Results for pages tagged with "pecan nut casebearer (pnc)"
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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 the year.
The pecan nut casebearer, Acrobasis nuxvorella (Neunzig), is the most damaging nut-feeding insect that occurs in pecans.
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).
Find tips and resources for using traps to control pecan nut casebearer and hickory shuckworm in pecan orchards.
In a commercial pecan orchard setting, it is important to have a spray schedule planned before the season starts. Chemicals can be a costly input into your operation; more planning up front will save you time and money during the season.