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June 12, 2008
Food preferences and dispersal capabilities divide mites into three distinct categories.
June 11, 2008
EcoSMART Technologies, a manufacturer of pest management products, has developed an insecticide and fungicide for integrated pest and disease management. Both products are effective against a broad spectrum of pests.
June 11, 2008
Researchers join forces to identify best practices for today's most problematic pests.
June 10, 2008
Keep your crops healthy with the latest insect control offerings.
June 4, 2008
The Interactive Plant Manager, a new online guide from the New York State Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program, can help growers diagnose and deal with insect pests of ornamental shrubs.
May 7, 2008
The University of California, Davis has added a pest management database to its agriculture and natural resources Web site that lists hundreds of pests and includes thousands of photos. The Web site can be accessed at http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/men
April 30, 2008
Scotts has fired a rogue employee who violated federal requirements for pesticide registration, an action that resulted in a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency order for a nationwide recall.
February 6, 2008
There's still time to register for the Society of American Florists' (SAF) Pest Management Conference, Feb. 28-March 1 in Atlanta.
September 5, 2007
Consider this a SWAT team for whiteflies. The Ad Hoc Whitefly Task Force made up of federal and state regulatory agencies and scientists in the ornamentals, cotton and vegetable industries has published guidelines and a management program.
August 29, 2007
Just in time for the second month of your poinsettia production, Syngenta has put together a production calendar to help growers manage whiteflies along with pesky mites, mealybugs and thrips.
August 22, 2007
Whitefly control has been a challenge this year, the Society of American Florists (SAF) reports.
July 11, 2007
Wondering what biopesticides are available to use on your crops? The Interregional Research Project No. 4 (IR-4) has launched a biopesticide/organic data base that is searchable by crop, pest and state.
July 5, 2007
BASF Turf & Ornamentals has published a free pest management guide to help nursery, greenhouse and turf maintenance professionals. The guide addresses fungicides, herbicides and insecticides.
April 4, 2007
OHP Inc.'s miticide/insecticide Pylon is now labeled for thrips control pending state registrations. For more information, visit http://www.ohp.com.
March 28, 2007
Michigan State University Entomologist David Smitley shares control strategies at http://www.ipm.msu.edu/grnhouse07/G3-06-07.htm