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Michigan Chestnut Management Guide

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Table of Contents
Chestnut Management Calendar…….………………………………………………………3
Chestnut Pest Scouting Calendar…….…………………………………………………….4
Nutrient Management Considerations………………………………………………..…5-6
Insecticides…………………………..…………………………………………………………………..…8-14
Miticides…………………………..…………………………………………………………………..………15
Fungicides………………..…………………………………………………………………………………16
Herbicides……………………………..…………………………………………………………………….17
Guidelines for the Safe Use of Pesticides……………………………..……………18-24
Spray Adjuvants for Fruit Crops………………………………………………………….25-28
Effects of Water pH on the Stability of Pesticides…………………………29-30

Information presented here does not supersede the label directions.

The information presented here is intended as a guide for Michigan chestnut growers in selecting pesticides and is for educational purposes only. The efficacies of products listed have not been evaluated on chestnuts in Michigan. Reference to commercial products or trade names does not imply endorsement by Michigan State University Extension or bias against those not mentioned.To protect yourself, others, and the environment, always read the label before applying any pesticide. Although efforts have been made to check the accuracy of information presented, it is the responsibility of the person using this information to verify that it is correct by reading the corresponding pesticide label in its entirety before using the product. Labels can and do change– greenbook.net, cdms.com, and agrian.com are free online databases for looking up label and MSDS information.

Questions? Visit www.chestnuts.msu.edu or contact Erin Lizotte at taylo548@msu.edu or 231-944-6504.

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Tags: agiculture, chestnuts, fruit & nuts, integrated pest management


Authors

Erin Lizotte

Erin Lizotte
taylo548@msu.edu

Deborah McCullough

Deborah McCullough
mccullo6@msu.edu

Monique Sakalidis

Monique Sakalidis
sakalidi@msu.edu

Lynnae Jess

Lynnae Jess
jess@msu.edu

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