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Table 46. Fall Bearing (Primocane Fruiting) Bramble Pest Management Table

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Table 46. FALL bearing (primocane fruiting) bramble pest management table†.
For resistance management do not make more than 2 sequential applications of fungicides in the same FRAC group or insecticides in the same IRAC group. See product labels or RAC GROUP column in this table for groups.
Pest RAC
GROUP♦
Spray Material, Rate/A (pre harvest interval PHI) Cultural Practices and
Scouting Notes
Comments
When canes are approximately 18 inches tall
Cane borers
IRAC
4A
 
Admire Pro, 10.5-14 oz (7)
Cut off infested tips below girdle marks, remove canes showing swellings
Scout for presence of adults. Adult cane borer activity can occur from early May through early August. Direct spray at the crown.
Japanese beetle
IRAC
4A
4A
1B
1B
1A
18B
3
UN
 
Actara 25WDG, 3 oz (3)
Assail 30SG, 4.5-5.3 oz (1)
Malathion 8F, 1-4 pt (1)
Malathion 57EC, 1.5 pt (1)
Sevin XLR Plus, 1-2 qt (7)
Aza-Direct, 1-3 pt (0)
PyGanic, 4.5-18 oz (0)
Surround WP, 25-50 lb (0)
Traps may reduce populations.
Place traps at least 100 feet away from planting.
Apply spray only if beetles are present.
Surround will leave noticeable residue on fruit if applied after petal fall.
Check labels for specific restrictions.
From petal-fall through harvest
Spotted Wing Drosophila
(SWD)
IRAC
3
4A
3
3
3
5
3
5
 
*Asana XL, 4.8-9.6 oz (7)
Assail 30SG 4.0-6.9 oz (1)
*Bifenture 10DF, 5.3-16 oz (3)
*Brigade WSB, 5.3-16 oz (3)
*Danitol 2.4EC, 10.6 oz (3)
Delegate WG, 3-6 oz (1)
*Mustang Max 4.0 oz (1)
Entrust, 1.25-2 oz (1)
Use traps baited with apple cider vinegar plus ethanol alcohol (90% apple cider vinegar plus 10% ethanol) and/or fermenting yeast to monitor population; or purchase commercially available traps and lures.
Spray once SWD adults are captured and fruit begins to turn color, or when 1st larva found in fruit.

For resistance management do not make more than 2 sequential applications of insecticides in the same IRAC group.
Sap beetles
IRAC
4A
1B
18B
3
18B
3
 
Assail 30SG, 4.5-5.3 oz (1)
Malathion 8F, 2-4 pt (1)
Molt-X, 8 oz (0)
Pyrenone Crop Spray, 2-12 oz (0)
Aza-Direct, 1-3.5 pt (0)
Pyganic 5EC, 4.5-18 oz (0)
Keep planting clean of over-ripe fruit
Malathion labeled for raspberry only, not other bramble fruit.
Tarnished plant bug
IRAC
4A
4A
UN
18B
3
1A
18B
UN
UN
3
 
Actara 25WDG, 3 oz (3)
Assail 30SG, 4.5-5.3 oz (1)
Captiva, 1-2 pt (0)
Molt-X, 8 oz (0)
Pyrenone Crop Spray, 2-12 oz (0)
Sevin XLR Plus, 1.5-2 qt (7)
Aza-Direct, 1-3.5 pts (0)
Des-X, 2% sol (0)
Mycotrol O, .25-1 qt (0)
Pyganic EC, 4.5-18 oz (0)
Keep planting free of weeds.
Action threshold for nymphs or adults is when 10-20% of canes are infested.
Adults migrate to fruit when adjacent fields are mowed.
Apply pre-bloom if adults found in planting, but avoid insecticide spays during bloom.
Apply sprays in evening.
Captiva is a repellent only.
Potato Leafhopper
IRAC
4A
4A
4A
UN
1B
1B
1A
 
Assail 30SG, 2.5-5.3 oz (1)
Actara 25WDG, 2-3 oz (3)
Admire Pro, 2.8 oz (3)
Captiva, 1-2 pt (0)
Malathion 57EC, 1.5pt (1)
Malathion 8F, 1-3.5 pt (1)
Sevin XLR Plus, 2 qt (7)
Scout for stunted growth and downward cupping leaves.
Captiva is a repellent only.
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
(BMSB)
IRAC
4A
4A
3
3
3
1B
3
 
Actara, 3 oz (3)
Admire Pro, 2.1-2.8 oz (3)
*Bifenture 10DF, 5.3-16.0 oz (3)
*Brigade WSB, 5.3-16.0 oz (3)
*Danitol 2.4EC, 10.6 oz (3)
Malathion 5E, 2.5-3 pt (1)
*Mustang Max 4.0 oz (1)
 
Brown marmorated stick bug has been found in all New England states and as of 2014 has become an agricultural pest in southern New England.
Botrytis fruit rot
(gray mold)
FRAC
11
M4
17
19
7, 11
2
9, 12
UN
UN
UN
UN
 
17, M4
 
Cabrio EG, 14 oz (0)
Captan 80WDG, 2.5 lb (3)
Elevate, 1.5 lb (0)
Ph-D, 6.2 oz (0)
Pristine, 18.5-23 oz (0)
Rovral 4F,1-2 pt (0)
Switch, 11-14 oz (0)
Actinovate, 3-12 oz (0)
Milstop, 2.5-5 lbs (0)
Oxidate, 40-128 oz (0)
Serenade, 2-6 qt (())
for RASPBERRY ONLY:
Captevate 68WDG, 3.5 lb (3):
Space rows at least 8 feet apart, prune canes to a density of 3 to 4 canes per sq. ft. to improve air circulation.
Apply at 5% bloom and again at full bloom. Repeat application only if weather is wet.
Overuse of any single materials may result in the development of resistance in the fungus.
Late Leaf Rust
FRAC
11
7, 11
3
 
Cabrio, 14 oz (0)
Pristine, 18.5-23 oz (0)
Rally 40W, 1.25-2.5 oz (0)
 Plant and prune for good air circulation and drying conditions.
Primarily a problem on fall-bearing types. Red and yellow fall-bearing raspberries are susceptible. 'Heritage' is susceptible.
Fruit rot sprays or special sprays
Two-spotted
spider mite
IRAC
UN
3
3
UN
10
10B
18B
UN
UN
UN
 
Acramite 50WS, 0.75-1 lb (1)
*Bifenture 10DF, 16 oz (3)
*Brigade 2EC, 6.4 oz (3)
Captiva, 1-2 pt (0)
Savey 50WP, 4-6 oz (3)
Zeal, 2-3 oz (0)
Aza-Direct, 1-3.5 pt (0)
Grandevo DF, 1-3 lbs (0)
JMS Stylet Oil, 3-6 qt (0)
M-Pede, 1-2% solution (0)
Predatory mites may help.
Avoid use of pesticides which will kill natural enemies of mites such as carbaryl or bifenthrin.
Avoid excess Nitrogen which can lead to higher mite populations.
Sulfur (80% WP) applied at 5-10 lb/100 gal for powdery mildew will provide some suppression.
Do not use M-Pede within 3 days of a sulfur application.
Savey may only be applied once per year. Application may be made post-harvest.
Acramite is limited to 2 applications per season.
Captiva is a repellent only.
 
Add adjuvant to Grandevo DF
Phytophthora root rot
FRAC
4
 
4
 
33
33
33
UN
 
Ridomil Gold SL, 3.6 pts/1000 row ft (45)
Ridomil Gold GR, 5 lb/1000 row ft (45) RASPBERRY ONLY
Aliette WDG, 5 lb (60)
Phostrol 4.5 pt (0)
Prophyt, 4.0 pt (0)
Actinovate, 3-12 oz (0)
Plant only in well-drained soils.
Planting on raised beds also significantly reduces Phytophthora incidence.
Black raspberry cultivars are generally least susceptible to this disease. Red raspberries ‘Prelude’, ‘Anne’ ‘Latham’, ‘Nova’, ‘Boyne’, ‘Josephine’, ‘Caroline’, ‘Jaclyn’. ‘Moutere’ and ‘Killarney’ appear to be the most resistant red cultivars, respectively. 
Apply Ridomil in 3 ft wide band over the row in early fall; repeat in early spring before growth begins.
Apply Aliette and Phostrol in sufficient water to thoroughly wet the foliage. Begin foliar sprays in the spring when new growth is 1-3" and continue spraying on a 45-60 day schedule up to a maximum of 4 sprays during the growing season.
Apply Actinovate as a soil drench. Since Actinovate contains live spores of a microbe, best results will be obtained if used prior to disease onset.
Botrytis fruit rot
(gray mold)
 
same as petalfall section
 
 
Where brand names for chemicals are used, it is for the reader’s information. No endorsement is implied, nor is discrimination intended against products with similar ingredients. Please consult pesticide product labels for rates, application instructions and safety precautions. Users of these products assume all associated risks.
RAC- Resistance Action Committee group for resistance management.  Fungicides=FRAC, Insecticides=IRAC
*Restricted use pesticide; pesticide applicators license required. OMRI listed for organic production
. (UN) unknown mode of action.
For resistance management do not make more than 2 sequential applications of fungicides in the same FRAC group or insecticides in the same IRAC group. See product labels or RAC GROUP column in this table for groups.