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

Organic Production and IPM Guide for Strawberries

  Table of contents: General organic management practices Soil health  Site selection Cover crops Variety selection Nutrient management  Organic strawberry IPM Food safety Small-scale sprayer technology Pesticides mentioned in this publication  References and resources...
Juliet Carroll
Marvin Pritts
Catherine Heidenreich
New York State Integrated Pest Management Program

Insect Antagonistic Bio-Inoculants for Natural Control of Leaf-Mining Insect Pests of French Beans

  Fungal endophytes, specifically, Trichoderma asperellum, Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae; strains M2RT4, S4SU1 and S4ST7, respectively, are known to deter aphid infestation and damage to leguminous crops, but no research exists on their biochemical profiles and effects on...
J. Akello
A. Chabi-Olaye
R.A. Sikora
African Crop Science Journal

Antibacterial Activity of Mexican Oregano Essential Oil (Lippia berlandieri) against the Phytopathogenic Bacterium Xanthomonas euvesicatoria

  Xanthomonas euvesicatoria causes bacterial spot disease in leaves, roots, fruits and stems of pepper plants. Identification of this phytopathogen in jalapeno seeds from Delicias, Chihuahua, Mexico and diseased plants from New Mexico, USA, was carried out by isolation on...
Alba Chavez-Dozal
Hugo A Morales-Morales
Soum Sanogo
Armando Segovia-Lerma
Geoffrey B. Smith
Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable

Studies on the Occurrence and Distribution of Plant-Parasitic Nematodes in Some Pineapple-Producing States in Nigeria

  Nematode pests of pineapple have not been widely studied in Nigeria compared to other countries. This study investigated the geographical distribution of nematodes associated with pineapple in three pineapple-producing states in Nigeria. A total of 78 farms were sampled from Oyo, Ogun and...
F. Y. Daramola
S. O. Afolami
A. A. Idowu
E. I. Nwanguma
Asian Journal of Crop Science

Dissipation of Four Insecticides in Tomato Fruit Using High Performance Liquid Chromatography and QuEChERS Methodology

  Insecticides play an important role in increasing agricultural production, but their extensive use has led to environmental problems including health hazards to humans. The present study was carried out to investigate the residual levels and dissipation behavior of four insecticides, namely...
Gomaa Ramadan
Mohamed Shawir
Ahmed El-bakary
Samir Abdelgaleil
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research

Analysis of Tomato Matrix Effect in Pesticide Residue Quantification through QuEChERS and Single Quadrupole GC/MS

  The detection of pesticide in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) matrix using Gas Chromatography hyphenated to Mass Spectrometry detector (GC/MS) can affect the sensitivity of the analysis by enhancement or suppression of their chromatography response, the percentages of recoveries...
Ana M. Domínguez
Fabian Placencia
Francisco Cereceda
Ximena Fadic
Waldo Quiroz
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research

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