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

Residuos de plaguicidas en tomate (Solanum lycopersicum) comercializado en Armenia, Colombia

  El tomate chonto (Solanum lycopersicum) es común en la cocina colombiana. Este fruto es atacado por plagas que generan pérdidas superiores al 30%. La fumigación profusa de los cultivos genera un riesgo para los consumidores, por tal razón el Instituto Colombiano...
Alejandro García Ríos
Cristian Camilo Rodríguez Vidal
Esteban Restrepo Montes
Alberto Sánchez López
Revista de La Facultad de Ciencias Farmacéuticas y Alimentarias

Monitoring of Pesticides in the Cultivation of Nopal Vegetable (Opuntia ficus-indica (L.)) Mill, Morelos, México

  The presence of pesticide residues in vegetable and fruit products, as a consequence of inappropriate application in some cases, constitutes a risk to the health of the exposed population. In Mexico, the official norm, NOM-003-STPS-1999, only allows the use of pesticides with the...
Irene Iliana Ramírez-Bustos
Víctor López-Martínez
Porfirio Juarez-Lopez
Irán Alía-Tejacal
Dagoberto Guillén-Sánchez
Hugo Saldarriaga-Noreña
Ismael León-Rivera
Agriculture

Host Status of the Common Weeds of Banana Establishments to Banana Nematodes in Central Uganda

  Ninety-one weed species belonging to 27 families were identified from 14 banana plots during a survey study to identify the common weeds of banana establishments in central Uganda. The host status of 13 weed species to the banana nematodes Radopholus similis, Helicotylenchus multicinctus and...
Josephine M. Namaganda
Imelda N. Kashaija
Rolf Maslen
Academic Journal of Plant Sciences

Radiation Effects on Adult Emergence, Longevity and Fertility in the Peach Fruit Fly, Bactrocera zonata (Saunders) (Diptera: Tephritidae)

  Radiation effects on adult emergence, longevity and fertility in the peach fruit fly, Bactrocera zonata (Saunders) at 3.5 Kr were studied in the laboratory condition to see the probabilities of sterile insect technique (SIT) for its fruitful application in field application. SIT is applied...
M. Nazim Uddin
G. M. Saifur Rahman
A. T. M. Fayezul Islam
M. Hasanuzzaman
Farzana Yesmin
Academic Journal of Entomology

Change of Cotton Lint Quality as Influenced by Insect Growth Regulators (IGRs) Used against Dusky Cotton Bug, Oxycarenus hyalinipennis Costa (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae)

  This studywas conducted to investigate the effect of five Insect Growth Regulators (IGRs) i.e., Methoxyfenozide (Runner 240SC), Lufenuron (Silent 5EC), Triflumuron (Capture 20SC), Pyriproxyfen ®® ® (Priority 10.8EC) and Lufenuron (Match 50EC) against dusky cotton bug,...
Bilal Atta
Muhammad DildarGogi
Muhammad AhsinAyub
Academic Journal of Entomology

Springtails (Collembola) from nests of Ponerinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) ants in Brazilian cacao plantations

  Collembola found in nests of Mayaponera constricta and Neoponera inversa ants are recorded for the first time. Cyphoderus was the commonest springtail genus in nests of both ant host species. The occurrence of Sphaeridia serrata in ant nests is...
Gabriela Castaño-Meneses
José G. Palacios-Vargas
Jacques H.C. Delabie
Roberta De Jesus Santos
Cléa S.F. Mariano
Florida Entomologist

Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) diversity in potato production areas in Tucumán, Argentina

  Aphids are recognized as important plant pests worldwide and they are major vectors of viruses. It is necessary to identify the aphid species in an agroecosystem in order to develop appropriate pest management strategies. The aim of this work was to determine the taxonomic diversity of aphid...
A. L. Avil
M. A. Vera
J. Ortego
E. Willink
L. D. Ploper
V. C. Conci
Florida Entomologist

Root Knot Nematode of Tobacco

  Root knot nematode of tobacco is caused by Meloidogyne nematodes, including Meloidogyne incognita (southern root knot nematode), Meloidogyne javanica (Javanese root knot nematode), Meloidogyne hapla (northern root knot nematode), Meloidogyne...
Lindsey Thiessen
NC Coorporative Extension

Evaluación de tres extractos naturales contra Bemisia tabaci en el cultivo del melón, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

  El objetivo del trabajo fue evaluar el efecto de repelencia de 3 extractos naturales de plantas (tomillo, chile picante/ajo y canela/clavo de olor), para combatir la mosca blanca en el cultivo de melón, con el fin de incluirlos en propuestas de combate y disminuir costos de control....
Jordan Corrales Castillo
Alexander Rodríguez Arrieta
Keylor Villalobos Moya
Silvia Hernández Villalobos
Olman Alvarado Rodríguez
Agronomía Costarricense

Nematode Management in Field Crops

  Plant parasitic nematodes can be highly damaging to crops and reduce yields. Aboveground signs and symptoms of nematode damage in a field include patches of poor growth/yield, high incidence of soilborne diseases, and stunting, yellowing, wilting, or dying plants. Below ground signs and...
Hillary L. Mehl
Virginia Cooperative Extension