WSU Whatcom County Extension

Agriculture in Whatcom County

WSU Whatcom County Extension        

Integrated Pest Management

ChInsect Damage on Raspberry

Small Fruit IPM


Raspberry Soil Fumingation:

Spotted Wing Drosophila

Raspberry Soil Fumingation
Information on Raspberry Soil Fumigation in Whatcom County.


Spotted Wing Drosophila:

Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila
Information on efforts to understand and manage Spotted Wing Drosophila in Whatcom County and around the Pacific Coast Region.


Guide Manuals:

IPM for Blackberries

Integrated Pest Management for Blackberries
A guide for sampling and decision making for key blackberry pests in Northwest Washington.
- Blackberry Field Guide (pdf)


IPM for Raspberries

Integrated Pest Management for Raspberries
A guide for sampling and decision making for key raspberry pests in Northwest Washington.
- Raspberry Field Guide (pdf)


IPM for Blueberries

Integrated Pest Management for Blueberries
A guide for sampling and decision making for key raspberry pests in Northwest Washington.
- Blueberry Field Guide (pdf)



2004-2009: Survey for Phytophthora fragariae var. rubi in pre-plant stocks and planted root sample of red raspberry in Washington State

2002-2006: Adoption of IPM for the Raspberry Beetle, Byturus unicolor

1997: The Effects of Different Timings of Sulforix Applications on Phytotoxicity and Cane Disease Incidence in Meeker Raspberries

1997: WSU Nooksack Watershed IPM Mentoring Project in Raspberries

1997: Release of the Laboratory-reared Predator Mite, Amblyseius fallacis as a Biological Control Tactic for Spider Mites in Raspberries


Whatcom County Integrated Pest Management

"Integrated Pest Management, IPM, is a decision making approach to pest management that involves knowing the crop, the pest, the ecosystem, and the relationship between all of these components."

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