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Midwest Tree Fruit Spray Guide 2010

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This guide includes handling pesticides, safety tips, spray volume and rate calculations, calibrations, dilute spraying, low-volume spraying, spray adjuvants among other topics. Also includes spray schedule for apple, pear, cherry, peach, and plum. Efficacy of selected insecticides, acaricides, and fungicides. Restricted-Entry Intervals (REI) and Pre-harvest interval (PHI) for fungicides and insecticides. Weed control and herbicide recommendations for apple, pear, peach, nectarine, plum, and cherry.

Authors: 
Midwest Fruit Workers Group
Publisher: 
Midwest Fruit Workers Group
Year: 
2010

Agricultural Respiratory Protective Equipment

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Many harmful air-borne contaminants exist on farms and ranches, e.g., pesticides, dusts, anhydrous ammonia, etc. Protection from air-borne contaminants can be achieved in several ways.

Authors: 
M. Legault
Authors: 
P.D. Ayers
Authors: 
S.K. McDonald
Publisher: 
Colorado State University Extension
Year: 
2007

Carbon Dioxide Fumigation Technique to Control Insect Pests in Stored Products

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Authors: 
Department of Agriculture, Thailand
Publisher: 
Department of Agriculture, Thailand
Year: 
2004

A Sustainable Pest Management Strategy for Sweetpotato Weevil in Cuba: A Success Story

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Sweetpotato is one of the most important staple foods in Cuba, covering around 60,000 ha each year. The potential to increase sweetpotato production is limited by damage from the sweetpotato weevil. The weevil is present in all provinces of Cuba, causing up to 45% damage in the absence of control measures.

Authors: 
A. Lagnaoui
Authors: 
Fausto H. Cisneros
Authors: 
J. Alcazar
Authors: 
F. Morales
Publisher: 
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones de Viandas Tropicales
Year: 
2000

Control of the Beet Armyworm, Spodoptera Exigua (Hubner), with Synthetic Sex Pheromone

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Authors: 
Mikio Takai
Authors: 
Sadao Wakamura
Publisher: 
Food & Fertilizer Technology Center
Year: 
1995

Control of Insect Pests with Entomopathogenic Nematodes

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Authors: 
Kirk A. Smith
Publisher: 
Food & Fertilizer Technology Center
Year: 
1994

Biology and Virus Transmission of Citrus Aphids

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Authors: 
Shinkichi Komazaki
Publisher: 
Food & Fertilizer Technology center
Year: 
1993

Fresh Fruit Pesticide Residue Limits

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Series of tables presenting the Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) in parts-per-million (ppm) for fresh fruit in the U.S., Canada, EU, Japan, Taiwan, and Korea. Tables also include Codex values.

Authors: 
M.A. Ritenour
Publisher: 
University of Florida, IFAS Extension
Year: 
2012

Organic and Low-Spray Peach Production

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Authors: 
Steve Diver
Authors: 
Tracy Mumma
Publisher: 
ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
Year: 
2003

Aspectos Ecológicos en el Control de Plagas Agrícolas

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En esta publicación se analiza lo que es un ecosistema natural y un ecosistema agrícola. Así mismo se discute las interrelaciones de las plagas con los otros componentes del ecosistema agrícola; los pronósticos de ocurrencias, las fluctuaciones en poblaciones y las técnicas de muestreo.

Authors: 
Fausto H Cisneros
Publisher: 
AgriFoodGateway
Year: 
1995
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