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A new variety must meet several criteria and requirements to be interesting. Agroscope regularly evaluates new varieties from around the world in its varietal trials. Cultural and storage skills, quality and consumer preferences are tested to find new varieties with real added value for producers,...

Author(s)
Perren, S.; Schöneberg, A.; Inderbitzin, J.; Kellerhals, M.; Schmid, M.
Publisher
Station de Recherches Agroscope Changins-Wädenswil ACW, Nyon, Switzerland
Citation
Revue Suisse de Viticulture, Arboriculture et Horticulture, 2018, 50, 2, pp 120-126
Abstract

Systemic neonicotinoid insecticides used in urban arboriculture could pose a risk to bees and other pollinators foraging on treated plants. We measured uptake and dissipation of soil-applied imidacloprid and dinotefuran in nectar and leaves of 2 woody plant species, a broadleaf evergreen tree (Ilex ...

Author(s)
Mach, B. M.; Bondarenko, S.; Potter, D. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 2018, 37, 3, pp 860-870
Abstract

Noting the growing concern of arboriculturists in the south-east of France about the problems caused by the Provencal vole in their orchards, the CTIFL (Interprofessional Technical Centre for Fruits and Vegetables) has addressed the issue. This paper presents the results of survey conducted in 2016 ...

Author(s)
Jay, M.; Ricard, J. M.; Merabet, M.
Publisher
ATC, Metz, France
Citation
Arboriculture Fruitière, 2018, No.hors-serie 28, pp 11-13
Abstract

The first occurrence in Europe of the pathogen Xylella fastidiosa, a bacterium originating from the American continent, dates back to 2013. The six subspecies can attack more than 360 plant species and cause various diseases. The bacterium colonizes the vessels conducting sap. This often results in ...

Author(s)
Sostizzo, T.; Schaerer, S.; Schumpp, O.; Bünter, M.; Kupferschmied, P.; Kläy, A.
Publisher
Station de Recherches Agroscope Changins-Wädenswil ACW, Nyon, Switzerland
Citation
Revue Suisse de Viticulture, Arboriculture et Horticulture, 2018, 50, 3, pp 192-194
News Article

Warming and drought increase scale size and reproduction on maple trees

Date
7 April 2017
Abstract

Landscape professionals need target-selective insecticides for managing insect pests on flowering woody ornamentals that may be visited by bees and other insect pollinators. Chlorantraniliprole, the first anthranilic diamide insecticide registered for use in urban landscapes, selectively targets...

Author(s)
Redmond, C. T.; Potter, D. A.
Publisher
International Society of Arboriculture, Champaign, USA
Citation
Arboriculture & Urban Forestry, 2017, 43, 6, pp 242-256
Abstract

Until Dutch elm disease (DED) was accidentally introduced into the United States around 1930, the streets in many states were lined with American elms (Ulmus americana). This review highlights the aftermath of DED, and updates readers on the advances in our knowledge of the pathosystem, which...

Author(s)
Marcotrigiano, M.
Publisher
International Society of Arboriculture, Champaign, USA
Citation
Arboriculture & Urban Forestry, 2017, 43, 6, pp 217-241
Abstract

Eighteen Thuja species and cultivars were evaluated for ovipositional preference for, and relative susceptibility to, feeding by the arborvitae leafminer. Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget' and 'Hoopesii' were least susceptible; T. occidentalis cultivars 'Gracilis', 'Holmstrup', 'Spiralis', and...

Author(s)
Miller, F.; Danielson, D.
Publisher
International Society of Arboriculture, Champaign, USA
Citation
Arboriculture & Urban Forestry, 2017, 43, 6, pp 205-216
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Author(s)
Mausel, D. L.
Publisher
International Society of Arboriculture, Champaign, USA
Citation
Arboriculture & Urban Forestry, 2017, 43, 5, pp 199-201
Abstract

Grafting and budding are common horticultural techniques, and similar techniques have been successfully used in the management of tree wounds by bridge and approach grafting. The success of bark grafts raises the possibility of using bark patch grafts to span trunk wounds and pruning cuts. Fifty...

Author(s)
Moore, G. M.; McGarry, P. G.
Publisher
International Society of Arboriculture, Champaign, USA
Citation
Arboriculture & Urban Forestry, 2017, 43, 5, pp 186-198

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