Location
Alternatives to chlorpyrifos for raspberry cane midge control

Research

SF 101 - Alternatives to chlorpyrifos for raspberry cane midge control

Start Date: 
01/04/2009
Completion Date: 
31/03/2011
Project Leader: 
Prof Jerry Cross
Code: 
SF 101

The main aims of this project are to identify an effective neonicotinoid insecticide for control of raspberry cane midge, ascertain the optimum timing of spray application in relation to pheromone trap catches, determine whether the addition of a silicone based adjuvant significantly improves the performance of insecticides against cane midge.