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

Identification of Epiphytic Yeasts and Bacteria with Potential for Biocontrol of Grey Mold Disease on Table Grapes Caused by Botrytis cinerea

  The objective of this study was to identify grapevine epiphytic yeasts and bacteria for biocontrol of Botrytis cinerea on grapes. Antagonistic yeasts and bacteria were isolated from the epiphytic flora associated with grape berries and leaves cv. ‘Thompson seedless’ from...
Kazem Kasfi
Parissa Taheri
Behrooz Jafarpour
Saeed Tarighi
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research

Herbs for Texas Landscape

  Herbs are an ancient category of the plant world. Found almost everywhere, herbs have been defined generally as “the useful plants.” Besides adding beauty, herbs are used for cooking, making scents and perfumes, practicing aromatherapy, herbal healing in ...
Joseph Masabni
Ann Wheeler
Mengmeng Gu
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

2017 Florida Plant Disease Management Guide: Watermelon

  Table of Contents:  Specific Common Diseaeses Alternaria Leaf Spot (Alternaria cucumerina) Anthracnose (Colletotrichum orbiculare) Angular Leaf Spot (Pseudomonas syringae pv. lachrymans/Pseudomnas syringae) Bacterial Fruit Blotch (Acidovorax citrulli) Blossom-end Rot (Calcium...
Pamela D. Roberts
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Growing Potatoes at Home

  The potato is one of America's most popular vegetables. Each year, Americans eat an average of 125 pounds of potatoes per person. Solanum tuberosum--also called the Irish potato--is a cool season crop. During the winter and spring months, Florida's commercial farms grow and...
Horticulture Sciences Department, University of Florida
Horticulture Sciences Department, University of Florida

Insect Management for Cruciferous

  Cruciferous vegetables are a large and increasingly important crop group in Florida. A number of insects feed exclusively on crucifers and affect all of the crops listed in the title above. Because most of the newer insecticides are being labeled for the entire crop...
H. A. Smith
A. Niño
S. E. Webb
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Population Parameters of Tetranychus merganser Boudreaux (Acari Tetranychidae) in Papayo (Carica papaya L.) at Different Temperatures

  Tetranychus merganser is a mite species that causes greater economic damage in the papaya (Carica papaya) production area in the state of Veracruz, Mexico. Therefore, it was necessary to study their biology in order to make better decisions in their management. We...
Noel Reyes-Pérez
Juan A. Villanueva-Jiménez
Mónica de la Cruz Vargas-Mendoza
Héctor Cabrera-Mireles
Gabriel Otero-Colina
Agrociencia

Pest Management Guide: Field Crops, 2018

  Table of Contents: Regulations and Basic Information Livestock Disease and Nematode Management in Field Crops Insect Control in Field Crops Weed Control in Field Crops Plant Regulators      
Michael Flessner
Charles W. Cahoon
Virginia Cooperative Extension

2018 Spray Bulletin for Commercial Tree Fruit Growers

  Table of Contents: Integrated Pest Management, Degree Days Pesticide Safety and Application Chemical Control of Disease and Insects Chemical Control of Weeds Growth Regulators for Fruit Trees Wildlife Control Program Orchard Nutritional Program Nematode Management Preharvest and Restricted...
Virgina Cooperative Extension
West Virginia University
University of Maryland Extension
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Parámetros Poblacionales de Tetranychus merganser Boudreaux (Acari: Tetranychidae) en Papayo (Carica papaya L.) a Diferentes Temperaturas

  El ácaro Tetranychus merganser es una de las especies que causa mayor daño económico en la zona productora de papayo (Carica papaya) del estado de Veracruz, México. Por tanto, se requiere conocer aspectos de su biología para tomar ...
Noel Reyes-Pérez
Juan A. Villanueva-Jiménez
Mónica de la Cruz Vargas-Mendoza
Héctor Cabrera-Mireles
Gabriel Otero-Colina
Agrociencia

Blueberry Gardener's Guide

  The purpose of this publication is to provide home gardeners with basic information on growing blueberries in Florida. Commercial growers and those interested in more detailed information on growing blueberries in Florida are encouraged to visit the UF/IFAS Extension publications...
J. G. Williamson
P. M. Lyrene
J. W. Olmstead
IFAS Extension, University of Florida