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

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)

Mode of Action Classification Poster

  This is the IRAC Mode of Action Classification summarized in an easy to use poster. It is highly recommended to download the poster and have it posted in a visible location. The IRAC Mode of Action (MoA) classification provides farmers, growers, advisors, extension staff, consultants and...
IRAC Mode of Action Working Group
Insecticide Resistance Action Committee (IRAC)

Controlled atmosphere treatment for control of grape mealybug, Pseudococcus maritimus (Ehrhorn) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), on harvested table grapes

  Controlled atmosphere (CA) treatments with ultralow oxygen (ULO) alone and in combinations with 50% carbon dioxide were studied to control grape mealybug, Pseudococcus maritimus (Ehrhorn) on harvested table grapes. Two ultralow oxygen levels, 30 and <0.01 µL L−1, were tested...
Yong-Biao Liu
Postharvest Biology and Technology

Rearing and Release of Aphelinus mali (Hald) (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae), the Sole Parasitoid of Woolly Apple Eriosoma lanigerum (Hausmann) (Homoptera: Eriosomatidae) on Apple orchards in Ash-Shoubak

  Aphelinus mali (Hald) (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) is the sole parasitoid of woolly apple aphid (WAA), Eriosoma lanigerum (Hausmann) (Homoptera: Eriosomatidae). Five ratios of parasitoid to aphid colonies were tested to determine the suitable amount of the parasitoid that gives the highest...
Mazen Ateyyat
Marwan Al-Awamleh
Hassan El-Osofi
Academic Journal of Entomology

Update on diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella) insecticide resistance and the vegetable brassica insecticide management strategy

The susceptibility of field populations of diamondback moth (DBM), Plutella xylostella, to lambda-cyhalothrin, methamidophos, spinosad and indoxacarb collected from the four major brassica-growing regions has been assessed approximately every 2 years from 1997 to 2008. Recent results indicate that...
G.P. Walker
S.I. Davis
F.H. MacDonald
T.J.B. Herman
New Zealand Plant Protection

Control of passionvine hopper and cicada eggs on kiwifruit canes with bifenthrin and a new superpenetrant adjuvant

A novel option for control of passionvine hopper (PVH, Scolypopa australis) and chorus cicada (Amphipsalta zelandica) on kiwifruit was investigated. This involved applying an insecticide to PVH and cicada egg sites in the dormant kiwifruit canopy, using a new type of adjuvant that allows sprays to...
R.E. Gaskin
D.P. Logan
W. May
C.A. Rowe
K.D. Steele
R.M. van Leeuwen
P.G. Connolly
New Zealand Plant Protection Society