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CBB Observations from Coffee Talk on 08.03.11/updated 10.03.11

CBB Observations 1. Multiple Applications of Botanigard/Mycotrol are required for control. 2. Fungus Works! 3. One ounce Fungus in 4 gallons of H20 may be sufficient. 4. Don’t put infested cherry in white plastic bags. Is not effective. USE heavy duty black garbage bags that should be tied securely and then left in the sun to bake the infected cherry. ... Read More »

Hawaii Board of Agriculture Changes for B.Bassiana Documents

Received, March 8, 2011 TO: Kona Coffee Farmers Association This is to inform you that the Hawaii Department of Agriculture is seeking comments regarding the proposed Board of Agriculture order to change the list placement of Beauveria bassiana GHA by deleting B. bassiana GHA from the List of Restricted Microorganisms (Part A) and adding B. bassiana GHA on the List ... Read More »

B. bassiana fungus

update 12/18/2010 by Melanie Bondera Thank you for all your feedback and input! We’ve sent the fungus off to several labs for identification. Farmers should go out and collect any b. bassiana fungus from their own farms before the harvest season ends and there are no more coffee cherries. Here’s my suggested collection procedure. Find coffee cherries with CBB, which ... Read More »