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Comparing Degree Day Tracking Sources for Navel Orangeworm Generation Flight Prediction - Semios
Degree day tracking is a common integrated pest management (IPM) practice used to predict the phenology of orchard pests such as navel orangeworm (NOW) (Amyelois transitella). Degree days are used to predict navel orangeworm generations and egg hatch, allowing growers to target vulnerable life-stages (e.g., young larvae) with insecticide applications. To do so, degree days are accumulated from …