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

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

Manejo del Complejo Gallina Ciega (Coleoptera: melolonthidae) Asociado Al Cultivo de Amaranto (Amaranthus hypochondriacus L.) en Pueblo, México

  El amaranto (Amaranthus hypochondriacus L.) se cultiva en zonas agrícolas de secano en Puebla, México, y entre los factores que ocasionan pérdidas en su producción está el complejo gallina ciega; para su control se aplican cantidades abundantes de...
Víctor A. Cuate-Mozo
Agustín Aragón-García
Betzabeth C. Pérez-Torres
Jesús F. López-Olguín
Miguel Á. Morón
Reyna I. Rojas-Martínez

Xanthomonas fragariae Genetic Variability and Its Severity on Strawberry Genptypes (Fragaria x ananassa Duch)

  Xanthomonas fragariae is the causative agent of the angular leaf spot of strawberries (Fragaria X ananassa Duch). This microorganism is subject to quarantine for the mobilization and transport of propagation plant material in several countries. There is no information about the pathogen...
Noemí Rivera-Zabala
Daniel L. Ochoa-Martínez
Reyna I. Rojas-Martínez
Douglas Rodríguez-Martínez
Sergio Aranda-Ocampo
José M. Zapién-Macías

Trichoderma spp. Native Strains Molecular Identification and In Vitro Antagonistic Evaluation of root Phitopathogenic Fungus of the Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) cv. Montcalmitro

  Trichoderma spp. is a fungus of the Ascomycota division with great potential to control diseases in economically important crops. This antagonistic fungus inhibits the growth of phytopathogenic microorganisms, including those responsible for root diseases, such as Rhizoctonia spp. and...
Bertha M. Sánchez-García
Elsa Espinosa-Huerta
Emiliano Villordo-Pineda
Raúl Rodríguez-Guerra
María A. Mora-Avilés

Fusarium sp. Associated With Vanilla sp. Rot in Nayarit, Mexico

  Vanilla production is threatened by fungi, which cause diseases such as Fusariumoxysporum. This research aimed to identify Fusarium associated with rot of wild Vanilla in Nayarit, México, by morphological, molecular and pathogenic characteristics. Morphological...
Rodolfo Casillas-Isiordia
Felipe Roberto Flores-de la Rosa
Álvaro Can-Chulim
Gregorio Luna Esquivel
Raúl Rodríguez-Guerra
Leobarda Guadalupe Ramírez-Guerrero
Mauricio Luna-Rodríguez
ARPN Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science

Evaluación de la Preferencia de Liriomyza spp. en Genotipos Diferentes de Garbanzo y Efecto del Extracto de Melia Azedarach

  En Argentina se están desarrollando genotipos de garbanzo (Cicer arietinum L.) para adecuarlos a las distintas zonas de producción. Estos presentan diferentes fenotipos lo que podría afectar las preferencias de oviposición de los insectos herbívoros de h...
Delia S. Ávalos
Guillermo Ricobelli
Sara M. Palacios
María T. Defagó
Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias

Organic Gardening

  Contents:  Objectives Introduction History Principles of Organic Gardening Soil Management and Fertility Pest Management (Weeds, Insects, and Diseases) Record Keeping Summary Case Study—Think IPM: Lettuce Seedlings Frequently Asked Questions Further Reading Chapter Text...
Aimee Colf
Lucy Bradley
Frank Louws
David Orr
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Identification of Pesticide Residue level in Lettuce Based on Hyperspectra and Chlorophyll Fluorescence Spectra

  Fast identification of pesticide residue level in lettuce leaves plays a key role in the test of food safety. In order to identify the different concentrations pesticide residues of lettuce leaves in a fast and nondestructive way, the hyperspectra coupled with chlorophyll fluorescence...
Sun Jun
Zhou Xin
Mao Hanping
Wu Xiaohong
Zhang Xiaodong
Gao Hongyan
International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Effectiveness of Integrated Pest Management Practices Utilized by Farmers in Osun State, Nigeria

  The study examined the effectiveness of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices utilized by Osogbo Catholic Rural Development (RUDEP) farmers in Osun State, Nigeria. Personal and socio-economic characteristics, types of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) utilized, level of utilization of...
B.O. Adisa
O.T. Alao
World Journal of Agricultural Sciences

Organic Vegetable IPM Guide

  Interest in nonchemical pest control has increased over the past several years. To some people, this means the same as “organic farming,” which implies nature’s way. But in this publication, we talk about controlling pests without chemicals, or at least fewer chemicals....
Mississippi State University Extension
Mississippi State University Extension