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Drip Chemigation of Insecticides as a Pest Management Tool in Vegetable Production
(Entomological Society of America, 2012-09-01)
Drip, or trickle, irrigation was used as early as the late 1800s, although it was not until the development of modern plastics during World War II that drip irrigation became economically possible. Developed initially to ...
Distribution of Cotesia rubecula (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and its displacement of Cotesia glomerata in eastern North America
(Florida Entomological Society, 2012-06)
A survey was conducted from May to Oct of 2011 of the parasitoid community of the imported cabbageworm, Pieris rapae (Lepidoptera: Pieridae), in cole crops in part of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada. The ...
Harlequin Bug Biology and Pest Management in Brassicaceous Crops
(Entomological Society of America, 2011-04-01)
Harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica (Hahn), is a piercing-sucking pest of brassicaceous crops, particularly in the southern United States. The pest typically completes two to four generations per year, and overwinters as ...
Green Stink Bug
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-04-11)
This publication covers the physical and main features, plant needs, functions, care, and additional information for the Green Stink Bug, Chinavia halaris (formerly Acrosternum hilare) (Say).
Toxicity and field efficacy of four neonicotinoids on harlequin bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
(Florida Entomological Society, 2012-12)
Harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica (Hahn), is a pest of cole crops in the USA. Laboratory toxicity assays revealed that the neonicotinoid insecticides imidacloprid, thiamethoxam, dinotefuran, and clothianidin are toxic ...
Deltamethrin-Incorporated Nets as an Integrated Pest Management Tool for the Invasive Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
(Oxford University Press, 2017-04-01)
Long-lasting insecticide nets (LLINs), which have insecticide incorporated within the fibers, have been widely used for control of malaria and other insect-vectored diseases. Only recently have researchers begun exploring ...
Predators associated with the pine bark adelgid (Hemiptera: Adelgidae), a native insect in Appalachian forests, United States of America, in its southern range
(Cambridge University Press, 2019-02-01)
The pine bark adelgid, Pineus strobi (Hartig) (Hemiptera: Adelgidae), is an herbivore native to eastern North America that specialises on eastern white pine, Pinus strobus Linnaeus (Pinaceae). Little is known about P. ...
A Powerful New Insecticide for the Organic Grower
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-07-27)
Entrust contains the active ingredient spinosad, which is in the naturalyte class of chemistry. Spinosad is a fermentation product produced by the soil-dwelling actinomycete Saccharopolyspora spinosa. Actinomycetes are ...
Seed-Piece Treatments for Insect Control in Potatoes
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-07-21)
In the 2001 growing season at the Eastern Shore Agricultural Research and Extension Center near Painter, VA, we evaluated Gaucho and Admire for control of Colorado potato beetle (CPB) on 'Superior' Irish potatoes. This ...
Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-07-24)
Describes tomato spotted wilt virus, their damage to crops, and notes methods of control.