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

Southeast Regional Blueberry Horticulture and Growth Regulator Guide

  Contents:  Site Selection  Soil pH  Soil Moisture  Blueberry Type Important Cultural Practices   Fertilizer recommendations for Georgia:  Fertilizer recommendations for North Carolina: Overview of Blueberry Growth Regulators 
Gerard Krewer
Bill Cline
D. Scott NeSmith
The Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium

2017 Integrated Orchard Management Guide for Commercial Apples in the Southeast

  Pest and Orchard Management Program Tree Row Volume: A Model for Determining Spray Volume IPM Practices for Selected Pests Pesticide Resistance Management Effect of pH on Pesticide Activity Orchard Floor Management Apple Pollination, Honey Bees, and Pesticides Soil and Plant Analysis...
Jim Walgenbach
Mike Parker
Sara Villani
Wayne Mitchem
David Lockwood
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Thai FDA Revises Pesticide Residue Standards and MRLs in Food

  On January 27, 2017, the Thai Food and Drug Administration notified the WTO (G/SPS/N/THA/183/Rev.1) on the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) Notification Regarding Food Containing Pesticide Residue. This notification revises maximum residue limits and standards for pesticide residues in food...
Sukanya Sirikeratikul
USDA GAIN

2017 Southeast Regional Organic Blueberry Pest Management Guide

  Contents:  General Considerations Integrated Management Guide (Insect and Disease Control)  Selected NOP-Approved Products for Management of Blueberry Diseases Seasonal “At a Glance” Fungicidal Spray Timing Selected NOP-Approved Products for Management of Blueberry...
The Cooperative Extension Service
The Cooperative Extension Service

Pesticides and Pesticide Safety

  Contents:  Objectives Introduction Types of Pesticides Pesticide Formulations Labels and Labeling Equipment Preparation and Application Disposal, Cleanup, and Storage Pesticide Failures and Plant Damage Potential Harm to Humans Pesticides and the Environment Frequently Asked Questions...
Steven Frank
Wayne Buhler
Steven Frank
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

2016 Southeast Regional Muscadine Grape Integrated Management Guide

  Contents:  Pesticide Emergencies (contacts) Pesticide Liability and Stewardship Integrated Management Guide (Insect and Disease Control) Cultural Practices Fungicide Efficacy Chart Weed Management Guide Herbicide Resistance Management Information Suggested Herbicide Programs for Grape...
Bill Cline
Frank Hale
Wayne Mitchem
Katie Jennings
David Lockwood
Ash Sial
Phil Brannen
Powell Smith
The Cooperative Extension Service

Non-Chemical Crop Protection

  Farmers often do not realize that their unsprayed fields are full of beneficial insects (parasitoids and predators) which keep pest numbers under control. However, these natural enemies are much more vulnerable to pesticides than the targeted pests. So when pesticides are used, natural...
Piet Scheepens
Rik Hoevers
CTA

2017 Southeast Regional Blueberry Integrated Management Guide

  Contents:  Pesticide Emergencies Pesticide Liability and Stewardship Resistance Management Pollinator Protection Integrated Management Guide (Insect and Disease Control) Fungicide Efficacy Comparison  Insecticide Efficacy Comparison Fungicide Resistance Management Information...
Hannah Burrack
Phil Brannen
Mark Czarnota
David Lockwood
Ash Sial
Powell Smith
The Cooperative Extension Service

How can I Manage Pests and Diseases Naturally?

  Farmers consider organisms which reduce their crop yields as pests and diseases. Insects, birds or other animals are considered as pests, whenever they cause damage to crops or to stored produce. Fungi, bacteria and viruses are recognized as diseases, when they interrupt or modify the vital...
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture

Fruit Growing in the Tropics

  With its combination of traditional knowledge and insights gained from research, the aim of this revised text is to foster your interest in, and understanding of, fruit growing. Although it does not highlight specific fruit crops, the text contains a wealth of information for home gardeners...
Ed Verheij
CTA