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

Commercial Crop Guide Collands & Kale

  Table of Contents: Varieties  Soil preferences Optimum growing conditions Establishment methods Fertility/fertilization Water/irrigation Pest management  Harvest Transit condition
Commercial Crop Guide Collands & Kale
Agrilife Extension Texas A&M System

Efficacy of Reduced-Risk Insecticides to Control Flower Thrips in Early-Season Blueberries and Their Effect on Orius insidiosus, A Natural Enemy of Flower Thrips

  Flower thrips are one of the key pests in production of southern highbush blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum L. × V. darrowi Camp). They feed on the reproductive parts of the flower and reduce yield. Very few insecticides are available to manage thrips population. Therefore, it is...
Oscar E. Liburd
Hector Alejandro Arevalo
Elena M. Rhodes
Agricultural Sciences

Spatial Distribution of Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) (Hemiptera: Triozidae) on Green Tomato (Physalis ixocarpa (Brot.))

  Green tomato (Physalis ixocarpa Brot.) is host to several pests, including Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) that causes up to 45 % of yield losses due to transmission of a phytoplasm of group I. However, there are no estimates of the parameters of the sampling programs for...
Leonardo A. Crespo-Herrera
Jorge Vera-Graziano
Hiram Bravo-Mojica
José López-Collado
Roberto Reyna-Robles
Aureliano Peña-Lomelí
Víctor Manuel-Pinto
Ramón Garza-García
Agrociencia

Distribución Espacial de Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) (Hemiptera: Triozidae) en Tomate de Cáscara (Physalis ixocarpa (Brot.))

  El tomate de cáscara (Physalis ixocarpa Brot.) es hospedero de varias plagas, entre ellas Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) que causa hasta 45 % de perdidas en rendimiento debido a la transmisión de un fitoplasma del grupo I. Sin embargo, no hay estimadores de los pará...
Leonardo A. Crespo-Herrera
Jorge Vera-Graziano
Hiram Bravo-Mojica
José López-Collado
Roberto Reyna-Robles
Aureliano Peña-Lomelí
Víctor Manuel-Pinto
Ramón Garza-García
Agrociencia

Commercial Crop Guides: Carrot

  Table of contents: Varieties Soil preferences Optimum growing condition Establishment methods Fertility/Fertilization Water/Irrigation Pest management Carrot diseases and common name of fungicidal controls  Carrot insect pests and common name of insecticidal controls ...
Joe Masabni
Texas Agrilife Extension Services

Commercial Crop Guides: Celery

  Table of contents: Varieties Soil preferences Optimum growing condition Establishment methods Fertility/Fertilization Water/Irrigation Pest management Celery insect pests and common name of insecticidal controls  Weeds and common names of herbicidal controls Harvest Transit and...
Joe Masabni
Texas Agrilife Extension Services

Variación en Resistencia a Insectos Herbívoros y Virosisen Líneas de Chile Habanero (Capsicum chinense Jacq.) en Yucatán, México

  La evaluación de la variación genética en cultivos para la resistencia a herbívoros es una herramienta importante que puede aportar información acerca de estrategias de mejoramiento genético y control biológico. El objetivo de este estudio...
Jorge C. Berny-Mier y Teran
Luis Abdala-Roberts
Antonio Durán-Yáñez
Felipe Tut-Pech
Agrociencia

Induction of Anthracnose Disease Resistance on Chili Fruit by Treatment of Oligochitosan—Nanosilica Hybrid Material

  Oligochitosan (OC) with molecular weight Mw of 5000 g/mol was prepared by gamma Co-60 ray irradiation of chitosan solution. Nanosilica (nSiO2 ) with the size of 10 - 30 nm was synthesized by calcination of acid treated rice husk. The mixture of 1% OC - 1% nSiO2  was...
Pham Dinh Dzung
Le Thanh Hung
Le Si Ngoc
Hoang Dac Hiet
Bui Van Le
Nguyen Tien Thang
Dang Van Phu
Nguyen Ngoc Duy
Nguyen Quoc Hien
Agricultural Sciences

Infección Crónica del Virus de la Tristeza de Los Cítricos en Árboles de Citrus Sinensis / C. aurantium en Un Régimen Térmico Restrictivo en Yucatán

  El virus de la tristeza de los cítricos (CTV) es un patógeno presente en casi todas las áreas citrícolas; el cual, reduce la producción en plantaciones con portainjertos susceptibles, como el naranjo agrio. El objetivo de este estudio fue caracterizar...
Patricia Rivas-Valencia
Emiliano Loeza-Kuk
Santiago Domínguez-Monge
Claudia Tania Lomas-Barrié
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Selection of Resistant Rootstocks to Meloidogyne enterolobii and M. incognita for Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L. Moench)

  The okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L. Moench) is one of the most important vegetables in the world and is a popular food item in many tropical and subtropical countries. Besides its cultivation for fresh consumption, okra also has potential industrial uses. Nonetheless,...
Marcus Vinícius Marin
Lucas S. Santos
Lucas A. Gaion
Hudson O. Rabelo
Carolina A. Franco
Guilherme M.M. Diniz
Edgard H.C. Silva
Leila T. Braz
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research