Control de Plagas Agrícolas, Manejo Integrado de Plagas (MIP), Control Orgánico Plagas

Evaluación de los efectos de la composición de la dieta artificial para la cría de Diatraea saccharalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) y Cotesia flavipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)

El control biológico aumentativo de Diatrae saccharalis Fabricius (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) requiere la cría masiva del parasitoide Cotesia flavipes Cameron (Braconidae: Microgastrinae) y por ello, es necesario el desarrollo de dietas artificiales eficientes. El objetivo fue examinar...
Carmen Reguilón
Pilar Medina Pereyra
Mariano Ordano
Analía Salvatore
María Verónica Barros
Elitamara Morsoletto Santos
María Aparecida Vicente Cano
Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Argentina

Situaciones que pueden provocar la intoxicación del cultivo con un plaguicida

Las razones por las cuales puede presentarse un daño en un cultivo provocado por una intoxicación con agroquímicos son muy variadas; analicemos las más frecuentes. Contenidos: Sobredosis accidental Contaminación del equipo Arrastre de la aplicaci...
Alfredo Durán Quirós
Dennis Mora Acedo
Universidad de Costa Rica

Efectividad de algunos insecticidas para el control de Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) en tomate, Solanum lycopersicum L.

Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) representa un importante problema fitosanitario en tomate, principalmente por la transmisión de enfermedades causadas por Begomovirus. Con fines de manejo se establecieron plantas de tomate, previamente infestadas con B. tabaci, en macetas bajo...
Laer Flores-Alaña
Francis Geraud-Pouey
Dorys T. Chirinos
Luis Meléndez-Ramírez

Organic Vegetable IPM Guide

Interest in nonchemical pest control has increased over the past several years. To some people, this means the same as “organic farming,” which implies nature’s way. But in this publication, we talk about controlling pests without chemicals, or at least fewer chemicals. This...
Rick Snyder
Blake Layton
David Ingram
Pat Harris
James H. Jarratt
Frank Killebrew
John D. Byrd
Mississippi State University

Bean disease and pest identification and management

The production of the common bean ( Phaseolus vulgaris L ) is influenced by many biotic and abiotic factors that interact during its growing cycle. Diseases are some of the major biotic factors affecting bean production. Most of the organisms causing these diseases are seed-borne arising from...
Robin Buruchara
Clare Mukankusi
Kwasi Ampofo
International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)

Southeastern U.S. Vegetable Crop Handbook

  This handbook is comprised of up-to-the-minute, research-based information developed from research and Extension projects conducted throughout the Southeastern United States. The key idea behind this handbook is to provide you with a practical, single source resource that conveniently fits...
Southeastern Vegetable Extension Workers (SEVEW) Group
Southeastern Vegetable Extension Workers (SEVEW) Group

Guide to Seed Potato Diseases, Pests and Defects

  Seed potato certification is the process of assuring the quality of seed potatoes being marketed, usually done nationally according to regulated standards. Planting healthy seed potatoes is a key factor in maximizing the production of usable potatoes for consumption or processing. The United...
Agricultural Standards Unit UNECE
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Integrated Management of Sweetpotato Weevil (Cylas puncticollis (B.)) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) at Chano Dorga, Southern Ethiopia

  Sweet Potato Weevil (SPW) (Cylas puncticollis) (B.) is a destructive pest of sweet potato in Ethiopia. It causes severe damage to the tuber and infested tuber further produce bitter taste becoming unsuitable for human consumption and animal feed. This problem calls for C. puncticollis...
Worku Wolde
Emana Getu
Waktole Sori
Asian Journal of Agricultural Research

Development of virulence to Meloidogyne incognita on resistant pepper rootstocks

The root-knot nematode (RKN) Meloidogyne incognita is a major soil parasite of pepper crops in greenhouses in Southeast Spain. Due to the limitations of the use of soil fumigants, grafting plants on resistant rootstocks (R-rootstocks) has become an important alternative to chemical nematicides....
C. Ros Ibáñez
Lee Robertson
Maria del Carmen Martinez-Lluch
Ana Cano-García
Alfredo Lacasa-Plasencia
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research

Sustainable Pest Management in Greenhouses and High Tunnels

Growers using greenhouses in which temperature, light and relative humidity are controlled have relied for many years on releases of natural enemies to manage aphids, thrips and two-spotted spider mites. However, many of the natural enemies used to manage these pests in heated structures are too...
Judson Reid
Kathryn Klotzbach