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

Mint production and pest management in Indiana

The mints are grown for the essential oils that they produce in specialized glands on the leaves and stems. This oil is readily recovered by steam distillation of the harvested hay. Peppermint and spearmint oils are widely used to flavor chewing gum, candy, pharmaceuticals, toothpaste and other...
Steve Weller
Ralph Green
Cheri Janssen
Fred Whitford
Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service

Manejo Integrado de Plagas en Banano Orgánico en Querecotillo

Daños y manejo de insectos presentes en banano orgánico. Incluye Manejo Integrado. Pulgón negro - Pentalonia nigronervosa Cochinilla harinosa - Pseudococcus elisae Arañita roja - Tetranychus cinnabarinus Picudo rayado - Metamasius hemipterus Picudo negro...
Egverto Pasapera Córdova
Ministerio de Agricultura y Riego, Perú

Mass multiplication of entomopathogenic fungus, Paecilomyces lilacinus (Thom) Samson with solid substrates

  Various solid substrates like rice bran, wheat bran, gingelly oil cake, coir pith, neem cake were evaluated for the mass multiplication of the fungus, Paecilomyces lilacinus (ITCC 6064). Among the substrates, rice bran recorded the maximum spore count of 4.32x108 spores/ml followed by wheat...
U. Amala
T. Jiji
A. Naseema
Journal of Biopesticides

Manejo de Plagas

El documento “MANEJO DE PLAGAS” tiene el siguiente contenido: Se presenta de manera práctica la preparación de biocontroladores de plagas y enfermedades en base a extractos de plantas (narciso, hierbas, ajo, chile, cebolla, ortiga, neem y alcohol); también sobre...
David Gómez
Marco Vásquez
PyMe Rural

Effects of Pre-Release Chilling on the Flight Ability of Sterile Males of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae)

The Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) is used to suppress or eradicate infestations of the Mediterranean fruit fly (medfly), Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann). The success of the SIT depends to a large degree on the ability of sterile males to compete successfully against wild males in obtaining matings...
Earl Andress
Edward Jones
Mamadou War
Todd Shelly
Florida Entomologist

Evaluation of some potential botanicals to control potato tuber moth, (Phthorimaea operculella) under storage condition at Bako, Western Ethiopia

  Lantana camara, Eucalyptus globulus, Tagetus minuta, Pyrethrum flowers and Azaddiractha indica, were evaluated against potato tuber moth damage with two checks (Diazinon 60% EC and untreated check) at Bako Agricultural Research Center in 2007/2008 and 2008/2009 cropping...
Aschalew Sisay
Ahmed Ibrahim
eSci Journal Plant Pathology

Southeast Regional Brambles Integrated Management Guide

Because environmental conditions and grower application methods vary widely, suggested use does not imply that performance of the pesticide will always conform to the safety and pest control standards indicated by experimental data. This publication is intended for use only as a guide. Specific...
Phil Brannen
Guido Schnabel
Dan Horton
Wayne Mitchem
David Monks
David Lockwood
Gina Fernandez
Bob Bellinger
Paul Guillebeau
Powell Smith
University of Georgia

Guía para el uso adecuado de plaguicidas y la correcta disposición de sus envases

El objetivo de esta publicación, es actuar como material didáctico de apoyo, en jornadas de capacitación del Proyecto Regional Evaluación y Promoción de la Sustentabilidad de Agroecosistemas en el área del Centro Regional Buenos Aires Sur. Proporciona una...
Fanny Martens
INTA Argentina

Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Soil Fumigation for Florida Vegetable Production

Florida growers, who have continued to rely on existing and internationally approved CUE supplies of methyl bromide, painfully recognize an increase in price, a future of diminishing supply, and the limits to which methyl bromide use rates can be reduced without loss of pesticidal efficacy and...
J. W. Noling
D. A. Botts
A. W. MacRae
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

IRAC Mode of Action Classification

  Insecticide Resistance Action Committee (IRAC) The IRAC Mode of Action (MoA) classification provides farmers, growers, advisors, extension staff, consultants and crop protection professionals with a guide to the selection of insecticides or acaricides for use in an effective and sustainable...
IRAC Mode of Action Working Group
Insecticide Resistance Action Committee (IRAC)