Weed Control - Chemical, Mechanical, Herbicides

Establishing Row-middle Ground Cover Options for High Density Apple Orchards in Western NY

Sod or grass is the most common row-middle ground cover in apple orchards in Western NY. Many different grasses and grass mixtures are available. The OVN-Mix (Orchard- Vineyard-Nursery Mix - 40% proprietary perennial rye grass, 30% creeping red fescue, 30% chewing fescue) is the most common g...
Mario Miranda Sazo
Deborah Breth
Elizabeth Tee
New York Fruit Quarterly

Adjuvants and the Power of the Spray Droplet

Why does a pesticide work well one time and not so well the next when everything seems the same? Variable weather could play a role. Or the pest could be less susceptible to the active ingredient. At other times, an inconsistent pesticide performance seems inexplicable. In many ways, pesticide...
Fred Whitford
Gregory Lindner
Bryan Young
Donald Penner
Jason Deveau
Douglas Linscott
Heping Zhu
Richard Zollinger
Eric Spandl
Bill Johnson
Kiersten Wise
Aaron Patton
Chuck Champion
Nick Harre
Norman Wagoner
Kevin Leigh Smith
Purdue University

Introduction to Coffee Management through Discovery Learning

An integrated pest management (IPM) system, or an integrated crop management (ICM) system can never be a prescriptive, ‘off the shelf’ package. A grower must look at all the options available to him or her and make an informed decision as to which measures to take. Because each farmer...
Martin Kimani
Tony Little
Janny G.M. Vos
CABI Bioscience

Herbicides Registered in Almonds in California

Charts & Tables: Susceptibility of Annual Broadleaf Weeds to Herbicides Registered in Almonds in California Susceptibility of Annual Grass and Perennial Weeds to Herbicides Registered in Almonds in California Performance of Preemergence Herbicides Performance of Postemergence...
Kurt Hembree

Weed Control Guide for Vegetable Crops

Profitable crop production depends on effective weed control. Weeds reduce crop yields by competing with crops for water, nutrients and light. Some weeds release toxins that inhibit crop growth, and others may harbor insects, diseases or nematodes that attack crops. Weeds often interfere with...
Bernard H. Zandstra
Michigan State University Extension Bulletin

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying horse or livestock manure, compost, hay, or grass clippings to the soil. The symptoms reported include poor seed germination; death of young plants; twisted, cupped, and elongated leaves; misshapen...
Jeanine Davis
Sue Ellen Johnson
Katie Jennings
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Clasificación y uso de los herbicidas por su modo de acción

La interferencia de la maleza en los cultivos ocasiona pérdidas en el rendimiento y calidad de los productos cosechados y las prácticas realizadas para su control, incrementan los costos de producción. El manejo de maleza debe considerar la integración de prá...
Enrique Rosales Robles
Ricardo Sánchez de la Cruz
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales Agrícolas y Pecuarias, Mexico

Peanut- Insect, Disease, Nematode, and Weed Control Recommendations

Contents IPM Insect Control in Peanuts Table of Peanut Insect Control (chemical) Table of Common Beneficial Insects Occurring in Peanut Fields Disease and Nematode Control Table of Peanut Disease Control Table of Properties of Fungicides and Nematicides Used on Peanuts That May...
Alabama Cooperative Extension System
Alabama A&M and Auburn Universities

Manual del Cultivo de la Cebolla: Control de Malezas

El control de malezas es una operación que requiere mucho tiempo y dinero. Con frecuencia constituye una elevado proporción del  costo del cultivo. Las cebollas tienen un sistema radical limitado y sus hojas nunca cubren completamente al suelo, por lo que son malas competidoras...
Oscar G. Campeglia
INTA Argentina

Mint production and pest management in Indiana

The mints are grown for the essential oils that they produce in specialized glands on the leaves and stems. This oil is readily recovered by steam distillation of the harvested hay. Peppermint and spearmint oils are widely used to flavor chewing gum, candy, pharmaceuticals, toothpaste and other...
Steve Weller
Ralph Green
Cheri Janssen
Fred Whitford
Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service