yellow pecan aphid

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...

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An adult pecan weevil pokes its mouthpart into an inshell pecan and eats the kernel.

Organic Approaches to Managing Pecan Weevil

Summary: Several organic methods can be used to control pecan weevil. Grandevo® has produced high levels of control when sprayed to the pecan canopy. Grandevo at 3 pounds per acre has been reported to provide similar levels of pecan weevil control compared with recommended chemical insecticides. Grandevo applied at 2 pounds per acre has also...

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