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.

2019 Field Trials

Crop Location Description Appl. Trts Target Pest(s) Evaluation Report Publication
Potato Antigo Potato aphid management Foliar 5 Aphid, PLH Insect counts PDF LINK
Potato HARS Colorado potato beetle first-generation management Foliar 8 CPB Insect counts, defoliation PDF LINK
Potato HARS Colorado potato beetle full-season management Systemic, foliar 6 CPB Insect counts, defoliation, yield PDF LINK
Potato HARS Potato virus Y management Foliar 6 PVY Yield, PVY incidence PDF n/a
Onion Crossroads Onion thrips management Foliar 16 Onion thrips Thrips counts PDF LINK

 

2018 Field Trials – Full PDF

Crop Location Description Appl. Trts Target Pest(s) Evaluation Report Publication
Potato Hancock Colorado potato beetle full-season management demo Seed, in-furrow, foliar 10 CPB, PLH, Aphid Insect counts, yield PDF LINK
Potato Hancock Colorado potato beetle management, experimental RNAi products Seed, in-furrow 15 CPB, PLH, Aphids Insect counts, yield PDF n/a
Potato Hancock Potato virus Y management Foliar 8 PVY Yield, PVY incidence in seed PDF n/a
Potato Coloma Aphid foliar, experimental Foliar 14 Aphids Insect counts PDF LINK
Potato Endeavor Colorado potato beetle systemic management on muck soil Seed, in-furrow 7 CPB Insect counts PDF n/a
Potato Arlington Colorado potato beetle management, experimental RNAi products Seed, in-furrow 15 CPB Insect counts, yield PDF n/a
Cabbage Randolph Cabbage maggot control Drench 5 Delia Plant damage PDF n/a
Snap bean Plover European corn borer control Foliar 8 European corn borer Plant damage, larvae counts PDF LINK
Onion Cross Plains Onion thrips control Foliar 17 Thrips Insect counts PDF LINK

 

2017 – Full PDF

Trial Crop Location Description Target Pest(s) Evaluation PDF
1 Potato Hancock Early-season foliar insecticide trial
  • Colorado potato beetle
  • Potato leafhopper
  • Aphids
  • Insect counts
  • Defoliation
PDF
2 Potato Hancock Full-season at-plant systemic/foliar insecticide trial
  • Colorado potato beetle
  • Potato leafhopper
  • Aphids
  • Insect counts
  • Defoliation
  • Yield & tuber quality
PDF
3 Potato Hancock Full-season systemic program trial including insecticides, fungicides, nematicides, and soil enhancers
  • Colorado potato beetle
  • Potato leafhopper
  • Aphids
  • Stand counts
  • Insect counts
  • Defoliation
  • Yield & tuber quality
PDF
4 Potato Arlington Aphid foliar management trial
  • Potato aphid
  • Nymph & adult counts
PDF
5 Potato Antigo PVY management trial
  • Potato virus Y
  • Yield
  • Seed infection rate
PDF
6 Carrot Hancock Aster leafhopper systemic trial
  • Aster leafhopper
  • Aster yellows
  • Stand counts
  • Leafhopper adult & nymph counts
  • AY infection rate
  • Yield & quality
PDF
7 Cabbage Arlington Foliar Venerate XC trial
  • Imported cabbageworm
  • Cabbage looper
  • Diamondback moth
  • Insect counts
PDF
8 Snap bean Arlington SCM at-plant trial
  • Seedcorn maggot
  • Stand counts
  • Maggot damage
PDF
9 Green bean Plover ECB foliar trial
  • European corn borer
  • Plant damage
  • Larvae counts
PDF

 

2016 – Full PDF

Crop Treatment Location (WI) Target Pest(s)
Onion Foliar Markesan Onion thrips
Potato Foliar Hancock Colorado potato beetle
Potato leafhopper
Aphid
Potato Foliar Arlington Colorado potato beetle
Potato Foliar Antigo Potato virus Y
Potato Systemic Hancock Colorado potato beetle
Potato leafhopper
Aphid
Potato Full season mgmt Hancock Colorado potato beetle
Potato leafhopper
Aphid
Snap bean Foliar Plover European corn borer
Snap bean In-furrow Plover Seedcorn maggot
Pepper Foliar Arlington European corn borer
Cabbage In-furrow Randolph Cabbage maggot
Cucurbit In-furrow Cashton Seedcorn maggot

 

2015 – Full PDF

Crop Treatment Location (WI) Target Pest(s)
Cabbage Foliar Arlington Imported cabbage worm
Cabbage looper
Diamondback moth
Onion Foliar Markesan Onion thrips
Potato Foliar Hancock Colorado potato beetle
Potato leafhopper
Aphids
Potato Foliar Arlington Potato leafhopper
Potato Foliar Antigo Potato virus Y
Potato Systemic Hancock Colorado potato beetle
Potato leafhopper
Aphids
Potato Full season Hancock Colorado potato beetle
Snap bean Foliar Plover European corn borer
Pepper Foliar Arlington European corn borer

 

2014 – Full PDF

Crop Treatment Location (WI) Target Pest(s)
Cabbage Foliar Arlington Imported cabbage worm
Cabbage looper
Diamondback moth
Onion Foliar Coloma Onion thrips
Potato Foliar Hancock Colorado potato beetle
Potato leafhopper
Aphids
Potato Foliar Arlington Potato leafhopper
Potato Foliar Antigo Potato virus Y
Potato Systemic Hancock Colorado potato beetle
Potato leafhopper
Aphids
Potato Full season Hancock Colorado potato beetle
Potato leafhopper
Aphids
Pepper Foliar Arlington European corn borer
Carrot Systemic Plover Aster leafhopper

 

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