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

Potencial del Control Biológico en el Manejo de las Plagas de la Yuca

El control biológico, en sentido ecológico y considerado como fase del control natural, puede definirse como la regulación de la densidad de población de un organismo por enemigos naturales (parásitos, predatores o patógenos) a un nivel más bajo del...
Elsa L. Melo
Clayuca

Ionizing Irradiation Quarantine Treatment Against Sweet Potato Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

An ionizing irradiation quarantine treatment of 165 Gy was approved by the California Department of Agriculture against sweetpotato weevil, Cylas formicarius elegantulus (Summers), infesting sweetpotatoes from Florida. The first commercial shipment was made in May, 2000. At ³ 400 Gy, ‘...
Guy J. Hallman
Florida Entomologist

Plant Pest Control

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification and Recertification Study Manual Pest identification and knowledge of pest control measures are necessary for the commercial applicator to apply and recommend economic pest treatment. This training manual provides you with information on insect...
H. Leroy Brooks
F. Robert Henderson
Dennis K. Kuhlman
Erick B. Nilson
Paul Ohlenbusch
Ned Tisserat
William G. Willis
Kansas State University Extension

Eradication of Sweet Potato Weevil, Cylas Formicarius Fabricius from Muroto City, Kochi, Japan

The sweetpotato weevil, Cylas formicarius Fabricius (SPW), is one of the most serious pests of the sweetpotato, Ipomoea batatas (L.) LAM., and is widely distributed throughout the world. In the 1900's, the SPW invaded Okinawa and spread to the northern islands of Amami (1940) and Tokara (...
Kazuhiro Komi
Food & Fertilizer Technology Center, Taiwan

Manejo de Plagas de la Yuca

El manejo de plagas de la yuca se debe basar, fundamentalmente, en el control biológico, en la resistencia de la planta hospedante y en el empleo de práctica culturales. Estos eslabones de la cadena de control integrado han tenido un papel importante en los programas de manejo de...
Anthony C. Bellotti
Bernardo Arias V.
Jesús A. Reyes Q.
Clayuca

Pesticide Application Training

This is a self-teaching manual. At the end of each major section is a list of study questions to check your understanding of the subject matter. By each question in parenthesis is the page number on which the answer to that question can be found. This will help you in checking your answers. These...
Sharon M. Dobesh
Donald C. Cress
Robert Bowden
H. Leroy Brooks
F. Robert Henderson
Dennis K. Kuhlman
Dallas Peterson
Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station

Ecology of the Insect Vectors of Citrus Systemic Diseases and Their Control in Taiwan

This Bulletin discusses the ecology of the Asiatic citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) in relation to epidemics of greening disease of citrus. The citrus brown aphid (Toxoptera citricidus) is briefly mentioned, together with control measures against both vectors. The female psyllid lays eggs only...
Chiou-nan Chen
Food & Fertilizer Technology Center, Taiwan

Pérdidas en Rendimiento del Cultivo de Yuca Causadas por Insectos y Acaros

Las plagas de la yuca comprenden un amplio rango de artrópodos (Bellotti y Schoonhoven, 1978); según la etapa de desarrollo del cultivo en que atacan (fenología del cultivo) se pueden dividir en cuatro categorías: Las que atacan el material de 'siembra'...
Anthony C. Bellotti
Bernardo Arias V.
Octavio Vargas H.
Jorge E. Peña
Clayuca

Insectos y Ácaros Dañinos a la Yuca y su Control

La yuca es una especie originaria del neotrópico, lo mismo que su cultivo; sin embargo, el lugar exacto de origen es discutible (Allem, 1994; Renvoize, 1973). Esta es la razón, según Bellotti et al. (1994), de que una gran diversidad de artrópodos registrados ataquen el...
Anthony C. Bellotti
Bernardo Arias V.
Octavio Vargas H.
Jesús A. Reyes Q.
José María Guerrero
Clayuca

Control of Two-Spotted Spider Mite (Tetranychus Urticae) by a Predatory Mite (Phytoseiulus Persimilis)

A mass rearing technique for the predatory mite, Phytoseiulus persimilis Athias-Henriot, was successfully developed and used in five local Agricultural Extension Centers and by two commercial strawberry growers in Korea. Currently, biological control of the two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus...
Yong-Heon Kim
National Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology (NIAST), RDA Korea