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

Incidencia de Aves Granivoras y Su Importancia como Plagas en El Cultivo de Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) en El Altiplano Peruano

  La quinua es uno de los principales cultivos en el altiplano peruano, muy revalorado actualmente por sus cualidades nutricionales, pero con fuertes incidencias de aves-plaga que pueden mermar significativamente su productividad. El objetivo de este estudio fue evaluar la comunidad...
Alfredo Loza-Del Carpio
Judith Clavitea
Pedro Delgado
African Crop Science Journal

Effect of Hydrogen Peroxide and Thiourea in Dormancy Breaking of Microtubers and Field-grown Tubers of Potato

  Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) microtubers or field-grown tubers have a dormant apical bud (also called tuber dormancy). They do not readily sprout even if environmental conditions are favorable, including optimum temperature and humidity. The objective of this study was to evaluate...
F. Mani
T. Bettaeib
N. Doudech
C. Hannachi
African Crop Science Journal

Influence of 2, 3-Dihydro-2, 2-Dimethyl Benzofuran Rates and Okra Varieties on The Incidence of Flea Beetle

  Okra, Abelmoschus esculentus L. (Syn. Hibiscus esculentus) is an important vegetable crop cultivated mainly for its immature edible green fruits that are known for their high levels of vitamins A, C and some minerals. Unfortunately, insect pests are a major setback for commercial...
E.O. Ogah
African Crop Science Journal

Alabama Pest Management Handbook 2018

  Table of Contents: Safety Contact Information Worker Protection Standard Safe use, handling, and storage of pesticides  
Sonja B. Thomas
Alabama Cooperative Extension System

Integrated Strategies for Management of Spotted Wing Drosophila in Organic Small Fruit Production

  Table of Content: Introduction Monitoring, identification and thresholds Cultivar selection Sanitation Pruning and harvest frequency Exclusion netting Attract-and-kill Biological control Chemical control Post-harvest cooling Summary  References and resources
Heather Leach
Matthew J. Grieshop
Rufus Isaacs
Michigan State University

2017 Vegetable Production Handbook for Florida - Cucurbits

  Table of Contents: Botany and Planting Cultivars Asian Cucurbits Cultivars  
Josh H. Freeman
Eugene J. McAvoy
Nathan S. Boyd
Monica Ozores-Hampton
Mathews Paret
Qingren Wang
Christian F. Miller
Joseph W. Noling
Xavier Martini
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Cornell High Tunnels Crop Guide - Tomato

  Table of Contents: Structures and Trellising Timing Bed Preparation Fertillization Irrigation Varieties Pests and Diseases
Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Commercial Crop Guide Collands & Kale

  Table of Contents: Varieties  Soil preferences Optimum growing conditions Establishment methods Fertility/fertilization Water/irrigation Pest management  Harvest Transit condition
Commercial Crop Guide Collands & Kale
Agrilife Extension Texas A&M System

Efficacy of Reduced-Risk Insecticides to Control Flower Thrips in Early-Season Blueberries and Their Effect on Orius insidiosus, A Natural Enemy of Flower Thrips

  Flower thrips are one of the key pests in production of southern highbush blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum L. × V. darrowi Camp). They feed on the reproductive parts of the flower and reduce yield. Very few insecticides are available to manage thrips population. Therefore, it is...
Oscar E. Liburd
Hector Alejandro Arevalo
Elena M. Rhodes
Agricultural Sciences

Spatial Distribution of Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) (Hemiptera: Triozidae) on Green Tomato (Physalis ixocarpa (Brot.))

  Green tomato (Physalis ixocarpa Brot.) is host to several pests, including Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) that causes up to 45 % of yield losses due to transmission of a phytoplasm of group I. However, there are no estimates of the parameters of the sampling programs for...
Leonardo A. Crespo-Herrera
Jorge Vera-Graziano
Hiram Bravo-Mojica
José López-Collado
Roberto Reyna-Robles
Aureliano Peña-Lomelí
Víctor Manuel-Pinto
Ramón Garza-García