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

Pesticide Use and Safety Information

  Contents:  1. Restricted Use Pesticides 2. Special Local Need - Active 24 (c) Registrations in North Carolina 3. The Safe Use of Pesticides 4. General Safety Instructions 5. Hazard and Toxicity of Pesticides 6. Pesticide Toxicity to People . 7. Pesticide Hazards to the Environment 8....
Wayne Buhler
NC Cooperative Extension Service

Using Plastic Mulches and Drip Irrigation for Vegetables

  Muskmelons, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash, eggplant, watermelons, and okra are vegetable crops that have shown significant increases in earliness, yield, and fruit quality when grown on plastic mulch. Some less valuable crops such as sweet corn, snap beans, southern peas, and pumpkins...
Douglas Sanders
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

A Guide to Intensive Vegetable Systems

  “Intensive Vegetable Production” refers to a system of marketing and producing vegetable crops in which great attention is placed on detail and optimization of resources such as land, capital, labor, equipment, transportation to market, and management time. The ojective of...
D. C. Sanders
Ed Estes
K. B. Perry
David Monks
Kenneth Sorensen
Charles Averre
Michael Linker
Jonathan Schultheis
Mike Boyette
D. Eikhoff
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Effect of Pesticide Residues (Sevin) on Carrot (Daucus carota L.) and Free Nitrogen Fixers (Azotobacter spp)

  Since the pesticides are considered as an essential component for crops production through controlling pests, they have shown a negative effect on crops and soil environment when used intensively. This experiment was conducted at Wadi Soba farm (Sharq Elneel) Khartoum, Sudan. It aimed to...
Mohammed M. A. Elbashier
Xiaohou Shao
Alnail Mohmmed
Albashir A. S. Ali
Bashir H. Osman
Scientific Research Publishing

Efficacy of Different Acaricides Against Acid Lime Mite Schizotetranychus baltazari Rimando, Predatory Mite and Grading of Fruits

  A study on efficacy of synthetic acaricides and biorationals against acid lime mite Schizotetranychus baltazari rimando, its predatory mite and grading of fruits has been carried out. that the results obtained show that spiromesifen 240 SC, difenthiuron 50 SC and hexythiazox 5.45ECwere...
Praveen Kottalagi
S.B. Jagginavar
A.C. Veerendra
H. Nagaraj
C.D. Srikanth
R. Naveen
G.U. Prema
Academic Journal of Entomology

Efficacy of Some Botanicals in Controlling Fruit Borer (Heliothis armigera) in Tomato

  The experiment was conducted to evaluation of some botanical pest management practices such as neem oil, neem leaf extract, garlic extract and marsh pepper extract against Fruit borer in tomato during the period from November 2007 to April 2008. The results revealed that applying of neem oil...
Smriti Sultana Binte Mustafiz
Tazul Islam Chowdhury
Ayesha Akter
Academic Journal of Entomology

Combined Efficacy of Vermiwash with Different Biopesticides on Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan) Productivity and Percentage of Infestation by Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner)

  Pigeonpea Cajanus cajan (L. Mill) is an important pulse crop which contains fats, carbohydrates, high proteins and minerals; serves as source of protein. Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) is the most devastating insect pest inflicting serious damage to the pigeonpea. Larvae of Helicoverpa...
Kanchan Mishra
Keshav Singh
C.P.M. Tripathi
Academic Journal of Entomology

Red Pumpkin Beetle, Aulacophora foveicollis Lucas; A Review of Host Susceptibility and Management Practices

  Aulacophora foveicollis is polyphagous and attacks more than 81 plant species including, pumpkin, squash, cucumber, bottle gourd, snake gourd, wax gourd, watermelon, etc. and a wide range of fruit crops. The adult beetles feed insatiably on leaves, flower buds and flowers [76...
Muhammad Aamir Rashid
Muhammad Ahsan Khan
Muhammad Jalal Arif
Nazir Javed
Academic Journal of Entomology

Evaluating the Effects of Pesticides Used in East-Algerian Orchards on Apis mellifera intermissa: Enzymatic Activity of Acetylcholinesterase

  The widespread use of different pesticides in the agriculture generates negative effects in non-target organisms such as bees. These products which are widely used in Algeria threaten biodiversity. This paper aims at revealing the impact of the pesticides toxicity during two flowering...
D. Nabti
M. Achou
N. Soltani
Academic Journal of Entomology

The Status of Tomato Leafminer; Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in Egypt and Potential Effective Pesticides

  A survey of the tomato leafminer, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick), infestation on tomato plants was carried out in twelve governorates across Egypt during flowering stage of summer plantation of 2010 and 2011 seasons. The pest causes severe damage to the foliage and fruit. The survey shows that the...
Saad Moussa
Fatina Baiomy
Anil Sharma
Fathi Eid El-Adl
Academic Journal of Entomology