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

Pesticide Information and Safety

2010 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide Under the state’s Pesticide Use and Applicator law, certain pesticides are restricted and can be obtained and used only by: Applicators or public operators licensed by the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Individuals obtaining a user’s permit...
Robert J. Precheur
Mark Bennett
Brad Bergefurd
Luis Cañas
David Francis
Gary Gao
Casey Hoy
Jim Jasinski
Mark Koenig
Matt Kleinhenz
Hal Kneen
Ohio State University Extension

Biological Control of Insect Pests in Japan: Control of Multiple Pests of Tea, and Spider Mites in Greenhouses

In Japan, there is growing public concern about the excessive use of agricultural chemicals. Growers have become interested in the use of natural enemies in pest management programs. This paper introduces two examples of pest management using natural enemies in Japan. In the production of tea,...
Akio Takafuji
Hiroshi Amano
Chiba University, Japan

Biointensive Integrated Pest Management

This publication provides the rationale for biointensive Integrated Pest Management (IPM), outlines the concepts and tools of biointensive IPM, and suggests steps and provides informational resources for implementing IPM. It is targeted to individuals interested in agriculture at all levels....
Rex Dufour
ATTRA

2010 Florida Citrus Pest Management Guide: Nematodes

Integrated pest management (IPM) for nematodes requires: 1) determining whether pathogenic nematodes are present within the grove; 2) determining whether nematode population densities are high enough to cause economic loss; and 3) selecting a profitable management option. Attempting to manage...
L.W. Duncan
J.W. Noling
R.N. Inserra
University of Florida IFAS Extension

Bio-Fertilizers and Bio-Pesticides Research and Development at UPLB

  With the establishment of the National Institutes of Biotechnology and Applied Microbiology (BIOTECH), University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) researches were done to look for cheaper and locally available but efficient substitutes or supplements to inorganic fertilizer, such...
Pio A. Javier
Marilyn B. Brown
University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB)
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Classical biological control of the papaya mealybug, Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in the Republic of Palau

The papaya mealybug (PM), Paracoccus marginatus Williams and Granara de Willink (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), a pest in Central America and the Caribbean, was noted to have established on Palau in March 2003 and was causing serious damage to papaya, plumeria, hibiscus, and other plants. The...
R. Muniappan
D. E. Meyerdirk
F. M. Sengebau
D. D. Berringer
G. V. P. Reddy
Florida Entomologist

Integrated Insect, Mite and Disease Management on Vegetable Crops

2010 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide IPM, to many people, means integrated insect and mite pest management. These are not the only pest problems. Plant pathogens and weeds are pests that can cause severe injury to most field and greenhouse-grown vegetable crops. A better term for IPM is integrated...
Robert J. Precheur
Mark Bennett
Brad Bergefurd
Luis Cañas
David Francis
Gary Gao
Casey Hoy
Jim Jasinski
Mark Koenig
Matt Kleinhenz
Hal Kneen
Ohio State University Extension

2010 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide: Handling Pesticides

Suggestions on Pesticide Application: Cover foliage uniformly, including undersides of leaves; improper application of the material to foliage results in poor insect and disease control. The use of spray adjuvants (additives) may improve the performance of pesticides in some cases. Adjuvants...
Robert J. Precheur
Mark Bennett
Brad Bergefurd
Luis Cañas
David Francis
Gary Gao
Casey Hoy
Jim Jasinski
Mark Koenig
Matt Kleinhenz
Hal Kneen
Ohio State University Extension

Use of Natural Enemies to Control Pests on Deciduous Fruit Trees

The use of pheromone traps to control lepidopteran pests on deciduous fruit trees opened new possibilities for IPM programs to control spider mites in Japan. The non-selective pesticides formerly used to control harmful moth larvae also wiped out native natural enemies of spider mites. Now that...
Hiroshi Amano
Akio Takafuji
Kyoto University

Area-Wide Control of the Oriental Fruit FLY and Melon FLY in Taiwan

Area-wide control have been tested for the oriental fruit fly (Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel, OFF) and melon fly (Bactrocera cucurbitae Coquillett) in Taiwan. The control tactics depend mainly on methyl eugenol, Cuelure, and protein bait containing spinosad. The non-chemical efforts are concentrated...
Tze-chung Huang
Edward Y. Cheng
Ching-Hua Kao
Yu-Bing Hwang
Ming-Yao Chiang
Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute