Six benchmarks for Sparganothis development


Sparganothis Degree Day Phenology BenchmarksWe collaborated with the Rodriguez-Saona lab in Rutgers, NJ to establish the species-specific temperature thresholds for Sparganothis fruitworm. With this information we were able to determine the exact DD accumulations required for each life-stage event. This allows growers to refine their control strategies to increase the likelihood that the insect is being targeted at the life stage when it is most vulnerable.

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