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

Tolerance of Lemons and the Mediterranean Fruit Fly to Carbonyl Sulfide Quarantine Fumigation

Lemons (Citrus limon Burm.) were evaluated for their tolerance to carbonyl sulfide (COS) fumigation and the influence of COS on market quality. At 70 mg l-1 no significant deleterious changes occurred in market quality up to a fumigation duration of 8 h and only a slight amount of peel injury...
D.M. Obenland
E.B. Jang
L.H. Aung
L. Zettler
Elsevier Science, Ltd

Estado fitosanitario del azafrán en Aragón (España): insectos, ácaros, nematodos, virus, bacterias y malas hierbas

  El azafrán cultivado en España está adquiriendo relevancia en las últimas décadas como producto de gran calidad, lo que requiere la selección de cormos (sus órganos reproductivos) sanos para la plantación con el objetivo de mantener un...
A. Cirujeda
Mª M. Coca-Abia
F. Escriu
A. Palacio-Bielsa
A.I. Marí
P. Zuriaga
J. Aibar
M. Luis-Arteaga
C. Zaragoza
ITEA

Combined Efficacy of Biofertilizer with Different Biopesticides on Aphid’s Infestation (Acyrnthosiphon pisum) and the Productivity of Pea Crop (Pisum sativum)

  Legumes are the major source of protein diet in India and its quality and quantity is mainly affected by insect pests and aphids. Acyrthosiphon pisum is considered to be a serious pest of pea crop because it reduces both weight and caloric content of young pea plants by as much as 64 and 113...
K. Mishra
K. Singh
C.Tripathi
Academic Journal of Entomology

Sweet Corn Production

Sweet corn is a crop that lends itself well to small-scale and part-time farming operations. Initial investment is relatively low, and many field operations - such as land preparation, planting, and harvesting - can be custom-hired. Equipment needs on a small-acreage farm are not very great, and...
Michael D. Orzolek
Lynn F. Kime
Jayson K. Harper
Penn State Extension

Spinosad Material Fact Sheet

USDA-NOP: considered nonsynthetic, allowed. Preventive, cultural, mechanical and physical methods must be first choice for pest control, and conditions for use of a biological material must be documented in the organic system plan (7CFR 205.206(e)). The National Organic Standards Board reviewed...
Brian Caldwell
Emily Brown Rosen
Eric Sideman
Anthony M. Shelton
Christine D. Smart
Cornell Cooperative Extension Publication

Pesticidal Soap Material Fact Sheet

USDA - NOP STATUS: Allowed for use as insecticide, miticide, algicide, and moss killer. Ammonium soaps are permitted as animal repellants provided there is no contact with edible portion of crop or with soil. Soap is not currently permitted for use as a fungicide or herbicide. (NOP 2000). The USDA-...
Cornell Organic Resource Guide
Cornell University

Estudio de la densidad de trips bajo distintas formas de manejo de un cultivo de cebolla en el área de riego del valle inferior del Río Colorado, provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina

  Los trips constituyen la plaga primaria de la cebolla, en un cultivo ya establecido, en el área de riego del valle inferior del Río Colorado, provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Algunos productores de cebolla de esta región han modificado la siembra y riego por surco (...
A.C. Dughetti
S. Luis
P. Varela
A.O. Zárate
Asociación Argentina de Horticultura ASAHO

Study of Combined Pesticidal Effect of Black Onion Seed (Nigella sativa) and Bacillus thuringiensis on Red Flour Beetle (Tribolium castaneum)

  Bacillus thuringiensis, commonly referred to as B.t. is a gram positive bacterium that produces insecticidal crystal proteins. This bacterium occurs naturally in the environment and has been used as a biological pesticide for more than 50 years. In order to manage the loss of stored grains...
K. Malik
A. Hameed
H. S. Ambreen
A. Choudhry
Academic Journal of Entomology

Studies on Degradation and Efficacy of Synthetic Pesticides on Okra Crop

  The present study was carried out at Institute of Environmental Studies and Department of Agriculture and Agribusiness Management, University of Karachi. The efficacy and degradation studies of different insecticides used against jassid infestation on okra crop were monitored. The...
S. Eijaza
M. Farhanullah Khan
K. Mahmood
M. Anwar
A. Alamgir
I. Khatri
Academic Journal of Entomology

Efecto del ácido salicílico en la inducción de resistencia a Colletotrichum sp. en frutos de plátano durante postcosecha

  Los frutos de plátano son susceptibles a diversas enfermedades postcosecha, entre las cuales destaca la denominada pudrición de la corona originada por el patógeno Colletotrichum sp. ocasionando daños significativos en el fruto impidiendo su comercializació...
G. Berumen Varela
V. A. Ochoa Jiménez
R. Báez Sañudo
P. Gutiérrez Martínez
Revista Iberoamericana de Tecnología Postcosecha