluated in the middle of the dry season, with four located in an...

Author(s)
Elliott, M. L.; Broschat, T. K.; Göcke, L.
Publisher
International Society of Arboriculture, Champaign, USA
Citation
Arboriculture & Urban Forestry, 2016, 42, 2, pp 111-119

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