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3 edition of Insect and mite control in commercial vegetable crops. found in the catalog.

Insect and mite control in commercial vegetable crops.

Insect and mite control in commercial vegetable crops.

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Published by Cooperative Extension, College of Agriculture, Washington State University in Pullman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insect pests -- Control

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesExtension Bulletin -- 0872., Extension bulletin (Washington State University. Cooperative Extension) -- 872.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 54 p. ;
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17609378M
    OCLC/WorldCa7909656

    Good coverage of the underside of leaves is important. Pepper Maggot Zonosemata electa Some farms with high population of pepper maggot experience damage on eggplant, especially when peppers are rotated out of the field. Variegated Cutworm Peridroma saucia Variegated cutworms will feed on leaves, but will also chew shallow or deep holes in the fruit during mid- to late summer. Large amounts of stored grains are damaged both by actual consumption of the grain and by contamination with whole insects, insect fragments, and feces. The demand for agricultural products unblemished by insects has intensified the problems.

    Do not treat seedling plants grown for transplant. InBattles found the peak moth flight for his fields and those he scouts for neighbors ranged from June 22 to Aug. Apply as a foliar spray. Newman, and Karen L. McGraw-Hill Book Co.

    Apple Maggot Traps The apple maggot is the most destructive pest of apples grown in home orchards. Three treatments a week apart should control the disease. Minimize Disturbance Practising no-dig or no-till gardening will help minimize the introduction of pests to the soil and increase the beneficial microbes. On rare occasions, large larvae switch from leaf feeding to cutting stems of seedlings.


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Insect and mite control in commercial vegetable crops. book

Apply when larvae are first observed. Estimated overall average annual yield loss of the world's major horticultural crops due to damage by plant parasitic nematodes is This method is also effective at deterring rabbits.

Craighead, F. Variegated Cutworm Peridroma saucia Variegated cutworms will feed on leaves, but will also chew shallow or deep holes in the fruit during mid- to late summer. Insect pests of solanaceous vegetables.

Note that some of the products listed in these tables are only labeled for transplants, not crops to be sold such as greenhouse tomatoes. Pupae do not feed, and have distinct visible red eyes.

Pest Prognosis

Sticky Trap Monitoring of Insect Pests Sticky traps are efficient tools for monitoring adults of many pests. Caterpillars may attack tomatoes and other solanaceous crops late in the season, especially if moth numbers are high and fresh corn silk is relatively scarce.

Soil solarization causes chemical, physical, and biological changes in the soil and thus provides effective management of soilborne pests, improves plant growth and development and often results in substantial yields increase.

Shake well and pour into a spray bottle. Burkholderia spp. The host range of greenhouse whitefly includes many ornamentals and vegetables; among greenhouse-grown vegetables the most common hosts are tomato, eggplant and cucumber. Spot—treat areas of the greenhouse. They are a constant threat in warm climates.

Beauveria bassiana Mycotrol ESO :. The threshold for triggering an insecticide application is aphids per plant, and populations can double in two days. The designation Bee: L, M, or H indicates a bee toxicity rating of low, moderate, or high.

May need to make repeated applications. Pheromones These biological mating scents attract insects to a trap that is coated with a sticky substance.

Neem oil spray can also be quite effective against powdery mildew. This third edition contains over high-quality, color photographs and line drawings of the causes of plant damage and their solutions. They are up to 2" long. See whiteflies in the Outdoor Tomato section for more information.

Leave in place — as the plant grows it will simply push the slit open wider. Scout by searching leaves for symptoms and webbing, and using a to 15X hand lens to identify mites. Medical entomology. Stapleton, Carl E. For best results, make application after dark. Insect pests of leguminous vegetables.The last section of the book, Crop Tables, lists symptoms and causes of common pest problems for 35 fruit, nut, vegetable and herb crops, and directs the reader back to relevant chapters and photos to easily diagnose problems.

Reviews “ an indispensible and authoritative manual for small scale fruit and vegetable growers”--Library Journal. Solanaceous greenhouse crops are susceptible to infestation by a high number of insect and mite pests that can cause serious yield losses.

The most important of these pests are whiteflies, aphids. of low-unit-value crops, such as certain forage crops, the feasibility of controlling pests is difficult to determine.

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