PSHB/KSHB

Shot Hole Borer Seminars to be Held in Temecula and Ventura

  • Jan 03, 2017

CAPCA Ed will host a “SHB Road Show” seminar in both Temecula and Ventura. California avocado growers are encouraged to attend and learn more about managing this pest-disease complex from some of the most respected researchers in the industry. The following topics will be covered at the seminar:

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Shot Hole Borers Still Present in Avocados

  • Nov 10, 2016

A recent headline caught a lot of attention by announcing that “Shot Hole Borers Vanish from Avocado Trees.” For the record, this headline is misleading at best. Learn more.

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Tim Spann and Dan Pinkerton Selected for California Invasive Species Advisory Committee

  • Jun 15, 2016

Dr. Tim Spann, research program director for the California Avocado Commission, and Dan Pinkerton, California avocado grower, were recently appointed to the California Invasive Species Advisory Committee

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Hero® Insecticide Section 18 Amended

  • Apr 28, 2016

The section 18 emergency exemption for Hero® issued April 11, 2016 has been amended per EPA’s request to change the ending of the bee hazard statement under the “Other Requirements” section. This statement now reads, “This product is highly toxic to bees exposed to direct treatment or residues on blooming crops or weeds. Do not apply this product or allow it to drift to blooming crops while bees...

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Hero® Insecticide Section 18 for Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer

  • Apr 11, 2016

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation issued a Section 18 Emergency Exemption for the use of Hero® EW Insecticide against the polyphagous shot hole borer (PSHB) on Monday April 11, 2016.

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Article Highlights UCI PSHB Research

  • Apr 07, 2016

A recent article in the Los Angeles Times provided a compelling portrait of the damage the polyphagous shot hole borer has caused on the University of California-Irvine (UCI) campus and highlights research being undertaken by Dr. Akif Eskalen. Read more.

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