Agricultural Pest Control, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Organic Pest Control

Important Pests of Citrus in Asia

There are a large number of pests which attack citrus. They range in size from the large longicorn beetle, to tiny mites and aphids which can hardly be seen at all without a magnifying glass. There is not enough space in this book to show all the pests which attack citrus trees in Asian countries...
Citrus Production: A Manual for Asian Farmers
Food & Fertilizer Technology Center

Mortality Factors of the Avocado Lace Bug, Pseudacysta Perseae (Heteroptera: Tingidae), in Florida

The avocado lace bug (ALB), Pseudacysta perseae (Heidemann) (Heteroptera:Tingidae), is a pest of avocado, Persea americana, in Florida, the Caribbean Basin, California and northern South America. Different biotic mortality factors, i.e., the egg parasitoids Erythmelus (Erythmelus) klopomor, a new...
Jorge E. Peña
R. E. Duncan
W. J. Roltsch
D. Carrillo
Florida Entomologist

Insect and mite pests on eggplant: a field guide for indentification and management

This field guide contains information on the major insect and mites damaging eggplant. The biology of each species is discussed. Detailed photographs showing damage symptoms allow for rapid identification of pest and disease problems. For each pest, IPM strategies for the topics are outlined. This...
R. Srinivasan
AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center

Codling Moth Management in Apple

The Codling Moth is the most serious insect pest of apple in the Midwest because the larvae feed inside the apple, leaving an unsightly hole that can promote internal rotting. Because growers have a low tolerance (<1%) for codling moth injury (more than one damaged fruit in 100 is usually...
Bruce Barrett
Mark Gleason
Sara Helland
Mohammad Babadoost
Richard Weinzierl
Iowa State University

Safer Tomato Production Techniques

A field guide for soil fertility and pest management This guide provides comprehensive information for tomato growers and extension staff on healthy seedling production, application of balanced and optimum quantities of organic fertilizers, and management of major insect and mite pests and...
R. Srinivasan
AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center

Lavado de Ropa Contaminada con Pesticidas

Los tipos de ropa tradicional usados para trabajar absorben pesticidas y los mantienen cerca de la piel. Aumentando la posibilidad de que el pesticida sea absorbido por la piel. La ropa puede ser descontaminada, pero se recomienda que use equipo de protección personal para mantener los...
The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University

Aspectos bioecológicos y de control de Xylosandrus compactus (Eichhoff) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae), plaga de Myrciaria dubia Mc Vaugh en la Amazonía peruana

El trabajo se desarrolló en el período comprendido entre los meses de abril de 1998 a febrero del 2000, en áreas próximas a la ciudad de Iquitos. Se determinó y comparó la tasa de infestación ocasionada por Xylosandrus compactus (Eichhoff) sobre...
Cesar Delgado
Guy Couturier
Revista Peruana de Entomología

Toxicity of Neem (Azadirachta indica) Seed Cake to Larvae of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae), and Its Parasitoid, Diachasmimorpha longicaudata (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)

The objective of this study was to evaluate the interaction of Diachasmimorpha longicaudata (Ashmead) parasitism and the toxicity of neem seed cake (NSC) on survival of Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), the Mediterranean fruit fly (medfly). Groups of 1600 - 1700 third instar C. capitata larvae were...
Clarice Diniz Alvarenga
Wesley Mota França
Teresinha Augusta Giustolin
Beatriz Aguiar Jordäo Paranhos
Gleidyane Novais Lopes
Patrícia Leite Cruz
Paulo Roberto Ramos Barbosa
Florida Entomologist

Pesticide Safety Tips for the Workplace and Farm

Youʼve heard it before: THE LABEL IS THE LAW! It is considered a legal document that provides the applicator with specific information on use, environmental precautions, and personal protective equipment requirements. When pesticide label directions are followed correctly, pests are controlled...
Fred Whitford
Andrew Martin
Joe Becovitz
Arlene Blessing
Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service

Módulo de entrenamiento: Exposición a Pesticidas

Objetivo: Conocer los tipos y causas de exposición a pesticidas y cómo prevenir las exposiciones. Discuta cómo el equipo personal de protección puede proteger al aplicador de los diferentes tipos de exposiciones. Los módulos: Equipo Protector de Pesticidas y Leer...
OSU Agricultural Safety Program
The Ohio State University