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  • California Wine Grape Growers: Begin Mealybug Monitoring

    At the Hickman, CA, Grow More Experience site, we have begun to see increased activity from mealybugs, a common insect in wine grapes in this area of California. When mealybugs feed on wine grapes, they damage the grape and leave behind a sticky honeydew residue that causes mold to grow and attracts ants. In a few places at the Hickman site, ants were beginning to infest the area where mealybugs had damaged the grapes on…

This agronomic image shows chardonnay grapes.