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

Pesticides and Pesticide Safety

  Contents:  Objectives Introduction Types of Pesticides Pesticide Formulations Labels and Labeling Equipment Preparation and Application Disposal, Cleanup, and Storage Pesticide Failures and Plant Damage Potential Harm to Humans Pesticides and the Environment Frequently Asked Questions...
Steven Frank
Wayne Buhler
Steven Frank
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

2016 Southeast Regional Muscadine Grape Integrated Management Guide

  Contents:  Pesticide Emergencies (contacts) Pesticide Liability and Stewardship Integrated Management Guide (Insect and Disease Control) Cultural Practices Fungicide Efficacy Chart Weed Management Guide Herbicide Resistance Management Information Suggested Herbicide Programs for Grape...
Bill Cline
Frank Hale
Wayne Mitchem
Katie Jennings
David Lockwood
Ash Sial
Phil Brannen
Powell Smith
The Cooperative Extension Service

Non-Chemical Crop Protection

  Farmers often do not realize that their unsprayed fields are full of beneficial insects (parasitoids and predators) which keep pest numbers under control. However, these natural enemies are much more vulnerable to pesticides than the targeted pests. So when pesticides are used, natural...
Piet Scheepens
Rik Hoevers
CTA

2017 Southeast Regional Blueberry Integrated Management Guide

  Contents:  Pesticide Emergencies Pesticide Liability and Stewardship Resistance Management Pollinator Protection Integrated Management Guide (Insect and Disease Control) Fungicide Efficacy Comparison  Insecticide Efficacy Comparison Fungicide Resistance Management Information...
Hannah Burrack
Phil Brannen
Mark Czarnota
David Lockwood
Ash Sial
Powell Smith
The Cooperative Extension Service

How can I Manage Pests and Diseases Naturally?

  Farmers consider organisms which reduce their crop yields as pests and diseases. Insects, birds or other animals are considered as pests, whenever they cause damage to crops or to stored produce. Fungi, bacteria and viruses are recognized as diseases, when they interrupt or modify the vital...
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture

Fruit Growing in the Tropics

  With its combination of traditional knowledge and insights gained from research, the aim of this revised text is to foster your interest in, and understanding of, fruit growing. Although it does not highlight specific fruit crops, the text contains a wealth of information for home gardeners...
Ed Verheij
CTA

Cultivation of Tomato

  Tomato is one of the most widely cultivated crops in the world. It is an important source of vitamins and an important cash crop for smallholders and medium-scale commercial farmers. This Agrodok focuses on good practices for growing a healthy tomato crop and obtaining a reasonably steady...
Shankara Naika
Joep van Lidt de Jeude
Marja de Goffau
Martin Hilmi
Barbara van Dam
CTA

Alimentos Producidos Orgánicamente

  Estas directrices se han preparado con el fin de ofrecer un enfoque concertado respecto a los requisitos que socalzan la producción, el etiquetado y la producción de propiedades de los alimentos producidos orgánicamente. La finalidad de estas directrices es: Proteger a...
World Health Organization
World Health Organization

How to Control the Mango Fruit Fly

  This 8-page fold-out leaflet, practical for use in the field and easy to read, covers the subject of controlling the mango fruit fly. It gives some background to the subject, outlines processes and provides tips, tables and explanatory line drawings.   The mango tree suffers from...
CTA
CTA

Sustainable Food Production Practices in the Caribbean

  Contents: 1. The role of small producers, family farms and women farmers in sustainable food production and food security 2. Youth: Adding value to agriculture in the Caribbean 3. Small animal production systems: Rabbits and ducks 4. Rain shelters and net-houses for vegetable production 5....
Wayne G. Ganpat
Wendy-Ann P. Isaac
Ian Randle Publishers