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

Which Socio-Economic Factors Matter in Farmer Group Participation? Evidence from Coffee Pest Management Learning Groups in Mt Elgon Region, Uganda

  This study was conducted in Uganda to determine whether socio-economic factors influence farmer participation in mixed sex coffee Integrated Pest Management group processes mobilized by the USAID funded Integrated Pest Management Collaborative Research (IPM CRSP) program in Uganda. The study...
Robert Ochago
Margaret M. Mangheni
Richard F. Miiro
International Journal of Agriculture Extension

2017 Spray Bulletin for Commercial Tree Fruit Growers

   Contents: Integrated pest management, degree days Pesticide safety and application Chemical control of diseases and insects Chemical control of weeds Growth regulators for fruit trees Wildlife control programs Orchard nutritional programs Nematode programs Preharvest and restricted...
D. G. Pfeiffer
J. C. Bergh
J. M. Wilson
Sherif Sherif
K. S. Yoder
J. F. Derr
M. J. Weaver
J. Parkhurst
Daniel L. Frank
Mahfuz Rahman
J. B. Kotcon
R. S. Chandran
C. R. R. Hooks
C. S. Walsh
A. Brown
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Socio-Economic Factors and Integrated Pest Management Utilisation Among Cocoa Farmers in Edo State

  Pests and diseases have largely contributed to decline the productivity of cocoa in Nigeria. For example, about 25-30% loss in yield of cocoa has been attributed to the cocoa mirid, Sahlbergella singularis while about 17% is lost through the feeding of the cocoa pod borer...
E.O. Uwagboe
L.A. Akinbile
O.O. Oduwole
American-Eurasian Journal of Agronomy

Expression of Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase 2 (HMG2) Gene in Chilli (Capsicum annuum L.) CM334 Infected by Nacobbus aberrans and Phytophthora capsici

  Plants of chilli Capsicum annuum L. CM334 show a high level of resistance to Phytophthora capsici, but are susceptible to Nacobbus aberrans; such resistance has been associated with capsidiol accumulation, a sesquiterpene phytoalexin. In the present study the expression of...
Edgar Villar-Luna
Reyna I. Rojas-Martínez
Benito Reyes-Trejo
Mario Rocha-Sosa
Emma Zavaleta-Mejía
Agrociencia

Studies on Penicillium digitatum, Botryodiploidia theobromae, Alternaria tenuis and Trichoderma harzianum for Bicontrol of Phytophthora palmivora Cocoa Black Pod Disease Pathogen

  In vitro studies on biological control of Phytophthora palmivora cocoa black pod disease pathogen by Penicillium digitatum, Botryodiploidia theobromae, Alternaria tenuis and Trichoderma harzianum were carried out using dual culture technique. The percentage inhibition of radial...
M.O. Adebola
J.E. Amadi
American-Eurasian Journal of Agronomy

Plant Parasitic Nematode Communities Associated with Pepper Crops in Aguie Region (Niger Republic)

  Pests and diseases are cited as major biotic constraints to pepper production in Niger. While, insect pests and some diseases are well known, the plant parasitic nematodes communities are ignored. To characterize these communities, a survey was carried out in the Aguie area in the...
Haougui Adamou
Nouri Kassoum Mamame
Basso Adamou
Doumma Ali
Adam Toudou
Botany Research International

Expresión del Gen HMG2 (Hidroximetialglutaril-COA Reductasa 2) en Chile (Capsicum annuum L.) CM334 Infectado por Nacobbus aberrans Y Phytophthora capsici

  Plantas de chile Capsicum annuum L. CM334 exhiben un alto grado de resistencia a Phytophthora capsici, pero son susceptibles a Nacobbus aberrans; tal resistencia se ha asociado con la acumulación de capsidiol, una fitoalexina sesquiterpénica. En el presente estudio se determin...
Edgar Villar-Luna
Reyna I. Rojas-Martínez
Benito Reyes-Trejo
Mario Rocha-Sosa
Emma Zavaleta-Mejía
Agrociencia

Environmental Effects and Damage Pattern of Insect Pests on Cocoa Production in Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria

  Paucity of information in recent times on major and minor insect pest status of cacao plantations in Nigeria necessitated this survey. Knowledge of the insect pest complex associated with any crop is essential for developing effective control strategies for such pests. A survey was...
O.M. Azeez
American-Eurasian Journal Agricultural & Environmental Sciences

Biocontrol con Levaduras de Penicillium expansum y Botrytis cinerea en Manzana Golden Delicious

  Los hongos Penicillium expansum y Botrytis cinerea son los principales patógenos causantes de las pérdidas poscosecha en manzanas producidas en Chihuahua, México. Para el control de estos patógenos generalmente se utilizan fungicidas sint...
Víctor Manuel Guerrero-Prieto
David Ignacio Berlanga-Reyes
Dámaris Leopoldina Ojeda-Barrios
Technociencia Chihuahua

Field Evaluation of Different Insecticides Against Wheat Aphid (Schizaphis graminum Rondani) and Comparative Yield Assessment for Different Wheat Cultivars

  Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is an important cereal crop and is used as a staple food all over the world. Wheat aphid (Schizaphis graminum R.) is a destructive insect pest of wheat crop. Field trials were carried out to evaluate the efficacy of three synthetic insecticides at their...
Muhammad Adnan Shafique
Kanwer Shahzad Ahmed
Naveed Haider
Rashad Rasool Khan
Muhammad Zeeshan Majeed
Academic Journal of Entomology