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

Control mecánico de plagas, C5

El control mecánico de las plagas comprende las técnicas más antiguas y simples de la lucha contra los insectos. Estas técnicas consisten en la remoción y destrucción de los insectos y órganos infestados de las plantas. También se incluye la...
Fausto H. Cisneros
AgriFoodGateway.com

Métodos y estrategias en el control de plagas, C4

  En general, se acepta que el control de una plaga consiste en mantener la densidad de su población debajo del nivel en el cual comienza a causar perjuicio económico. Por Método de Control de Plagas se entiende en esta publicación, todo sistema natural o artificial...
Fausto H. Cisneros
AgriFoodGateway.com

Vegetable Growers' Handbook Chapter VI: Insect Management

Insects are a major limiting factor in commercial vegetable production. Minor insect damage lowers the crop's value because the market demands clean, unblemished produce. Growers need to quickly recognize insect problems and practice early control to prevent a buildup and keep insect pests...
James Robinson
Texas AgriLife Extension Service

Manejo de agroquímicos en sistemas hortícolas

  Esta publicación presenta antecedentes respecto de la condición de calidad de los productos hortícolas, incluyendo su inocuidad, considerando para ello evaluaciones agronómicas, ambientales e incluyendo potenciales factores de contaminación química (...
Carlos Rojas-Walker
Alfonso Chacón
Stella Moyano
Patricia Estay
Paulina Sepúlveda
Juan Ormeño
Sergio González
INIA Chile

Mediterranean Fruit Fly Action Plan

Ceratitis capitata This action plan provides guidelines and actions for the eradication of a Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) infestation. This action plan supplements information contained in the Medfly Program Manual, Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) Treatment Manual, and Emergency Programs...
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

Vegetable Production Handbook for Florida

This is an excellent manual with practical information for vegetable growers. Includes the following topics: Soil and Fertilizer Management for Vegetable Production in Florida Principles and Practices for Irrigation Management Nematodes and Their Management Weed Management...
Daniel A. Botts
Peter J. Dittmar
Michael D. Dukes
Mary L. Lamberts
Andrew W. MacRae
Eugene McAvoy
Joseph W. Noling
Stephen M. Olson
Monica Ozores-Hampton
Natalia Peres
James F. Price
Richard N. Raid
Pam D. Roberts
Bielinski M. Santos
Eric H. Simonne
Scott A. Smith
Crystal A. Snodgrass
David D. Sui
Gary E. Vallad
Susan E. Webb
Alicia J. Whidden
Vance M. Whitaker
Shouan Zhang
Lincoln Zotarelli
Citrus & Vegetable Magazine

Insect, Disease and Nematode Control for Commercial Vegetables

Recommendations are organized into sections by crop. Within a crop, specific pests are listed along with their control recommenda tions. Frequent users may want to insert tabs for easy location of each crop section. This publication focuses on chemical tactics and should be used in conjunction...
George Bird
Mary Hausbeck
Lynnae J. Jess
William Kirk
Zsofia Szendrei
Fred Warner
Michigan State University Extension

General Concepts of Integrated Pest Management

Effective management of a pest problem depends on: Correct diagnosis of the problem and correct identifi cation of the pest causing it. Use of techniques to prevent or delay infestations or infections as well as techniques to control them. Early detection of pests by frequent inspection...
Michael A. Ellis
Celeste Welty
Richard C. Funt
Douglas Doohan
Roger N. Williams
Maurus Brown
Bruce Bordelon
Ohio State University Extension

Organic Insect and Disease Control for lettuce

Lettuce belongs to the Composite family, a large group that includes sunflowers, artichokes, endive and chicory, as well as noxious weeds like thistles and ragweed. It is commonly grown for its edible leaves as a salad crop. It may be the most widely grown crop on organic farms because its value...
Brian Caldwell
Emily Brown Rosen
Eric Sideman
Anthony M. Shelton
Christine D. Smart
Cornell University

Alternativas de Desinfección de Suelo en la Producción de Tomates en Invernaderos de Colín

El presente boletín técnico presenta las principales enfermedades detectadas en la producción de tomates de invernadero causadas por nematodos y hongos. Se presentan los resultados de las mediciones de efectividad de control lograda con los diferentes tratamientos aplicados....
Jorge Riquelme
Jorge Carrasco
INIA Chile