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

Cultivation of Tomato

  Tomato is one of the most widely cultivated crops in the world. It is an important source of vitamins and an important cash crop for smallholders and medium-scale commercial farmers. This Agrodok focuses on good practices for growing a healthy tomato crop and obtaining a reasonably steady...
Shankara Naika
Joep van Lidt de Jeude
Marja de Goffau
Martin Hilmi
Barbara van Dam

Alimentos Producidos Orgánicamente

  Estas directrices se han preparado con el fin de ofrecer un enfoque concertado respecto a los requisitos que socalzan la producción, el etiquetado y la producción de propiedades de los alimentos producidos orgánicamente. La finalidad de estas directrices es: Proteger a...
World Health Organization
World Health Organization

How to Control the Mango Fruit Fly

  This 8-page fold-out leaflet, practical for use in the field and easy to read, covers the subject of controlling the mango fruit fly. It gives some background to the subject, outlines processes and provides tips, tables and explanatory line drawings.   The mango tree suffers from...

Sustainable Food Production Practices in the Caribbean

  Contents: 1. The role of small producers, family farms and women farmers in sustainable food production and food security 2. Youth: Adding value to agriculture in the Caribbean 3. Small animal production systems: Rabbits and ducks 4. Rain shelters and net-houses for vegetable production 5....
Wayne G. Ganpat
Wendy-Ann P. Isaac
Ian Randle Publishers

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

  Objectives Introduction Pests as Part of a Natural System IPM Approach Pest Management Cultural Management Soil Preparation Plant Selection Rotation Interplanting Planting Dates Weed Management Trap Crops Limitations of Cultural Management Mechanical Management Limitations of Mechanical...
Steven Frank
Lucy Bradley
Kathleen Moore
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Evaluación de dos Sistemas de Control de Plagas en Tomate: IPM (Manejo Integrado de Plagas) vs Control Químico (bajo UNE 155001) bajo Plástico Convencional y Antiplagas

  El sistema hortícola almeriense ha experimentado un enorme desarrollo, y se plantea nuevos objetivos que permitan ayudar a solventar la problemática actual a nivel de plagas y enfermedades, siendo uno de los principales prioridades optimizar el empelo de fitosanitarios para...
Juan Carlos Gázquez Garrido
Juan Carlos López Hernández
Manuel Ángel Gómez Romero
María Jose Ort
Cajamar Caja Rural

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

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