Maintaining UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines for Grape – 2012

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Grape, the University of California’s official guidelines for managing pests in grapes, is being revised. The version being revised includes two year-round IPM programs (table grapes and wine and raisin grapes), 11 general information sections, 11 diseases, 7 weed sections; 24 insect and mites, and 1 nematode section. Revisions to be made include adding new pesticides and removing unregistered ones; improved management information such as discussions about herbicide drift reduction and the use of mating disruption for vine mealybug; and new pests: Virginia creeper leafhopper, spotted wing drosophila, and vertebrates (birds, deer, ground squirrel, meadow vole, pocket gopher, and rabbits)