Weed Control - Chemical, Mechanical, Herbicides

Midwest Small Fruit and Grape Spray Guide 2012

    The pest management recommendations in this guide have been formulated to provide you up-to-date information on pesticides and their applicability to your problem. It is suggested that you use this information to set up your own spray program. You should keep accurate records of...
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2012 Southeastern Peach, Nectarine and Plum Pest Management and Culture Guide

This guide is to be used only by commercial growers. Pest problems vary across the Southeast. This guide covers multiple states and production areas. Pesticide rates are a guideline. Contents: Effectiveness of disease control materials Peach insecticide and miticide classes, human...
Dan L. Horton
Phillip M. Brannen
University of Georgia

Spray deposition on weeds of common bean crops

Weed control failure in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) production may be related to inappropriate herbicide application techniques. The purpose of this study, therefore, was to evaluate the amount of spray solution deposition that occurred on the weeds, Bidens pilosa L. and Brachiaria...
Andreia C. P. Rodrigues-Costa
Dagoberto Martins
Neumárcio V. Costa
Maria R. R. Pereira
Ciencia e Investigación Agraria

Peanut Pest Management Scout Manual

Scouting is a tool that peanut producers have used since 1975 to make appropriate treatment decisions about pests. Scouting is only one part of an overall management program called Integrated Pest Management (IPM). The goal of IPM is to apply the most up-to-date technology to keep pest populations...
Ron Weeks
Austin Hagan
Wheeler Foshee
Dallas L. Hartzog
John W. Everest
Alabama Cooperative Extension System

Cranberry Pest Management in Wisconsin 2012

The latest recommendations for disease, insect, and weed pest management for cranberry crops. Controlling a pest – be it a weed, an insect, or a disease – is only part of total pest management program. Pest control is a corrective measure; you use pesticides or some other control...
Patricia McManus
Jed Colquhoun
R. Chris Williamson
Glenn Nice
University of Wisconsin-Extension

Glyphosate Exposure Contributes to Internal Browning of Apples during Long-Term Storage

Glyphosate (Round-Up and generics) is an important tool for managing ground cover beneath apple trees. According to the last available data from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, 54% of New York apple acreage was treated with glyphosate at least once in 2007, and 10...
Dave Rosenberger
Chris Watkins
Mario Miranda Sazo
Craig Kahlke
Jacqueline Nock
New York Fruit Quarterly

Midwest Small Fruit Pest Management Handbook: Strawberries

Strawberries are attacked by a variety of pests. Many cultural practices can help in managing these pests. The single most important factor in controlling pathogens is the maintenance of vigorously growing plants. Weeds compete with strawberries for essential water and nutrients. Weeds also...
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Organic Risk Management: Weed Profiles

This chapter will focus on management of individual weed species that can be problematic in cropping systems. These Weed Profiles describe the species and offer information on their management and the risk in different crops. The seed emergence times are approximate for central and southern...
Kristine Moncada
Sheri Huerd
University of Minnesota

Vegetable Crop Handbook for Southeastern United States - 2012

  The purpose of this book is to provide the best and most up-to-date information available for commercial vegetable growers in the southeastern US: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, Tennessee, South Carolina and Virginia. These...
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Pesticide Toxicity Profile: Arsenical Herbicides

The arsenical herbicides are a group of older herbicides, having been in use since the 1950s. There are currently three arsenical herbicide active ingredients registered for use in Florida: cacodylic acid, disodium methanearsonate, and monosodium methanearsonate (DSMA and MSMA, respectively). Many...
Frederick M. Fishel
University of Florida, IFAS