[NAFEX] plum curculio in cold and wet
jas39a at att.net
Mon May 4 05:56:56 EDT 2009
Neil--same here in Kentucky. It has rained just about every day for the
last month and I haven't been able to spray. It's been unusually cool,
too....and there are some Curculio scars on my apples.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Neil Lewis" <lewisn at georgetown.edu>
To: <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Sunday, May 03, 2009 9:48 PM
Subject: [NAFEX] plum curculio in cold and wet
> Does anyone know the answers to the following questions regarding plum
> curculio: (1) Are they active in temperatures under about 60 degrees?
> (2) Are they active in the rain? I have been using Surround on my fruit
> trees this year for the first time, but continuous rain here in suburban
> Maryland has washed most of it off today and rain and temperatures in
> the high 50s and low 60s are forecast for the next few days. The
> curculio are definitely about, as they have already scarred some apples
> and sour cherries.
> Neil Lewis
> Beltsville, MD
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