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

How to Reduce Bee Poisoning from Pesticides

  Commercially managed honey bees pollinate a variety of crops in the West Coast region of the United States, including almonds, tree fruits, berries, kiwis, cotton, cucurbits, and crops grown for seed. This activity is economically significant. Beekeepers from California and the Pacific...
L. Hooven
R. Sagili
E. Johansen
Oregon State University

Introduction to Coffee Management through Discovery Learning

An integrated pest management (IPM) system, or an integrated crop management (ICM) system can never be a prescriptive, ‘off the shelf’ package. A grower must look at all the options available to him or her and make an informed decision as to which measures to take. Because each farmer...
Martin Kimani
Tony Little
Janny G.M. Vos
CABI Bioscience

Manual del Cultivo de la Cebolla: Plagas

En Argentina son pocas las especies de insectos que colonizan la cebolla provocando daños económicos. Sin embargo, los agricultores aplican periódicamente insecticidas, sin considerar si las poblaciones de insectos alcanzaron o no niveles críticos. A los fines de un...
Silvio J. Lanati
INTA Argentina

Papaya Mealybug and its Management Strategies

The papaya mealybug, Paracoccus marginatus Williams and Granara de Willink (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) is a small polyphagous sucking insect with pest status that attacks several genera of host plants, including economically important tropical fruits, vegetables and ornamentals. Infestation of the...
R.K. Tanwar
P. Jeyakumar
S. Vennila
National Centre for Integrated Pest Management (ICAR)

Growth and yield of grafted cucumbers in soil infested with root-knot nematodes

The aim of this study was to determine the effect of rootstocks on the growth and yield of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) plants in soils infested with root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) Cucumber ‘Adrian’ was grown with its own roots or was grafted onto three rootstocks of Lagenaria...
Smiljana Goreta Ban
Katja Žanić
Gvozden Dumičić
Emilija Raspudić
Gabriela Vuletin Selak
Dean Ban
Chilean Journal of agricultural Research

The potential of using low oxygen and ethyl formate or ethyl acetate to disinfest fresh fruit in storage

Low oxygen and/or 'generally recognised as safe' (GRAS)/food additive (FA) treatments in combination with cool storage have the potential to disinfest a range of commodities of various pests. This paper reports on research to determine the tolerance of second/third and fifth instar codling...
L.E. Jamieson
N.E.M. Page-Weir
A. Chhagan
P.G. Connolly
J. Poulton
A.M. Kean
New Zealand Plant Protection

Greenhouse Tomatoes Pest Management in Mississippi

Greenhouse tomato growers produce vine ripe tomatoes at a time of year when homegrown tomatoes are not available. Many disease and insect pests can attack greenhouse-grown tomatoes and hurt both production and quality. Greenhouse tomato producers must be able to accurately scout for and identify...
Blake Layton
David Ingram
Mississippi State University Extension Service

La Técnica de Aplicación de Pesticidas

Cuando el productor decide defender su cultivo del ataque de diversas plagas y enfermedades, es necesario que adopte la metodología de control que resulte más eficiente. De este modo, el esfuerzo económico realizado tendrá la mayor recompensa, a través de un...
Raúl F. del Monte
INTA Argentina

Pests of Fruits (Banana, Mango and Pomegranate)

Contents Banana Major Insect Pests Thrips Aphids Corm weevil Stem weevil Burrowing nematode Major Diseases Sigatoka leaf spot Anthracnose Banana bract mosaic virus Banana bunchy top virus Cigar end rot...
D.B. Ahuja
Niranjan Singh
A.K. Kanojia
R.V. Singh
R. Sumitha
Hera Lal Yadav
Neelam Mehta
Jyotsana Sharma
Sachin Suroshe
R. Thangavelu
S.G. Borkar
K.S. Raghuvanshi
S.R. Kulkarni
N.B. Shaikh
N.M. Patil
Suresh Pardesi
S.K Godse
M.B. Dalavi
J.J. Jadhav
G.K. Ghorpade
S.P. Arnikar
National Centre for Integrated Pest Management

Management of Black Scale and Apple Weevil in Olives

What the report is about This report provides olive growers with monitoring, and organic and conventional control methods for black scale and apple weevil. The information generated by this project also provides new methods to improve control of apple weevil. Who is the report targeted at? This...
Sonya Broughton
Stewart Learmonth
RIRDC Australia