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Appendices - Resource Material Listings, Conversion Tables & Pesticide Toxicity Tables

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Resource Materials

New England Extension Websites:

University of Connecticut - CT IPM Fruit Pages: http://www.ipm.uconn.edu/pa_fruit/

University of Maine - UMaine Extension Small Fruits Page: https://extension.umaine.edu/agriculture/small-fruits/

University of Massachusetts - UMass Fruit Advisor Page: https://ag.umass.edu/fruit

University of New Hampshire - Fruit & Vegetable Production Page: https://extension.unh.edu/programs/fruit-vegetable-crops 

University of Rhode Island - URI Plant Protection Clinic: http://web.uri.edu/ceoc/plantclinic/, Rhode Island Fruit IPM page: http://web.uri.edu/ipm/

University of Vermont - Vermont Vegetable and Berry Grower Pages: https://www.uvm.edu/vtvegandberry/


General References for all Berry Crops

Cornell Berries Page - for a wide range of excellent information and resources at: https://blogs.cornell.edu/berries/

Cornell Berry Diagnostic Tool - https://blogs.cornell.edu/berrytool/

Cornell Berry Soil and Nutrient Management; A Guide for Educators and Growers (2016) - https://blogs.cornell.edu/berries/productions/berry-soil-and-nutrient-management-a-guide-for-educators-and-growers/

Cornell Berry Webinar Series - eighteen archived webinars on all aspects of small fruit production. Go to https://blogs.cornell.edu/berries/ipm/berry-webinars/

Cornell Nursery Guide for Berry and Small Fruit Crops - for locating nurseries that sell specific cultivars of berry crops; https://blogs.cornell.edu/berrynurseries/

Cornell Pest Management Guidelines for Berry Crops - $28 https://cropandpestguides.cce.cornell.edu

Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide - 2019-2020. The Midwest Fruit Workers Group. https://ag.purdue.edu/hla/Hort/Documents/ID-465.pdf.

Northwest Berry Foundation 'Small Fruit Update' - http://www.nwberryfoundation.org/sfu.html?mc_cid=99e03ba54d&mc_eid=8160c518d5

Ontario Diseases, Pests, and Beneficial Organisms of Strawberry, Raspberry, and Blueberry Guide - www.apsnet.org/apsstore/shopapspress/pages/02301.aspx  (2013) - Available from APS Press. $59.

Oregon State University Berries, Table Grapes & Kiwifruit page - https://extension.oregonstate.edu/crop-production/berries

TunnelBerries Project - a collaboration among 10 Universities, USDA and others to advance knowledge about berry production in tunnels: https://www.tunnelberries.org

Weeds of the Northeast. 1997. R. H. Uva, J. C. Neal, and J. M. DiTomaso. Cornell University Resource Center, 7 Cornell Business & Tech. Park, Ithaca NY 14850. 607-255-2080. 397 pp. $29.95 http://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/?GCOI=80140100077290

 


Production Budgets:

Cornell Berry Budgets - Production budgets designed to help estimate production costs and returns; https://blogs.cornell.edu/berries/productions/berry-budgets/

Penn State Enterprise & Production Budgets - Ag Alternatives program listing of many useful budgets: https://extension.psu.edu/budgeting-for-agricultural-decision-making


References for Strawberry:

Growing Strawberries in Wisconsin - https://fruit.triforce.cals.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2011/06/Growing-Strawberries-in-Wisconsin.pdf

High Tunnel Strawberry Production: - 2010. Brent Black, et al.  Utah State University Cooperative Extension: https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1709&context=extension_curall

Midwest Strawberry Production Guide - 2006. M. A. Ellis et al.  The Ohio State University Extension. https://extensionpubs.osu.edu/midwest-strawberry-production-guide-pdf/.

Ontario Strawberry Crop IPM - This is an excellent site for guidance on IPM practices in strawberry crop management.  www.omafra.gov.on.ca/IPM/english/strawberries/index.html

Season-Long Strawberry Production with Everbearers for Northeastern Producers- 2010. W. Lantz, H. Swartz, K. Demchak and S. Frick.  Available online at http://www.sare.org/Learning-Center/SARE-Project-Products/Northeast-SARE-Project-Products/Season-Long-Strawberry-Production-with-Everbearers-for-Northeastern-Producers.

Low Tunnel Strawberry Production Guide - 2018. K. Orde, B. Sideman, M. Prittsand K. Demchak. University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension Publication. https://extension.unh.edu/resources/files/Resource007429_Rep10703.pdf

Mitcham, E. (2014). Strawberry. In USDA Handbook 66: The Commercial Storage of Fruits, Vegetables, and Florist and Nursery Stocks. USDA ARS. p. 559-560. Retrieved from

https://www.ars.usda.gov/ARSUserFiles/oc/np/CommercialStorage/CommercialStorage.pdf#page=569

 Nunes, M. C. N., Brecht, J. K., Morais, A. M. M. B., & Sargent, S. A. (1995). Physical and chemical quality characteristics of strawberries after storage are reduced by a short delay to cooling. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 6(1), 17–28. https://doi.org/10.1016/0925-5214(94)00048-W

A. Rivera and C. B. Tong. 2013. Commercial postharvest handling of strawberries (Fragaria spp.). University of Minnesota. Retrieved June 8, 2018, from https://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/fruit-vegetable/commercial-postharvest-handling-of-strawberries/

Nunes, M. C. N., Brecht, J. K., Sargent, S. A., & Morais, A. M. M. B. (1995). Effects of delays to cooling and wrapping on strawberry quality (cv. Sweet Charlie). Food Control, 6(6), 323–328. https://doi.org/10.1016/0956-7135(95)00024-0

Boyette, M., Wilson, L. G., & Estes, E. (2017). Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Strawberries (No. AG-413-02). NC State Extension. Retrieved from https://content.ces.ncsu.edu/postharvest-cooling-and-handling-of-strawberries

 


References for Highbush Blueberry:

Compendium of Blueberry, Cranberry and Lingonberry Diseases. 2017. J. J. Polashock, F. L. Caruso, A. L. Averill and A. C. Schilder, editors. American Phytopathological Society. St. Paul. MN. 231 pp. $149.  www.apsnet.org/apsstore/shopapspress/Pages/45362.aspx

Highbush Blueberry Production Guide. 1992. Marvin Pritts and James Hancock, eds. Plant and Life Sciences Publishing (formerly NRAES). 200 pages (168 color photos) $42.  Order or download low resolution copy at: http://palspublishing.cals.cornell.edu/nra_order.taf?_function=detail&pr_id=26&_UserReference=3C4176C4FD4BA0C247BB1BEF

Perkins-Veazie, P. (2014). Blueberry. In USDA Handbook 66: The Commercial Storage of Fruits, Vegetables, and Florist and Nursery Stocks. USDA ARS. p. 559-560. Retrieved from https://www.ars.usda.gov/ARSUserFiles/oc/np/CommercialStorage/CommercialStorage.pdf#page=250

NeSmith, D. S., Prussia, S., Tetteh, M., & Krewer, G. (2002). Firmness Losses of Rabbiteye Blueberries (Vaccinium Ashei Reade) During Harvesting and Handling. Acta Horticulturae, (574), 287–293. https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2002.574.43

Kozos, K., Ochmian, I., & Chełpiński, P. (2015). The effects of rapid chilling and storage conditions on the quality of Brigitta Blue cultivar highbush blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum L.). Folia Horticulturae, 26(2), 147–153. https://doi.org/10.1515/fhort-2015-0006

Jackson, E. D., Sanford, K. A., Lawrence, R. A., McRae, K. B., & Stark, R. (1999). Lowbush blueberry quality changes in response to prepacking delays and holding temperatures. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 15(2), 117–126. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0925-5214(98)00075-1


References for Brambles:

Brambles-Production, Management and Marketing 1999. R. C. Funt, M. A. Ellis, and C. Welty, eds. The Ohio State University Cooperative Extension Publications, 2021 Coffey Rd., Rm. 216, Columbus Ohio 43210-1044, 614-292-1607. $18.25 http://estore.osu-extension.org/Brambles-Production-Management-and-Marketing-P158.aspx

Compendium of Raspberry and Blackberry Diseases and Insects. 1991. Michael A. Ellis, Richard H. Converse, Roger N. Williams and Brian Williamson, eds. American Phytopathological Society. St. Paul MN. 100 pp. $69 1-800-328-7560.

Growing Raspberries in Wisconsinhttp://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/A1610.pdf

Raspberry and Blackberry Production Guide for the Northeast, Midwest and Eastern Canada. 2008. L. Bushway, M. Pritts and D. Handley, eds. Plant and Life Sciences Publishing (formerly NRAES). 157 pages (134 color photos) $37.  Order or download low resolution copy at: http://palspublishing.cals.cornell.edu/nra_order.taf?_function=detail&pr_id=171&_UserReference=52FF5204B2918649584F21B0

Perkins-Veazie, P. (2014). Blueberry. In USDA Handbook 66: The Commercial Storage of Fruits, Vegetables, and Florist and Nursery Stocks. USDA ARS. p. 530-532. Retrieved from https://www.ars.usda.gov/ARSUserFiles/oc/np/CommercialStorage/CommercialStorage.pdf#page=540

Perkins-Veazie, P., & Fernandez, G. (2013). Postharvest Handling and Storage of Blackberries and Raspberries. North Carolina State University.https://rubus.ces.ncsu.edu/rubus-postharvest-handling-and-storage-of-blackberries-and-raspberies/

 Pritts, M. (2013). Raspberries and Related Fruit. Cornell University.http://www.postharvest.biz/download/news/79270/6737/498813611/53682/cms/rasprelfru.pdf/

Samtani, J., & Kushad, M. (2015). A Longer Marketing Life for Blackberry and Raspberry Fruit. Virginia Cooperative Extension.http://pubs.ext.vt.edu/content/dam/pubs_ext_vt_edu/423/423-701/423-701-pdf.pdf


References for Grape:

Compendium of Grape Diseases, 2015. http://my.apsnet.org/ItemDetail?iProductCode=44792.   Wayne Wilcox, D. Gubler, and J. K. Uyemoto, editors. American Phytopathological Society. St. Paul, MN. 232 pp. $119.

Effective Vineyard Sppraying - A Practical Guide for Growers (2nd Edition). 2017. Andrew Landers - http://www.oescoinc.com/effective-vineyard-spraying-andrew-j-landers.html

Grape IPM in the Northeast. Cornell University Resource Center, 7 Cornell Business & Tech. Park, Ithaca NY 14850. 607-255-2080. $30

Growing Grapes in Wisconsin –  http://learningstore.uwex.edu/assets/pdfs/A1656.pdf 

New York and Pennsylvania Pest Management Recommendations for Grapes. Publications Distribution Center, The PennState Univ., 112 Ag. Admin. Bldg., University Park, PA 16802. 814-865-6713. $5.

Northern Grapes Project - This is an excellent compilation of resources for growing grapes in colder climates.  http://northerngrapesproject.org

Ontario Grape Crop IPM - http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/IPM/english/grapes/index.html

Table Grape Varieties for Cool Climates. 1993. Bruce Reisch, et al., Cornell Cooperative Extension, Finger Lakes Grape Program, 110 Court St., Penn Yan NY 14527. $4.75.

VineSmith Vineyard Spray Guides - $64 Order at: http://www.vinesmith.com/spray-guides/

Wine and Juice Grape Varieties for Cool Climates. 1993. Bruce Reisch, et al., Cornell Cooperative Extension, Finger Lakes Grape Program, 110 Court St., Penn Yan NY 14527. $4.75.

Wine Grape Production Guide for Eastern North America (2008) - Tony Wolf, et al. Order at: https://www.cornellstore.com/PALS-Wine-Grape-Production-Guide-NRAES-145


References for Currants, Gooseberries and other Unusual Small Fruits:

Currants and Gooseberries Culture Guide, 1997. Monique Audette and Michel Lareau, CPVQ, 845 rue Marie-Vicorin, Saint-Nicholas Quebec, Canada. G7A 3S8 (418)831-7474. $10

Currants, Gooseberries and Jostaberries, A Guide for Growers, Marketers, and Researchers in North America, 2005. Daniel Barney and Kim Hummer, Haworth Press. $34.95.

Growing Currants, Gooseberries, & Elderberries in Wisconsin - learningstore.uwex.edu/assets/pdfs/A1960.PDF

Growing and Marketing Elderberries in Missouri, 2012. P. Beyers et al. University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry. www.sare.org/Learning-Center/SARE-Project-Products/North-Central-SARE-Project-Products/Growing-and-Marketing-Elderberries-in-Missouri

The Lingonberry: a versatile Wild Cranberry, 1996. Richard St. Pierre. Dept. of Hort Science, Univ. of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada.

Lingonberry Production Guide for the Pacific Northwest, 2006. R. Penhallegon. Oregon State University. catalog.extension.oregonstate.edu/pnw583

Uncommon Fruits Worthy of Attention. 1991. Lee Reich. Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., Inc. $10.


Organic Small Fruit Production:

Strawberry -
ATTRA Organic Strawberry Production Guide - https://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/summary.php?pub=13
Cornell 2016 Organic Production and IPM Guide for Strawberries - https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/42890
Blueberry -
ATTRA Organic Blueberry Production Guide - https://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/summary.php?pub=14
Cornell 2016 Organic Production and IPM Guide for Blueberries - https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/42887
Raspberry/Blackberry -
ATTRA Organic Bramble Production Guide - https://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/summary.php?pub=15
Cornell 2016 Organic Production and IPM Guide for Raspberries & Blacberries - https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/42889
Grape-
ATTRA Organic Grape Production Guide - https://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/summary.php?pub=5
Cornell 2016 Organic Production and IPM Guide for Grapes - https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/42888
Ohio Organic Small Fruit Disease Mgt Guidelines - http://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/fruitpathology/organic/

Field Supplies

Beneficial Organisms (partial list)

Beneficial Insectary
9664 Tanqueray Ct.
Redding, CA 96003
Phone: (530) 226-6300/(800) 477-3715
Fax: (530)226-6310/(888) 472-0708
Email: info@insectary.com
Web site: www.insectary.com
Retail Web site: www.greenmethods.com

Biobest Biological Systems
P.O. Box 506
McFarland, CA 93250
Phone: (855) 224-6237
Fax: (661) 792-6880
Email: info@biobest-use.com
Web site: www.biobestgroup.com

Biocontrol Network
5116 Williamsburg Rd.
Brentwood, TN 37027
(800)441-2847
Website: http://www.biconet.com

IPM Laboratories, Inc.
980 Main Street
Locke, New York 13092
Phone: (315) 497-2063
FAX: (315) 497-3129
Email: ipminfo@ipmlabs.com
Website: www.ipmlabs.com

Koppert Biological Systems
28465 Beverly Road
Romulus, MI 48174
(734) 641-3763
e-mail: info@koppertonline.com
www.koppertonline.com

Rincon-Vitova Insectaries, Inc.
P.O. Box 1555
Ventura, CA 93002
Phone: (805) 643-5407/(800) 248-2847
Fax: (805) 643-6267
Email: bugnet@rinconvitova.com
Website: www.rinconvitova.com

IPM Traps, Lures, and Baits (partial list)

Great Lakes IPM
10220 Church St., NE
Vestaburg, MI 48891
(517)268-5693
http://www.greatlakesipm.com/

Gempler’s, Inc
211 Blue Mounds Rd., P.O. Box 270
Mr. Horeb, WI 53572
(800)332-6744
http://www.gemplers.com/

IPM Laboratories, Inc.
980 Main Street
Locke, New York 13092
Phone: (315) 497-2063
FAX: (315) 497-3129
Email: ipminfo@ipmlabs.com
Website: www.ipmlabs.com

Trece, Inc.
7569 Highway 28 West
P.O. Box 129
Adair, OK 74330
(866)785-1313
http://www.trece.com

Various Field Supplies

Orchard Equipment and Supply Co. (OESCO) (for hand tools, sprayer equipment and replacement supplies, respirators and personal protection equipment, and other farm supplies)
P.O. Box 540. Rte. 116
Conway, MA 01341
(800)634-5557
https://www.oescoinc.com/

BioQuip Products (for aspirators, sweep nets, beating sheets, vials, magnifiers, and other collection supplies)
17803 LaSalle Avenue
Gardena, CA 90248
(310)324-0620
http://www.bioquip.com/default.asp

Forestry Suppliers, Inc. (for magnifiers, optivisors, tally counters, and other field supplies)
P.O. Box 8397
Jackson, MI 39284
(800)752-8460
http://www.forestry-suppliers.com/

Bird-X, Inc. (scare devices, balloons, reflective tape, netting)
300 N. Elizabeth St.
Chicago, IL 60607
(800)860-0473
http://www.bird-x.com

Irrigation Supplies and Equipment

Brookdale Irrigation Supplies (drip irrigation supplies and design)
Trevor Hardy
41 Broad St.
Hollis, NH, 03049
(603)465-2240 x 3
tractortrv@aol.com
www.brookdalefruitfarm.com/irrigation/

Belle Terre Irrigation (drip irrigation supplies and design)
8142 Champlin Rd.
Sodus, NY 14551
(866)478-3747
http://www.dripsupply.com/

Charles W. Harris Co., Inc (drip irrigation supplies and design)
72 Tower Hill Rd.
Brimfield, MA 01010
(413)668-5006
jbpeeler@tmlp.com

Pollinators

Crown Bees
13410 NE 177th Place
Woodinville, WA, 98072
425-949-7954
email: info@crownbees.com
Website: http://crownbees.com

Koppert Biological Systems, Inc.
8465 Beverly Road
Romulus, MI 48174-2497
(734) 641-3763
http://www.koppertonline.com

The Green Spot Ltd.
93 Priest Rd.
Nottingham, NH 03290
(603)942-8925
http://greenmethods.com/site/

Entomo-Logic, Inc.
21323 232nd St. SE
Monroe, WA 98272-8982
(425) 280-0423
http://www.entomologic.com

International Pollination Systems USA
16645 Plum Rd.
Caldwell, ID 83605
208-990-1390
http://www.pollination.com/