Displaying items by tag: MEALY BUGS

Monday, 16 March 2020 11:45

Mealybug warnings

As mealybugs gain a foothold in Central Otago, grapegrowers are being urged to be vigilant for signs of Grapevine Leafroll-associated Virus Type 3 (leafroll 3) in vines.

Published in Management
Thursday, 05 September 2019 08:52

Avoid the slippery downward spiral

Plant & Food Research’s Vaughn Bell has seen a lot of mealybugs in his time, but even he was stunned to see photos of infestations in Marlborough this past vintage.

Published in Industry
Thursday, 16 February 2017 10:55

Mealybugs and under vine management

Within New Zealand Winegrowers’ Vineyard Ecosystems Programme, scientists are determined to discover if ground cover plants can help to reduce the adverse economic influence of grapevine leafroll virus.

Published in General News
Monday, 14 March 2016 12:06

Control ants – reduce mealybugs

A student research project has produced promising results for an indirect approach to reducing mealybug infestations in vineyards.

Published in Industry