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

Toxic and repellent effect of harmal (Peganum harmala L.) acetonic extract on several aphids and Tribolium castaneum (Herbst)

To reduce the dependence on the sometimes unwise use of synthetic pesticides in fruit and vegetable plantations, the toxicity and repellence of Peganum harmala L. (Zygophyllaceae) acetonic seed extract was assayed against several insect pests. For contact toxicity, 3- to 4-d-old individuals of...
Elham Salari
Kamal Ahmadi
Reza Zamani Dehyaghobi
Amin Purhematy
Haji Mohammad Takalloozadeh
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research

Manejo Integral de Plagas del Champiñón

  En éste manual nos hemos enfocado a las plagas más importantes por su mayor potencial para reducir el rendimiento y la calidad del champiñón. El manual está pensado para los cultivadores, así como para los investigadores, tanto como una herramienta...
P. Coles
S. Fleischer
W. Barber
D. Rinker
S. Whitney
C. Keil
D. Beyer
P. Wuest
P. Romaine
The Pennsylvania State University

Mushroom Integrated Pest Management

In this handbook we have addressed the most important pest organisms with the potential to reduce mushroom yield and quality. The handbook is intended for growers, as well as researchers, as both an educational tool and a reference manual. Recommendations presented here are not intended to bind...
P. Coles
S. Fleischer
W. Barber
D. Rinker
S. Whitney
C. Keil
D. Beyer
P. Wuest
P. Romaine
The Pennsylvania State University

Tubo de Muestreo “El Chucho”

    Las dos herramientas más importantes y fundamentales para el técnico de campo son una lupa y un tubo para muestreo de suelo. Para llevar a cabo las tareas de supervisión de un cultivo en el campo se debe prestar atención al estado general del cultivo. Para...
Fundación Hondureña de Investigación Agrícola

Improving the management of mealybugs (Pseudococcidae) in apple orchards

Mealybug infestations in New Zealand apples declined when integrated fruit production was implemented in the late 1990s. In Hawke's Bay, however, mealybugs have recently become an increasing problem. The mean incidence of mealybugs at harvest increased from 1.7% in 2008 to 2.2% in 2010. In...
P.L. Lo
J.T.S. Walker
T.M. Fraser
D.W. Manktelow
New Zealand Plant Protection Society

Efficacy of Selected Insecticides for Management of the Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle on Wine Grapes Near Harvest

  As one component of an Integrated Pest Management program for Midwestern wine grapes, we examined the efficacy of several insecticides on adults of the multicolored Asian lady beetle, Harmonia axyridis (Pallas) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). For field trials, percentages of clusters with at...
T. L. Galvan
E. C. Burkness
W. D. Hutchison
Plant Management Network

Evaluación de alternativas para la protección de semilleros de tomate (Lycopersicum esculentum Mill) contra el ataque del complejo mosca blanca (Bemisia tabaci, Gennadius)-Geminivirus

  Con el objetivo de evaluar alternativas de protección físicas y químicas de semilleros de tomate, se llevó a cabo un ensayo en el Municipio de Tisma, Masaya; en el período comprendido entre mayo y septiembre del año 2007. Los tratamiento evaluados...
Edgardo Jiménez-Martínez
Victor Sandino-Díaz
Victor Hugo Rodríguez-Salguera
José Luis Morales-Blandón
Universidad Nacional Agraria - Nicaragua

Inhibition of Oviposition by Neem Extract: A Behavioral Perspective for the Control of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae)

The behavioral inhibitory effect of methanol extracts from neem leaves (Azadirachta indica A. Juss) at different concentrations (0, 10,000, 18,000, 32,000 and 56,000 ppm) was evaluated using naïve and experienced medflies (Ceratitis capitata (Wied.)) ovipositing on the fruits of grape cv....
Márcio Alves Silva
Gerane Celly Dias Bezerra-Silva
José Djair Vendramim
Thiago Mastrangelo
Florida Entomologist

Greenhouse IPM Manual with an Emphasis on Biocontrols

  This manual enables growers to develop a practical management strategy within the production constrains of their own greenhouses. Experience has shown that growers using IPM/biocontrol systems have been able to increase crop quality and yield. The program also reduces pesticide resistance in...
Cathy Thomas
R.A. Dunn
Gary W. Moorman
Ruth Welliver
The Pennsylvania State University

Susceptibility of kiwifruit shelter species to two armoured scale insects

The relative susceptibility to greedy and latania scale of 21 tree species used as kiwifruit shelter was determined using laboratory and shade house bioassays. The bioassays confirmed the general susceptibility of most of the willow and poplar selections, but showed that some selections had good...
N.A. Mauchline
M.G. Hill
K.A. Stannard
Q.G. Zhuang
New Zealand Plant Protection Society