Beth Stone-Smith USDA APHIS PPQ WR GWSS Program Director Bakersfield, CA Areawide Suppression of the Glassy-winged Sharpsh...
Areawide Suppression <ul><li>What? </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>Where?  </li></ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul><ul><...
What? <ul><li>Applying pesticide treatments, across a large geographically defined area, in order to significantly reduce ...
Why? <ul><li>To reduce current GWSS population levels - reduce natural and artificial spread of GWSS, reduce incidence of ...
Where? <ul><li>GWSS Infested areas of California where commercial citrus production interfaces with grapes </li></ul><ul><...
 
 
How? <ul><li>Treatments targeted in citrus </li></ul><ul><li>Treat based on trap finds, plus treat adjacent citrus </li></...
<ul><li>Sticky traps on ¼ mile grid </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor GWSS populations throughout the year </li></ul>
Challenges to the How? <ul><li>Diverse agricultural system </li></ul><ul><li>Polyphagous insect pest </li></ul><ul><li>Exi...
Tulare County <ul><li>66,300 acres of grapes </li></ul><ul><li>118,000 acres of citrus,  ½ of which considered infested </...
2004 Tulare  County
Tulare  County 2005
Tulare  County 2008
Tulare County GWSS
Tulare County GWSS Trapping Summary 1,327 2008 2,536 2007 2,974 2006 1,043 2005 9,721 2004 48,639 2003 GWSS Total Count Year
USDA APHIS CDFA Treatment Coordinators County Departments of Ag Industry Groups Growers USDA ARS UC The Team
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  • Areawide Suppression
of the Glassy-winged Sharpshooter - Beth Stone Smith Pierce's Disease Conference 2008

    1. 1. Beth Stone-Smith USDA APHIS PPQ WR GWSS Program Director Bakersfield, CA Areawide Suppression of the Glassy-winged Sharpshooter
    2. 2. Areawide Suppression <ul><li>What? </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>Where? </li></ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul><ul><li>Results </li></ul>
    3. 3. What? <ul><li>Applying pesticide treatments, across a large geographically defined area, in order to significantly reduce pest populations. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Why? <ul><li>To reduce current GWSS population levels - reduce natural and artificial spread of GWSS, reduce incidence of PD </li></ul>+ =
    5. 5. Where? <ul><li>GWSS Infested areas of California where commercial citrus production interfaces with grapes </li></ul><ul><li>Kern, Riverside, and Tulare Counties </li></ul>
    6. 8. How? <ul><li>Treatments targeted in citrus </li></ul><ul><li>Treat based on trap finds, plus treat adjacent citrus </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinated and effective timing of treatments </li></ul><ul><li>Fall foliar </li></ul><ul><li>Spring imidacloprid </li></ul>
    7. 9. <ul><li>Sticky traps on ¼ mile grid </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor GWSS populations throughout the year </li></ul>
    8. 10. Challenges to the How? <ul><li>Diverse agricultural system </li></ul><ul><li>Polyphagous insect pest </li></ul><ul><li>Existing IPM strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Organic treatments </li></ul><ul><li>Urban interface </li></ul><ul><li>Funding </li></ul>
    9. 11. Tulare County <ul><li>66,300 acres of grapes </li></ul><ul><li>118,000 acres of citrus, ½ of which considered infested </li></ul><ul><li>5,122 traps </li></ul>
    10. 12. 2004 Tulare County
    11. 13. Tulare County 2005
    12. 14. Tulare County 2008
    13. 15. Tulare County GWSS
    14. 16. Tulare County GWSS Trapping Summary 1,327 2008 2,536 2007 2,974 2006 1,043 2005 9,721 2004 48,639 2003 GWSS Total Count Year
    15. 17. USDA APHIS CDFA Treatment Coordinators County Departments of Ag Industry Groups Growers USDA ARS UC The Team

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