Mississippi Vaccinium Journal July-September 2013

 The latest issue of the Mississippi Vaccinium Journal is now available.  Included in this issue: Cherry Fruitworm Leaf-footed Bugs Carpenter Bees ‘Pearl’ blueberry Gulf South Blueberry Growers Field Day and Trade Show Info Initial Harvest Recap You can get the … Continue reading

Cherry fruitworm, an emerging pest of Mississippi blueberries

The cherry fruitworm (CFW) is a univoltine moth, native to the U.S., and whose larvae preferentially infest rosaceous and ericaceous fruits. CFW larvae have been confirmed infesting rabbiteye blueberries in Mississippi, and this typically northern pest’s appearance may represent a … Continue reading