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

Guava Growing in the Florida Home Landscape

  Table of Contents: Description Varieties Climate Propagation Production Spacing Soils Planting a Guava Tree Care of Guava Tress in the Home Landscape Insect Pests Diseases Harvest, Ripening, Storage      
Jonathan H. Crane
Carlos F. Balerdi
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

North American Grapevine Yellows Disease: Current Knowledge and Management Recommendations for Wine Growers

  North American grapevine yellows (NAGY) is a lethal, insect-transmitted disease of grapevines caused by phytoplasmas (cell wall-less bacteria). North American grapevine yellows occurs throughout the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S., but it is particularly prevalent in the...
Teresa M. Stoepler
Alson H. Smith Jr
Tony K. Wolf
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Pest Management Guide: Horticultural and Forest Crops, 2018

  Table of Contents: Regulations and Basic Information Commercial Small Fruit Grapes Hops Nursery Crops Floral Crops Turf Pests of Forestry and Christmas Trees Low Management Crops and Areas Author Contant List          
Rachel Parson
Tim McCoy
Michael J. Weaver
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Why You Need to Use A Preemergence Herbicide on Sugarbeet Fields in 2018

  Late spring requires use of a preemergence herbicide after planting when waterhemp is a production challenge. Use a chloroacetamide herbicide split lay-by with glyphosate and ethofumesate at the 2-4 lf sugarbeet stage followed by the 6-8 leaf sugarbeet stage. Control waterhemp escapes when...
Tom Peters
University of Minnesota Extension

Productividad del Cultivo de Chile Jalapeño (Capsicum Annum L.) con Mandejo Orgánico o Convencional en Calakmul, Campeche, México

  Se compara el rendimiento productivo y económico del cultivo de chile jalapeño con manejo orgánico como alternativa al cultivo convencional que utiliza agroquímicos. Se sembraron dos parcelas con chile jalapeño variedad “Don Benito...
Alejandro Morón Ríos
José Armando Alayón Gamboa
Avances en Investigación Agropecuaria

2017 Florida Plant Disease Management Guide: Cucumber

  Table of Contents: Angular Leaf Spot (Pseudomonas syringae pv. lachrymans/Pseudomonas syringae) Anthracnose (Colletotrichum lagenarium) Belly Rot (Rhizoctonia solani) Cottony Leak (Pythium spp.) Damping-off (Pythium spp., Fusarium sp., Rhizoctonia solani) Downy Mildew (...
Pamela D. Roberts
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Squash Vine Borer Melittia cucurbitae (Harris) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Sesiidae)

  Squash vine borer, Melittia cucurbitae (Harris), is a diurnal (active during the day) moth species (Figure 1). The larvae complete their growth and development on wild and domesticated species of the genus Cucurbita. This insect was once considered a nuisance to...
Eutychus Kariuki
Jennifer L. Gillett-Kaufman
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide

  Vegetable gardening offers fresh air, sunshine, exercise, enjoyment, mental therapy, nutritious fresh vegetables, and economic savings, as well as many other benefits (Figure 1). Vegetables can be grown year-round in Florida if attention is paid to the appropriate...
Sydney Park Brown
Danielle Treadwell
J. M. Stephens
Susan Webb
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Integrated Pest Management for Home Gardens and Landscapes

  Integrated pest management (IPM) is the combination of actions and decisions gardeners make to protect the home garden, lawn, and landscape from unacceptable damage caused by insects, plant diseases, weeds, and other destructive pests. IPM is not one specific action or...
Laura Jesse
Erika Saalau
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers 2018

  Table of Contents: Reference Information What's new in 2018? State extension educators Soil fertility and nutrient management Transplants Irrigation, mulches, and frost control Pollination Pesticide information and safety Organic vegetable production Production tables Using a plant...
Tom Creswell
Gail Ruhl
Jamal Faghihi
Wenjing Guan
Amanda Deering
Scott Monroe
Elizabeth Wahle
Lina Rodriguez-Salamanca
Joe Hannan
Laura Jesse Iles
Donald Lewis
Raymond Cloyd
Judy O'Mara
Ben Phillips
Fred Warner
Zsofia Szendrei
Bernard Zandstra
Roger Becker
Carl Rosen
Vince Fritz
James Quinn
Zelalem Mersha
Jim Jasinski
Celeste Welty
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach