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

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

Efficiency of Chrysoperla carnea and Trichogramma chilonis Against Infestation of Citrus Leafminer (Phyllocnistis citrella Stainton)

  Citrus leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella Stainton (Gracillariidae: Lepidoptera), is a major and potential pest of citrus fruits which causes extensive damage to young leaf flush by making shallow tunnels. Its young larvae after emergence from eggs feed in tunnels and later on curling of...
Muhammad Faisal Shareef
Abu Bakar Muhammad Raza
Kanwer Shahzad Ahmed
Muhammad Asghar Ali
Muhammad Zeeshan Majeed
Academic Journal of Entomology

Application of Pesticide in Pest Management: The Case of Lowland Vegetable Growers

  This study investigates pest management practices among lowland farmers on growing leafy and fruit vegetables, particularly focusing on the pesticide usage in controlling pest. In Malaysia, vegetable productions in lowland areas are to some extent really important as in the highland areas...
A. B. Halimatunsadiah
M. Norida
D. Omar
N. H. Kamarulzaman
International Food Research Journal

Insect and Disease Control of Fruits

  Contents:  Apple Spray Program Blueberry Management Program  Caneberry Management Program Bunch Grape Management Program Muscadine Grape Management Program Peach and Nectarine Spray Guide Nematode Control on Peaches Strawberry Disease Control Strawberry Insect Management
J. F. Walgenbach
K. S. Yoder
H. J. Burrack
W. O. Cline
M. Nita
D. F. Ritchie
F. J. Louws
NC Cooperative Extension Service

2016 Southeast Regional Strawberry Integrated Pest Management Guide

  Contents: App and Online Tools General Pesticide Information Seasonal “At-a-Glance” Arthropod Guide Pre-planting: Disease and Weed Management Pre-plant dips Fumigants Fungicide Resistance Management Recommendations Planting and Early Post-planting: Disease Management Post-...
Frank J. Louws
Carol Hicks
Charles Johnson
Guido Schnabel
Kathryn Fontenot
Hannah J. Burrack
Katie Jennings
Wayne Mitchem
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service