Insecticidal activity of citronella grass essential oil on Frankliniella schultzei and Myzus persicae
Organic farmers rely primarily on preventive, cultural, and integrated methods of pest and disease management. Additionally, there are a number of materials that can complement and support organic management. This guide was developed to provide a useful and scientifically accurate reference for organic farmers and agricultural professionals who are searching for information on best practices, available materials, and perhaps most importantly, the efficacy of materials that are allowed for use in organic systems.
Effect of Several Vegetable Combinations on The Population of Bemisia tabaci (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) Under Glasshouse Conditions
Integrated Pest Management for eggplant fruit and shoot borer (Leucinodes orbonalis) in south and southeast Asia: Past, Present and Future
Bioactivity of some indigenous plants for the control of hadda beetle, Henosepilachna vigintioctopunctata infesting brinjal
Field heat should be removed from fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers as quickly as possible after harvest. Each commodity should be maintained at its lowest safe temperature. Cooling and storage requirements for specific commodities are presented below, in NC Cooperative Extension Service Publication AG-414-1, and USDA Agricultural Handbook No. 66.
Proper postharvest cooling can:
Postharvest handling and cooling of fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers for small farms: Mixed Loads
At times, it is necessary to transport or store different commodities together. In such mixed loads it is very important to combine only those commodities that are compatible with respect to their requirements for: