Organic approaches to managing aphids and lepidopterans in pecan

Summary: Pecan aphids benefit greatly from conserving natural enemies (lady beetles, lacewings, etc.) in the orchard. Applications of gibberellic acid lead to reductions in black pecan aphid populations. Grandevo┬« also contributes to reductions in black pecan aphid populations and conserves natural enemies. Entomopathogenic (insect-killing) fungi applied as a spray or incorporated as an endophyte show … Continue reading Organic approaches to managing aphids and lepidopterans in pecan