Friday Sep 17, 2021
The WSU Potato DAS Alerts are relevant to potato production in the Columbia Basin in Washington. If you would like to subscribe to our alerts, click HERE and select Potato DAS. September 1...
Crowder Highlights How DAS Can Trim Production Costs
Thursday Sep 16, 2021
As originally appeared in, Pacific Northwest Ag Network - 11th August 2021, Interview with Dr. David Crowder. In an effort to help tree fruit growers save on their operating costs, 15 years ago Was...
Potato Psyllid Phenology Model
Thursday Sep 02, 2021
Temperature-based phenology models can be used to forecast the life cycles of insects because their development is largely dependent on the temperatures they experience. If you know how many heat unit...
What is DAS?
A collaborative project between WSU Extension and the WSU Agricultural Research Center, as well as the University of Idaho.
The WSU-Potato DAS is a web-based platform designed to transfer time-sensitive information to decision makers in the potato industry. This platform features spatial models of insect pests, allowing for better anticipation of highly mobile pest populations. It also runs models for some insect pests to estimate the current status of the issue and provides links to appropriate management and pesticide considerations.