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

Insect Management for Cruciferous

  Cruciferous vegetables are a large and increasingly important crop group in Florida. A number of insects feed exclusively on crucifers and affect all of the crops listed in the title above. Because most of the newer insecticides are being labeled for the entire crop...
H. A. Smith
A. Niño
S. E. Webb
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Population Parameters of Tetranychus merganser Boudreaux (Acari Tetranychidae) in Papayo (Carica papaya L.) at Different Temperatures

  Tetranychus merganser is a mite species that causes greater economic damage in the papaya (Carica papaya) production area in the state of Veracruz, Mexico. Therefore, it was necessary to study their biology in order to make better decisions in their management. We...
Noel Reyes-Pérez
Juan A. Villanueva-Jiménez
Mónica de la Cruz Vargas-Mendoza
Héctor Cabrera-Mireles
Gabriel Otero-Colina
Agrociencia

Pest Management Guide: Field Crops, 2018

  Table of Contents: Regulations and Basic Information Livestock Disease and Nematode Management in Field Crops Insect Control in Field Crops Weed Control in Field Crops Plant Regulators      
Michael Flessner
Charles W. Cahoon
Virginia Cooperative Extension

2018 Spray Bulletin for Commercial Tree Fruit Growers

  Table of Contents: Integrated Pest Management, Degree Days Pesticide Safety and Application Chemical Control of Disease and Insects Chemical Control of Weeds Growth Regulators for Fruit Trees Wildlife Control Program Orchard Nutritional Program Nematode Management Preharvest and Restricted...
Virgina Cooperative Extension
West Virginia University
University of Maryland Extension
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Parámetros Poblacionales de Tetranychus merganser Boudreaux (Acari: Tetranychidae) en Papayo (Carica papaya L.) a Diferentes Temperaturas

  El ácaro Tetranychus merganser es una de las especies que causa mayor daño económico en la zona productora de papayo (Carica papaya) del estado de Veracruz, México. Por tanto, se requiere conocer aspectos de su biología para tomar ...
Noel Reyes-Pérez
Juan A. Villanueva-Jiménez
Mónica de la Cruz Vargas-Mendoza
Héctor Cabrera-Mireles
Gabriel Otero-Colina
Agrociencia

Blueberry Gardener's Guide

  The purpose of this publication is to provide home gardeners with basic information on growing blueberries in Florida. Commercial growers and those interested in more detailed information on growing blueberries in Florida are encouraged to visit the UF/IFAS Extension publications...
J. G. Williamson
P. M. Lyrene
J. W. Olmstead
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Guava Growing in the Florida Home Landscape

  Table of Contents: Description Varieties Climate Propagation Production Spacing Soils Planting a Guava Tree Care of Guava Tress in the Home Landscape Insect Pests Diseases Harvest, Ripening, Storage      
Jonathan H. Crane
Carlos F. Balerdi
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

North American Grapevine Yellows Disease: Current Knowledge and Management Recommendations for Wine Growers

  North American grapevine yellows (NAGY) is a lethal, insect-transmitted disease of grapevines caused by phytoplasmas (cell wall-less bacteria). North American grapevine yellows occurs throughout the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S., but it is particularly prevalent in the...
Teresa M. Stoepler
Alson H. Smith Jr
Tony K. Wolf
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Pest Management Guide: Horticultural and Forest Crops, 2018

  Table of Contents: Regulations and Basic Information Commercial Small Fruit Grapes Hops Nursery Crops Floral Crops Turf Pests of Forestry and Christmas Trees Low Management Crops and Areas Author Contant List          
Rachel Parson
Tim McCoy
Michael J. Weaver
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Why You Need to Use A Preemergence Herbicide on Sugarbeet Fields in 2018

  Late spring requires use of a preemergence herbicide after planting when waterhemp is a production challenge. Use a chloroacetamide herbicide split lay-by with glyphosate and ethofumesate at the 2-4 lf sugarbeet stage followed by the 6-8 leaf sugarbeet stage. Control waterhemp escapes when...
Tom Peters
University of Minnesota Extension