Insect Update

Rodriguez-Saona, Cesar
May 2012
Plant & Pest Advisory: Cranberry;5/24/2012, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p1
The article offers information on cranberry blossom worm (CBWM) and blunt-nosed leafhoppers (BNLH) in New Jersey. It states that both are must watch insects for the spring season. It mentions that CBWM is one of the most significant cranberry pest in the state that does not infest cranberries. Moreover, ways on how to monitor and how to control CBWM and BNLH are mentioned.


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