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

The Need for Herbicide Use in Direct Seeding, Promotes More Sustainable and Implementation of Integrated Systems

          Technological advances the Argentine has been in recent years such that now stands at the forefront worldwide. The explosion of agriculture, tillage, GM crops and the widespread use of glyphosate have raised controversy, especially regarding the toxicity of the...
Luna V
Masciarelli O
Travaglia C
Marchetti G
Lucero M
Reinoso H
Advances in Crop Science and Technology

Assessment of Some Onion Accessions for Their Resistance to Thrips in Arumeru District, Tanzania

Onion thrips (Thrips tabaci Lindeman) are dual destructive as both pests and vectors of Tospo viruses. Thrips tabaci has impact on a wide range of crops. Thrips damage, thrips count, leaf parameters, tolerance, susceptibility and onion yield of thirteen onion genotypes and three commercial onion...
Agnes M.S. Nyomora
International Journal of Horticulture and Ornamental Plants

Southeastern Peach, Nectarine and Plum Pest Management and Culture Guide

This guide covers multiple states and production areas. Pest problems vary across the Southeast. Pesticide rates are a guideline. Exceptions are noted for specific locations and pests, but this guide does not list every exception. Listed pesticides may not be registered for the uses recommended...
Dan Horton
Phil Brannen
Bob Bellinger
David Lockwood
David Ritchie
University of Gerogia Extension

Effect of Bagging on Chemical Properties of Mango (Mangifera indica L.) cv. Alphonso

An experiment was conducted to study the effect of bagging on growth and development of mango (Mangifera indica L.) cv. Alphonso in the year 2012 from March to June, undertaken in Randomized Block Design. Mango fruits were subjected to six types of bagging treatments with 3...
D Nagaharshitha
RR Khopkar
PM Haldankar
PC Haldavanekar
YR Parulekar

Tolerance of Lemons and the Mediterranean Fruit Fly to Carbonyl Sulfide Quarantine Fumigation

Lemons (Citrus limon Burm.) were evaluated for their tolerance to carbonyl sulfide (COS) fumigation and the influence of COS on market quality. At 70 mg l-1 no significant deleterious changes occurred in market quality up to a fumigation duration of 8 h and only a slight amount of peel injury...
D.M. Obenland
E.B. Jang
L.H. Aung
L. Zettler
Elsevier Science, Ltd

Estado fitosanitario del azafrán en Aragón (España): insectos, ácaros, nematodos, virus, bacterias y malas hierbas

  El azafrán cultivado en España está adquiriendo relevancia en las últimas décadas como producto de gran calidad, lo que requiere la selección de cormos (sus órganos reproductivos) sanos para la plantación con el objetivo de mantener un...
A. Cirujeda
Mª M. Coca-Abia
F. Escriu
A. Palacio-Bielsa
A.I. Marí
P. Zuriaga
J. Aibar
M. Luis-Arteaga
C. Zaragoza

Combined Efficacy of Biofertilizer with Different Biopesticides on Aphid’s Infestation (Acyrnthosiphon pisum) and the Productivity of Pea Crop (Pisum sativum)

  Legumes are the major source of protein diet in India and its quality and quantity is mainly affected by insect pests and aphids. Acyrthosiphon pisum is considered to be a serious pest of pea crop because it reduces both weight and caloric content of young pea plants by as much as 64 and 113...
K. Mishra
K. Singh
Academic Journal of Entomology

Sweet Corn Production

Sweet corn is a crop that lends itself well to small-scale and part-time farming operations. Initial investment is relatively low, and many field operations - such as land preparation, planting, and harvesting - can be custom-hired. Equipment needs on a small-acreage farm are not very great, and...
Michael D. Orzolek
Lynn F. Kime
Jayson K. Harper
Penn State Extension

Spinosad Material Fact Sheet

USDA-NOP: considered nonsynthetic, allowed. Preventive, cultural, mechanical and physical methods must be first choice for pest control, and conditions for use of a biological material must be documented in the organic system plan (7CFR 205.206(e)). The National Organic Standards Board reviewed...
Brian Caldwell
Emily Brown Rosen
Eric Sideman
Anthony M. Shelton
Christine D. Smart
Cornell Cooperative Extension Publication

Pesticidal Soap Material Fact Sheet

USDA - NOP STATUS: Allowed for use as insecticide, miticide, algicide, and moss killer. Ammonium soaps are permitted as animal repellants provided there is no contact with edible portion of crop or with soil. Soap is not currently permitted for use as a fungicide or herbicide. (NOP 2000). The USDA-...
Cornell Organic Resource Guide
Cornell University