Field Trials

Annual reports for summer field research trials, generally conducted to assess pesticide efficacy and develop improved pest management recommendations, are conducted by this lab and are available below from 2002 to present. Tabular summaries of experiments performed is shown for recent years. Browse all trials on our Box server.

2022 Field Trials

CropLocationDescriptionAppl.TrtsTarget Pest(s)EvaluationReport
PotatoHARSCPB At-Plant TrialSeed, In-furrow91st gen CPBInsect countsPDF
PotatoHARSCPB Foliar TrialFoliar341st gen CPBInsect countsPDF
PotatoHARSCalantha Full-Season TrialAt-plant, foliar7CPBInsect counts, yieldPDF
PotatoAARSPotato Leafhopper TrialFoliar5PLHInsect countsPDF
CabbageAARSCabbage Foliar TrialFoliar6Diamondback moth, Cabbage looper, Imported cabbagewormInsect countsPDF
Sweet cornAARSSeedcorn Maggot TrialSeed11Seedcorn maggotSeedling damagePDF

2021 Field Trials

CropLocationDescriptionAppl.TrtsTarget Pest(s)EvaluationReportPublication
PotatoHARSCPB At-Plant TrialIn-Furrow71st gen CPBInsect countsPDFLINK
PotatoHARSCPB Foliar TrialFoliar361st gen CPBInsect countsPDFLINK
PotatoHARSCPB Full-Season Minecto Pro + Delegate TrialFoliar2CPBInsect counts, YieldPDF
PotatoColomaMinecto Pro / Radiant Commercial-Scale TrialFoliar2CPBInsect countsPDF
PotatoArlingtonPureSpray Green Tank Mix Phytotoxicity TrialFoliar6NonePhytotoxicity ratingsPDF
CabbageColomaVerimark In-Furrow vs Side-Dress Lep TrialAt-Plant / Foliar3Lepidopteran pests of cabbageInsect countsPDF
Green BeanArlingtonVerimark vs Exirel ECB TrialFoliar5European Corn BorerInsect countsPDFLINK
Sweet CornArlingtonAt-Plant Seedcorn Maggot TrialAt-Plant2×5Seedcorn MaggotStand counts, damage ratingsPDF

2020 Field Trials

CropLocationDescriptionAppl.TrtsTarget Pest(s)EvaluationReportPublication
PotatoAntigoPVY managementFoliar5AphidYield, PVY incidencePDFLINK
PotatoColomaPotato aphid managementFoliar6AphidInsect countsPDFLINK
PotatoHARSEvaluation of two BT formulations against CPBFoliar8CPBInsect counts, defoliationPDFLINK
PotatoHARSEvaluation of an experimental at-plant for 1st-gen CPB managementSystemic8CPBInsect counts, defoliationPDFLINK
PotatoHARSEvaluation of an experimental foliar product for 1st-gen CPB managementFoliar8PVYYield, PVY incidencePDFLINK
CabbageArlingtonLepidoptera managementFoliar8Diamondback moth, imported cabbageworm, cabbage looperLarval countsPDFLINK

2019 Field Trials

CropLocationDescriptionAppl.TrtsTarget Pest(s)EvaluationReportPublication
PotatoAntigoPotato aphid managementFoliar5Aphid, PLHInsect countsPDFLINK
PotatoHARSColorado potato beetle first-generation managementFoliar8CPBInsect counts, defoliationPDFLINK
PotatoHARSColorado potato beetle full-season managementSystemic, foliar6CPBInsect counts, defoliation, yieldPDFLINK
PotatoHARSPotato virus Y managementFoliar6PVYYield, PVY incidencePDF
OnionCrossroadsOnion thrips managementFoliar16Onion thripsThrips countsPDFLINK

2018 Field Trials – Full PDF

CropLocationDescriptionAppl.TrtsTarget Pest(s)EvaluationReportPublication
PotatoHancockColorado potato beetle full-season management demoSeed, in-furrow, foliar10CPB, PLH, AphidInsect counts, yieldPDFLINK
PotatoHancockColorado potato beetle management, experimental RNAi productsSeed, in-furrow15CPB, PLH, AphidsInsect counts, yieldPDF
PotatoHancockPotato virus Y managementFoliar8PVYYield, PVY incidence in seedPDF
PotatoColomaAphid foliar, experimentalFoliar14AphidsInsect countsPDFLINK
PotatoEndeavorColorado potato beetle systemic management on muck soilSeed, in-furrow7CPBInsect countsPDF
PotatoArlingtonColorado potato beetle management, experimental RNAi productsSeed, in-furrow15CPBInsect counts, yieldPDF
CabbageRandolphCabbage maggot controlDrench5DeliaPlant damagePDF
Snap beanPloverEuropean corn borer controlFoliar8European corn borerPlant damage, larvae countsPDFLINK
OnionCross PlainsOnion thrips controlFoliar17ThripsInsect countsPDFLINK

2017 Field Trials – Full PDF

CropLocationDescriptionTarget Pest(s)EvaluationReport
PotatoHancockEarly-season foliar insecticide trialColorado potato beetle, potato leafhopper, aphidsInsect counts, DefoliationPDF
PotatoHancockFull-season at-plant systemic/foliar insecticide trialColorado potato beetle, potato leafhopper, aphidsInsect counts, defoliation, yield & tuber qualityPDF
PotatoHancockFull-season systemic program trial including insecticides, fungicides, nematicides, and soil enhancersColorado potato beetle, potato leafhopper, aphidsStand counts, insect counts, defoliation, yield & tuber qualityPDF
PotatoArlingtonAphid foliar management trialPotato aphidNymph & adult countsPDF
PotatoAntigoPVY management trialPotato virus YYield, seed infection ratePDF
CarrotHancockAster leafhopper systemic trialAster leafhopper, aster yellowsStand counts, leafhopper adult & nymph counts, AY infection rate, yield & qualityPDF
CabbageArlingtonFoliar Venerate XC trialImported cabbageworm, cabbage looper, diamondback mothInsect countsPDF
Snap beanArlingtonSCM at-plant trialSeedcorn maggotStand counts, maggot damagePDF
Green beanPloverECB foliar trialEuropean corn borerPlant damage, larvae countsPDF

2016 Field Trials – Full PDF

CropTreatmentLocation (WI)Target Pest(s)
OnionFoliarMarkesanOnion thrips
PotatoFoliarHancockColorado potato beetle, Potato leafhopper, Aphids
PotatoFoliarArlingtonColorado potato beetle
PotatoFoliarAntigoPotato virus Y
PotatoSystemicHancockColorado potato beetle, Potato leafhopper, Aphids
PotatoFull season mgmtHancockColorado potato beetle, Potato leafhopper, Aphids
Snap beanFoliarPloverEuropean corn borer
Snap beanIn-furrowPloverSeedcorn maggot
PepperFoliarArlingtonEuropean corn borer
CabbageIn-furrowRandolphCabbage maggot
CucurbitIn-furrowCashtonSeedcorn maggot

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