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

Phosphine fumigation to disinfest kiwifruit

Global use of phosphine as a fumigant has increased in response to the need to replace methyl bromide, and with the improved formulations, ECO2FUME® and VAPORPH3OS®. Phosphine is registered as a postharvest fumigant on kiwifruit in New Zealand and has been used commercially to reduce the...
L.E. Jamieson
N.E.M Page-Weir
A Chhagan
D.W. Brash
D. Klementz
B.L. Bycroft
P.G. Connolly
B.C. Waddell
R. Gilbertson
F. Bollen
A.B. Woolf
New Zealand Plant Protection Society

Manual Práctico de cadena productiva del cultivo de Quinua

Contenido: Cultivo de quinua Variedades Rotación de cultivos y requerimientos Preparación del terreno y siembra Sistema de preparación del terreno Densidad de siembra Desinfección de semilla Fertilización y abonamiento...
Juan P. Silva Castañeda
Tomás Guillén Valencia
Luis F. Córdova Meza
William Salazar Carhuamaca
Efraín Sedano Fernández
Santos H. Cajahuanca Camarena
Marleni Arrieta Jerí
Cáritas Huancavelica

High Tunnel Integrated Pest Management (IPM): Insects and Mites

Integrated pest management (IPM) is an approach to dealing with pest problems that relies upon a variety of tactics to maintain pest numbers below economic levels. Any good IPM program begins with prevention, but may progress to use of pesticides or introduced biological controls as circumstances...
Cathy E. Thomas
Eric P. Burkhart
Terrance T. Nennich
University of Minnesota

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