NC State Extension

NC Grapes

Crop Profile

  • Grapes Crop Profile
    General production information, cultural practices, worker activities, insect, mite, and nematode pests and their control, diseases and their control, non-chemical pest management measures, weed management are detailed in the profile.

Pest Management Strategic Plan

  • Grapes PMSP
    PMSP from a 2012 workshop to gather input from growers, wine grape Extension specialists, and Extension agents from Virginia and North Carolina in order to identify critical pest management needs in the wine grape industry. The PMSP outlines the management practices used in vineyards along with the pests and diseases that are most troubling to the wine grape industry and community.

IPM Elements

Production

  • Muscadine Grapes (NCSU)
    Website with information on production, pest management, marketing, cultivars, and freeze damage. On the muscadine resources page a list of Extension Specialists is included along with additional publications of interest.
  • Bunch Grape Grower Information (Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium)
  • Muscadine Grower Information (Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium)

Diseases

Insects

Weeds

  • Southeast Regional Bunch Grape Integrated Management Guide
    A guide from the Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium that addresses disease, insect and weed control for bunch grapes, providing information on specific pests, problems and recommended treatment programs, including spray rates.
  • Southeast Regional Muscadine Grape Integrated Management Guide 
    A guide from the Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium that addresses disease, insect and weed control for Muscadine grapes, providing information on specific pests, problems and recommended treatment programs, including spray rates and cultural practices.

Publications

  • North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual
    The manual has ten main sections:
    I. Pesticide use and safety information
    II. Chemical application equipment
    III. How to send specimens for disease, insect, and weed identification
    IV. Fertilizer use
    V. Insect control
    VI. Insect and disease control of fruits
    VII. Chemical weed control
    VIII. Plant growth regulators
    IX. Animal damage control
    X. Disease control
    Detailed information on controlling pests of field crops, forage crops, grains, fruits, vegetables, ornamentals, turf, landscape, nursery, livestock, poultry, home garden, communities, and industrial sites is included.
  • Online AG Publications (NCSU)
    A list of publications including the titles, “Drought advisory for Small Fruits and Grapes”, “Grapes”, “Grapes and Berries”, “Mid-Atalntic Wine Grape Grower’s Guide” and “Wine-Grape Reference for North Carolina”.
  • Muscadine Grapes Pest Management (NCSU)
    Additional notes and articles on disease and insect and weed management.
  • Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium
    This website has a variety of production publications on bunch and Muscadine grapes and includes a list of regional experts and issues of Small Fruit News.

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Written By

Photo of Carol HicksCarol HicksFormer Extension Coordinator cbhicks@ncsu.eduCenter for Integrated Pest Management - NC State University
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