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

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

Effect of Sex, Reproductive Maturity Stage and Trap Placement on Attraction of the Blueberry Maggot Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) to Sphere and Pherocon AM Traps

We compared the performance of 9 cm diameter green spheres and red spheres and Pherocon AM traps, all baited with the same mixture of ammonium acetate and protein hydrolysate, in attracting blueberry maggot flies, Rhagoletis mendax Curran, of different reproductive maturity stages and sex. We...
Luís A. F. Teixeira
Sridhar Polavarapu
Florida Entomologist

Trap-Lure Combinations for Surveillance of Anastrepha Fruit Flies (Dipetera: Tephritidae

Trap/lure combinations were tested against populations of Anastrepha suspensa (Loew) and Anastrepha ludens (Loew) as substitutes for the traditional glass McPhail trap. Open-bottom, plastic traps baited with a two component synthetic lure (ammonium acetate and putrescine) caught as many and...
Donald B Thomas
Timothy C, Holler
Robert R. Heath
Elma J. Salinas
Amy L. Moses
Florida Entomologist