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  • 2018
  • May 2018

How to Manage the Pecan Nut Casebearer

The pecan nut casebearer, Acrobasis nuxvorella (Neunzig), is the most damaging nut-feeding insect that occurs in pecans.

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  • 2019
  • April 2019

How to Identify and Control Pecan Nut Casebearer

There are more than 200 insects that feed on the roots, wood, foliage and nuts of a pecan tree. Of these insects, 17 are nut feeders, with one of the most important nut-infesting insect pests being the pecan nut casebearer (Acrobasis nuxvorella Neunzig).

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  • 2018
  • July 2018

How to Identify and Control Pecan Aphids

Three aphid species can prove problematic in pecans: black pecan aphids and two species grouped together in what is referred to as the yellow aphid complex, or simply yellow aphids.

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  • 2018
  • June 2018

Stalking a Root Rot Disease From the Sky

Drones are helping researchers better understand cotton root rot disease in alfalfa and how to manage it.

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  • 2018
  • August 2018

Fall Webworms Are Back! Here’s How to Control Them

Entomologists tell us that webworm outbreaks run in cycles. Some years outbreaks are severe, while in other years they are barely noticed. Weather, birds and the predatory insect population contribute to the circular nature of these outbreaks. Heavy, driving rains can flush the worms from the foliage early in the season, reducing the level of damage.

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  • 2018
  • August 2018

Pecan Management Calendar: August to October

Pecan growers should develop a plan for preparing for and addressing tasks throughout the year. Will Chaney, a senior research associate in pecan management systems, outlines activities for August, September and October.

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  • 2018
  • November 2018

Wild Pigs Put Pecans at Risk, Research Learns More

The Noble Research Institute and Oklahoma State University initiated a study to investigate wild pig habitat use, ecology and damage within agricultural landscapes where pecans are actively grown and harvested.

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  • 2018
  • November 2018

Calculate Your Pecan Losses With New Online Tool

The Noble Research Institute and Oklahoma State University developed the Pecan Loss Calculator to estimate the number of pounds and dollars lost as a result of pecan harvester inefficiency and wild pig rooting damage.

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  • 2018
  • November 2018

Pecan Management Calendar: November to January

From November to January, pecan producers should be continuing harvest and preparing for a new year in the orchard.

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  • 2019
  • March 2019

Using Traps as Part of Your Integrated Pest Management Plan

Find tips and resources for using traps to control pecan nut casebearer and hickory shuckworm in pecan orchards.