Control de Plagas Agrícolas, Manejo Integrado de Plagas (MIP), Control Orgánico Plagas

2018 N.C. Agricultural Chemicals Manual-Disease Control

   
Koenning Shew
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Apple Powdery Mildew

  Powdery mildew is a disease of apple that affects apples leaves, young shoots, flowers, and fruit. Apple powdery mildew is present in all apple growing regions of the United States, but tends to be most severe in the Pacific Northwest, where netlike russeting on fruit can severely impact the...
Sara Villani
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Evaluating Damage in The Perianth: A New Diagrammatic Scale to Estimate Population Level of Aceria guerreronis Keifer (Acari: Eriophyidae) in Coconut Fruits

  The coconut mite, Aceria guerreronis Keifer (Acari: Eriophyidae), is one of the main pests of the coconut crop by attacking the fruits. Colonies can reach 10,000 mites/fruit at high infestation. A diagrammatic scale (Galvão scale) has been developed and tested by Brazilian researchers...
André Silva Guimarães Sousa
Manoel Guedes Correa Gondim Jr.
Poliane Sá Argolo
Anibal Ramadan Oliveira
Acta Agronómica

Estudio de La Resistencia a Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) en Germoplasma Cultivado y Silvestre de Tomate (Solanum lycopersicum L.)

  En la Universidad Nacional de Colombia sede Palmira, en condiciones de campo y casa de malla, se evaluaron por preferencia para oviposición y número de ninfas de mosca blanca (Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius)) varias accesiones silvestres y poblaciones segregantes de tomate...
Yeimy García Valencia
Nora Cristina Mesa Cobo
Edgar Iván Estrada
Yuri Mena
Acta Agronómica

Traditional Knowledge on Integrated Pest and Weed Management in Chayote (Sechium edule (Jacq.) Sw.) Crops from Localities of Chiapas, Mexico

  This research was carried out in Villaflores and Villa Corzo, located in Chiapas State of Mexico. Specifically, throughout an ethno-agronomical approach, semi-structured interviews were designed and applied to the chayote producers who were selected by random routes. The...
Luis Alfredo Rodríguez-Larramendi
Francisco Guevara-Hernández
Rady Alejandra-Campos Saldaña
Miguel Ángel Salas-Marina
Julio César Gómez-Castañeda
María de los Ángeles Fonseca-Flores
Leonardo Valle-Ruíz
José Basterrechea-Bermejo
Acta Agronómica

Specialty Crop Profile: Asparagus

  Asparagus, (Asparagus officinalis), is a hardy perennial vegetable belonging to the Lily Family. It is grown for its succulent early spring vegetative shoots that originate from an underground crown (Figure 1). Nutritionally, asparagus is almost 92 percent water, and it...
Anthony Bratsch
Virginia Cooperative Extension

The Basics of Hardwood-Log Shiitake Mushroom Production and Marketing

  Shiitake mushroom production offers an income opportunity for Virginia’s small-farm operators and small-woodlot owners while providing enjoyment for others. It is also a relatively simple food-production activity, like gardening, that can be a hobby or used for...
Gregory Frey
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Influencia del Portainjerto “Terrano” sobre La Acumulación de Elementos Orgánicos y Calidad de Pimiento Morrón

  El pimiento morrón es muy susceptible a Phytophthora capsici, por lo que, el uso de portainjertos puede ayudar a reducir la incidencia de enfermedades que afectan la raíz e incrementar y mejorar la calidad del fruto y su composición química. El objetivo...
María Antonia Flores-Córdova
Esteban Sánchez-Chávez
Juan Manuel Soto-Parra
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Farmers’ Knowledge on Pesticide Safety and Pest Management Practices: A Case Study of Vegetable Growers in Chitwan, Nepal

  Farmers’ knowledge on pesticides and their safe use are critical for implementing effective pest management program. A household survey was conducted using the semi-structured questionnaire to evaluate vegetable growers’ knowledge on pesticide safety and pest management...
Jhalendra P. Rijal
Rajendra Regmi
Rajan Ghimire
Krishna D. Puri
Sudan Gyawaly
Sujata Poudel
Agriculture

Estandarización de Un Método de Detección Molecular del Cucumber mosaic virus (cmv) en Banano Ecuatoriano

  El cultivo del banano en el Ecuador se ve afectado por una serie de enfermedades, de las cuales el Cucumber mosaic virus (cmv) es uno de los  fitopatógenos más importantes. Con este estudio se buscó estandarizar una técnica molecular para...
Johanna Liseth Buitrón-Bustamante
Luis Eduardo Morillo-Velastegui
Corpoica Cienc Tecnol Agropecuaria, Mosquera