Factors Limiting IPM-Compatibility of New Disease Control Tactics for Apples in Eastern United States

Fig. 5B. Changes in production systems impact IPM practices: Replacing large old apple trees (Fig. 5A) with smaller, more productive trees (Fig. 5B, shown here) allowed apple growers to increase productivity and adopt new sprayer technology while reducing the quantity of pesticide applied to each acre of trees.



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Factors Limiting IPM-Compatibility of New Disease Control Tactics for Apples in Eastern United States