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

Resource Guide for Organic Insect and Disease Management

The Guide is divided into three sections. The first section provides cultural information and management practices for a number of important vegetable crop groups. For each family, key pests and disease problems are described. Cultural methods and management practices that will help control each...
Brian Caldwell
Eric Sideman
Abby Seaman
Anthony Shelton
Christine Smart
Cornell University

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers

Contents: Soils and Fertility Soil Testing Petiole Sap Testing Fertilizer Application Methods Liming and Soil pH Chemigation Management Organic Matter and Cover Crops Transplants Transplant Production Transplant Containers Seeding and Growing...
Dan Egel
Ricky Foster
Elizabeth Maynard
Rick Weinzierl
Mohammad Babadoost
Patrick O’Malley
Ajay Nair
Raymond Cloyd
Cary Rivard
Megan Kennelly
Bill Hutchison
Sanjun Gu
Robert J. Precheur
Celeste Welty
Douglas Doohan
Sally Miller
University of Illinois Extension, Purdue Extension, Iowa State University Extension, Kansas State University Research, University of Minnesota Extension, University of Missouri Extension, and Ohio State University Extension

Investigation on the suitable isolate and medium for production of Bacillus thuringiensis

  Bacillus thuringiensis bioinsecticide has been widely used on crops worldwide to replace chemical pesticides. B. thuringiensis production by solid-state fermentation requires less capital investment and modest technical skills. The method is often considered unsuitable for growth of aerobic...
Rasoul Marzban
Journal of Biopesticides

Effect of Several Vegetable Combinations on The Population of Bemisia tabaci (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) Under Glasshouse Conditions

  The whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) has become one of the most important agricultural pests and virus vectors of agricultural and ornamental crops in Malaysia. The objective of this research was to study the effect of combinations among four different vegetable plants; chilli Capsicum...
S.A.A. Mansour
M.N. Mohamad Roff
Khalid A. Saad
Y. Mohd Hanifah
Ismail Abuzid
A.B. Idris
Academic Journal of Entomology

Midwest Tree Fruit Spray Guide

  Revised annually, this guide provides spraying schedules for insect and disease pests of apple, pear, cherry, peach and plum trees. You will find safety tips, hints for figuring chemical application rates, and discussions about most pests that attack Missouri fruit trees. The guide's...
University of Illinois Extension
Purdue Extension
Iowa State University Extension
Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service
University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service
University of Missouri
Missouri State University
Ohio State University Extension
University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Service
University of Arkansas
Midwest Fruit Workers Group

Midwest Small Fruit and Grape Spray Guide

    The pest management recommendations in this guide have been formulated to provide you up-todate information on pesticides and their applicability to your problem. It is suggested that you use this information to set up your own spray program. You should keep accurate records of...
Collaboration from 12 U.S. Universities
Collaboration from 12 U.S. Universities

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