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

Improved Plantain

  The cultivation of plantain is underexploited due to inadequate provision of good quality propagation material. The negative influence of parasites also leads to the use of poor quality suckers, resulting in a growth cycle of over two years. The return on the effort put in by farmers is...
E. Lionelle Ngo-Samnick
ISF

Improving Strawberry Irrigation with Micro-Sprinklers and Their Impact on Pest Management

  Overhead aluminum sprinklers, which are used during the early stages of strawberry crop development to establish transplants and to leach out salts from the root zone, deliver significant volumes of water. Micro-sprinklers, which are typically used in orchard crops, were evaluated in a...
Surendra K. Dara
Samuel Sandoval-Solis
David Peck
Scientific Research Publishing

Intercropping Coriander with Chickpea for Pod Borer Insect Suppression

  A field experiment was conducted at the research field of Agronomy Division, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI), Joydebpur, Gazipur during rabi season of 2014-15 to find out suitable intercrop combination of coriander with chickpea for pod borer insect suppression and economic...
S.K. Paul
S. Mazumder
T.A. Mujahidi
S.K. Roy
S. Kundu
World Journal of Agricultural Sciences

Management of Root-Knot Nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) on Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench) Using Carbofuran and Some Animal Manures

   A pot experiment laid out in completely randomized design (CRD) was carried out to manage Meloidogyne incognita on okra using some animal manures viz., cow manure (CM), poultry manure (PM), goat manure (GM) and swine manure (SM)] in comparison with carbofuran. Two-week old seedlings of...
A.A. Tanimola
C. Akarekor
World Journal of Agricultural Sciences

Buenas Prácticas en Producción Ecológica: Cultivo de Hortícolas

  La horticultura ecológica es algo que se viene haciendo desde que se comenzaron a domesticar las primeras plantas, es decir, desde el inicio de la agricultura. Evidentemente, los medios tecnológicos que existían entonces no son los mismos que los actuales. Si bien es...
A. M. Alonso
G. I. Guzmán
Fundación Bancaria Ibercaja

Low Temperature Phosphine Fumigation for Postharvest Control of Western Flower Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on Lettuce, Broccoli, Asparagus, and Strawberry

  U.S. exported lettuce, broccoli, asparagus, and strawberries often harbor western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), a quarantined pest in Taiwan, and therefore require quarantine treatment. Fumigation with diluted pure phosphine at a low...
Yong-Biao Liu
Journal of Economic Entomology

Pesticide Calibration Made Easy

  Proper calibration of agricultural pesticide application equipment can mean the difference in control or failure of a pesticide against the targeted pest and potentially thousands of dollars of savings to the grower. Many growers are now using rate controllers; however, it is imperative to...
Mississippi State University Extension
Mississippi State University Extension

Screening for Aphid Incidence on Some Potato Germplasm in Plains of West Bengal

  A field trial was conducted to study the impact of various potato germplasm against aphids, Myzus persicae (Sulzer) and Aphis gossypii Glover (Aphididae: Hemiptera) during rabi season from November to March in 2012-2013 and 2013-2014, respectively at Adisaptagram Block Seed Farm, Hooghly,...
Biplab Kahar
Amitava Konar
Scientific Research Publishing

Growing Vegetables Organically

  Growing vegetables organically can be rewarding and productive. This publication explains the basic elements of successful organic vegetable production, from initial site location, soil preparation, irrigation and variety selection to insect and disease control, composting, mulching and...
George Boyhan
Robert Westerfield
Suzzanne Tate
UGA Extension

Cómo Leer la Etiqueta de un Pesticida

  Contenido:  ¿Por qué son importantes las etiquetas? ¿Qué información contiene la etiqueta en el frente?  ¿Qué otra información se puede encontrar en la etiqueta?
University of Penn State
University of Penn State