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Blueberry gall midge

Wei Qiang Yang

Blueberry gall midge

a possible new pest in the Northwest : identification, life cycle, and plant injury

by Wei Qiang Yang

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Published by Oregon State University Extension Service in [Corvallis, Or.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blueberries -- Diseases and pests.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPossible new pest in the Northwest :
    StatementWei Qiang Yang.
    SeriesEM -- 8889., EM (Oregon State University. Extension Service) -- 8889.
    ContributionsOregon State University. Extension Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16125984M

    The ecology and control for the little-understood, blueberry bud-infesting gall midge Dasineura oxycoccana (Johnson) was studied to help reduce an estimated 20–80% blueberry crop loss due to. blueberry culture and research in Japan; In Blueberries: A Century of Research, small fruit researchers, extension workers, and blueberry specialists will find important new information for continued improvement of blueberry culture and specialization. The book is a vital resource that appeals to a professional audience worldwide.

    This comprehensive diagnostic and management guide is the largest, most comprehensive APS compendium published to date. Nearly triple the thickness of the previous edition, it collectively covers nearly diseases, pests, and disorders of blueberry, cranberry, and lingonberry crops. Specific chapters address a variety of topics including: utilization of wild blueberry germplasm use of sparkleberry in breeding highbush cultivars identification of markers linked to genes controlling chilling requirement and cold hardiness detection of blueberry scorch virus and red ringspot virus methods of controlling blueberry gall midge.

    US highbush blueberries gain expanded access to China, the Philippines. The North American Blueberry Council on May 20 expressed appreciation for progress made in ongoing U.S. trade negotiations with China in phase 1 of the trade agreement disclosed earlier this year. The blueberry gall midge [(Dasineura oxycoccana (Johnson)] is a relatively misunderstood pest of highbush blueberries. The pest is not new to the Fraser Valley, but its prevalence has increased in the past few years, likely due in part to the rapid expansion of planted acreage.


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Blueberry gall midge by Wei Qiang Yang Download PDF EPUB FB2

Common name: blueberry gall midge scientific name: Dasineura oxycoccana (Johnson) (Insecta: Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) Introduction - Distribution - Description - Life History - Plant Damage - Varietal Resistance - Management - Selected References Introduction (Back to Top).

A gall midge, Dasineura oxycoccana (Johnson) (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), is a recently discovered pest of rabbiteye. The small size of the blueberry gall midge larvae and adult flies, and the larval feeding occurring inside the buds makes field detection very difficult before damage occurs.

However, blueberry gall midge infestations can be detected prior to the onset of symptoms by collecting bud samples and using emergence traps and panel traps.

BUD SAMPLING. Cecidomyiidae are very fragile small insects usually only 2–3 mm (– in) in length; many are less than 1 mm ( in) long. They are characterised by hairy wings, unusual in the Blueberry gall midge book Diptera, and have long than 6, species and genera Blueberry gall midge book described worldwide, but since 1, are from well-studied North America, this is certainly an underestimate, and a recent Class: Insecta.

Brittany H. Lee, president, Florida Blueberry Growers Association (FBGA), has communicated with FBGA membership identifying a threat from blueberry gall midge.

“Gall midge is a pest of blueberries, native to North America. The larvae feed inside the flower buds and destroy them, thus causing low yields. blueberry culture and research in Japan. In Blueberries: A Century of Research, small fruit researchers, extension workers, and blueberry specialists will find important new information for continued improvement of blueberry culture and specialization.

The book is a vital resource that appeals to a professional audience by: 5. In Blueberries: A Century of Research, small fruit researchers, extension workers, and blueberry specialists will find important new information for continued improvement of blueberry culture and specialization.

The book is a vital resource that appeals to a professional audience worldwide. Blueberry gall midge bioassay. Two collections of blueberry buds were made on 11 September and 18 September in the Lynden, WA field described above. The field was infested with a Location: State RouteMount Vernon, WA, Download PDF The Highbush Blueberry And Its Management book full free.

The Highbush Blueberry And Its Management available for download and read online in other formats. requirement and cold hardiness detection of blueberry scorch virus and red ringspot virus methods of controlling blueberry gall midge damage control of bunchberry in wild.

Discusses symptoms of blueberry gall midge infestation, biology and life cycle of the midge, monitoring, and potential for damage. Color photos and sampling instructions included.

EM. 2 ABSTRACT BIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF BLUEBERRY GALL MIDGE AND SCALE INSECTS IN MICHIGAN BLUEBERRIES By Noel G. Hahn Blueberry gall midge (Dasineura oxycoccana), European fruit lecanium scale (Parthenolecanium cornii) and Putnam scale (Diaspidiotus ancylus) are potential pests of Vaccinium crops, including blueberry and cranberry.

The blueberry gall midge has recently. Blueberry gall midge is distributed throughout the eastern, mid-western and north western United States. In the south, blueberry gall midge infests rabbiteye and southern highbush blueberries (Table 8).

Blueberry-Blueberry gall midge. Dasineura oxycoccana. Pest description and crop damage The adult is a very small fly, about mm long, and reddish. Larvae are white to orange, very small and difficult to see with the naked eye.

The larvae feed on developing shoot tips, causing distorted growth. Damage may be confused with boron deficiency or. The Gall of That Midge. By Jan Suszkiw January 7, Tiny wasps discovered by Agricultural Research Service scientists in Poplarville, Miss., may help Gulf Coast blueberry growers put the sting on their crop's top insect pest: the gall larvae, gall midges feed on the blueberry plant's buds, deforming them and endangering the fruition of up to 10 berries per bud.

Gall midge, (family Cecidomyiidae, or Itonididae), any minute, delicate insect (order Diptera) characterized by beaded, somewhat hairy antennae and few veins in the short-haired wings.

The brightly coloured larvae live in leaves and flowers, usually causing the formation of tissue swellings. blueberry culture and research in Japan; In Blueberries: A Century of Research, small fruit researchers, extension workers, and blueberry specialists will find important new information for continued improvement of blueberry culture and specialization.

The book is a vital resource that appeals to a professional audience by: 5. BLUEBERRY GALL MIDGE The blueberry gall midge (BGM) is a tiny fly whose larvae feed on vegetative and floral buds.

Typically, gall midge will attack young developing floral and leaf buds and this will cause floral buds to abort or fall off the bush resulting in poor flowering and File Size: 1MB. Blueberry Gall midge damage on Jersey and Duke Vaccinum Corymbosum. Blueberry bud mite (BBM) •Eriophyid mite •2 pairs of legs close to the head •Microscopic ( μm) •Tapers toward the dorsal part of Mean Number of Blueberry Gall Midge per Trap & Larvae per Bud () 0 10 20 30 40 50 18 - 48 34 - 64 51 - 81 4 - 34 16 - 46 Lane Row ab bc c ab a.

Blueberry gall midge is a relatively new pest in the Pacifi c North-west. In a fi eld survey conducted in the Willamette Valley, Oregon, and southwest Washington during the growing season, blueberry gall midge was found in all blueberry fi elds sampled.

The percentage of shoot tips damaged ranged from light (0 to 25 percent) to heavyFile Size: KB. Cranberry Tipworm and Blueberry Gall Midge. Cryptic Secrets of Tipworms - Research Unlocks Mystery By Devon Brooks, Orchard & Vne Magazine When two insects, such as the cranberry tipworm and the blueberry gall midge, look so alike that they can’t be distinguished visually, but are actually different insects, they are called cryptic species.

blueberry culture and research in Japan; In Blueberries: A Century of Research, small fruit researchers, extension workers, and blueberry specialists will find important new information for continued improvement of blueberry culture and specialization.

The book is a vital resource that appeals to a professional audience worldwide.4/5(1). Recently, the Florida Blueberry Growers Association (FBGA) sent out a release saying gall midge was the cause of severe crop loss within the Florida blueberry industry.

Since the announcement, Oscar Liburd, an entomologist with the University of Florida, has written a report for Florida blueberry growers.How to Control Midge Pests Gall or blossom midges are hard to control with insecticides because the larvae are inside the galls or buds where the insecticide can’t reach them.

The best method of control is to remove the infested parts of the plants and pick up all .