Producing high quality hops requires careful attention to numerous insect, disease, and weed pests, as well as horticultural practices that may worsen or suppress these pests. The damage these organisms may cause ranges from insignificant to complete loss from reduced yield or diminished quality that can render hops unusable.
The links below are resources that will provide growers, consultants, extension personnel, and other pest managers with current, science-based information on identification and management of arthropod pests, beneficial organisms, diseases, and weeds affecting hops in the United States.
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- Crop Profile for Hops in Washington, Washington State University
- Field Guide for Integrated Pest Management in Hops, Oregon State University, University of Idaho, USDA Agricultural Research Service, and Washington State University
- Compendium of Hop Diseases and Pests, APSnet
- An Online Guide to Plant Disease Control, Oregon State University Extension
- Hop and Hop Pest Management, University of Idaho
- Insects in Hops, Nikki Rothwell, Michigan State University Extension
- Identifying natural enemies, Michigan State University Department of Entomology