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

Evaluación in vitro de La Activida Fungistática del Aceite Esencial de Mandarina sobre El Crecimiento de Penicillium sp.

  Los hongos Penicillium digitatum y P. italicum representan mundialmente la principal pérdida económica para el sector citrícola durante la etapa de poscosecha. El uso de fungicidas es cada vez más restringido debido a sus efectos carcinogénicos, teratog...
María A. Velásquez
Rafael M. Álvarez
Pablo J. Tamayo
Catarina P. Carvalho
Corpoica Ciencia y Tecnología Agropecuaria

Crickets in Strawberries

  Table of Contents: Biology Damage Management Options
Hannah Burrack
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Volatile Compounds Attract the Pepper (Capsicum spp.) Weevil (Anthonomus eugenii Cano) and Synergize its Aggregation Pheromone

  The pepper (Capsicum spp.) weevil (Anthonomus eugenii Cano) is the principal pepper pest in America, and its management requires efficient monitoring techniques. The host volatile compounds could be used for this purpose. In this research the attraction of A. eugenii adults towards an...
Manolo Muñiz-Merino
Juan Cibrián-Tovar
Claudia Hidalgo-Moreno
Néstor Bautista-Martínez
Humberto Vaquera-Huerta
Cristóbal Aldama-Aguilera
Agrociencia

2017 Southeastern US Pest Control Guide for Nursery Crops and Landscape Plantings: Principles of Integrated Pest Management

  This pest control guide was a project of the Southern Nursery IPM Working Group (SNIPM) and collaborators. It is intended to provide up to date information about pest control products used in nursery crops and ornamental landscape plantings, and as a supplement to the more ...
Joe Neal
Wayne Buhler
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Pudrición Basal Causada por Phytophthora capcisi en Plantas de Chile Tratadas con Vermicompost

  El objetivo de este trabajo fue evaluar a nivel de invernadero el efecto de vermicompost sobre la incidencia y severidad de Phytophthora capcisi en plantas de chile (Capsicum annuum). Esta investigación se realizó entre febrero y marzo del 2012 en el...
Lidieth Uribe-Lorío
Leida Castro-Barquero
Felipe Arauz-Cavallini
Carlos Henríquez-Henríquez
Mónica Blanco-Meneses
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Compuestos Volátiles Atraen al Picudo (Anthonomus eugenii Cano) del Chile (Capsicum spp.) y Presentan Sinergia con Su Feromona de Agregación

  El picudo del chile (Anthonomus eugenii Cano) es la plaga principal del chile (Capsicum spp.) en América, y su manejo requiere técnicas eficientes de monitoreo. Los compuestos volátiles del hospedero podrían servir para ese fin. En esta investigación se...
Manolo Muñiz-Merino
Juan Cibrián-Tovar
Claudia Hidalgo-Moreno
Néstor Bautista-Martínez
Humberto Vaquera-Huerta
Cristóbal Aldama-Aguilera
Agrociencia

Control of Root-Knot Nematodes in the Home Vegetable Garden

  Nematodes–especially root-knot nematodes–cause major losses in vegetable crops in commercial farms, greenhouses, and home gardens in North Carolina. Root-knot nematodes are microscopic roundworms that can pierce the roots of certain plant species and lay their eggs inside the...
Inga Meadows
Charles Averre
Harry Duncan
Kenneth Baker
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook: Diseases and Disorders

  Table of Contents: Objectives Introduction Healthy and Unhealthy Plants Abiotic Disorders of Plants Moisture Plant Nutrition Light, Temperature, Wind and Weather Plant Pathogens Fungi Bacteria Nematodes Viruses Parasitic plants Disease Development Spread and Survival of Pathogens The...
Mike Munster
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook: Organic Gardening

  Table of Contents: Objectives Introduction History Principles of Organic Gardening Soil Management and Fertility Organic and Inorganic (Mineral) Soil Amendments Fertility Management Weeds as Indicators of Soil Condition Cover Crops and Green Manures Pest Management Weed Management...
Aimee Colf
Lucy Bradley
Frank Louws
David Orr
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

  Central North Carolina is a wonderful place to garden. Almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully provided you choose appropriate varieties and plant at the right time. The climate, the season, and potential pests all affect the selection of what and when to plant.
Lucy Bradley
Chris Gunter
Julieta Sherk
Liz Driscoll
North Carolina Cooperative Extension