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

Anthracnose on Southern Highbush Blueberry

  Information contained in this publication is intended for Florida blueberry growers to use as a guide in the identification and management of anthracnose on southern highbush blueberries (SHB). For more information, search the EDIS website (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu) or...
Douglas A. Phillips
Maria C. Velez-Climent
Philip F. Harmon
Patricio R. Munoz
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

2013 Florida Plant Disease Management Guide: Guava (Psidium guajava)

  Table of Contents:  Guava Diseases Caused by Fungi and Stramenopiles Anthracnose Symptoms Causal Organism Disease Cycle and Epidemiology Management   Pseudocercospora Leaf Spot Symptoms Causal Organism Disease Cycle and Epidemiology Management   Guava Rust Symptoms...
Michael Merida
Aaron J. Palmateer
Virginia Cooperative Extension

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