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Pests of Table Beet Grown for Seed Erik J. Wenninger Latest revision:  March 2022 In all cases, follow the instructions on the pesticide label. The PNW Insect Management Handbook has no legal status, whereas the pesticide label is a legal document. Read t ...
Biological Control Leonard Coop, Brittany S. Barker Latest revision:  March 2022 Introduction Biological control (or biocontrol) is a key component in establishing an ecological and integrated approach to pest management. We define biological control as t ...
Entomopathogenic Nematodes Jana Lee and Amy J. Dreves Latest revision:  March 2022 Insect-pathogenic, or entomopathogenic nematodes, are a group of soil-dwelling roundworms which kill insects that live in, on, or near the soil surface, usually closely ass ...
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Insecticide Resistance Management Ramandeep K. Sandhi and Navneet Kaur Latest revision:  March 2022 What is insecticide resistance? According to Insecticide Resistance Action Committee (IRAC), a heritable change in the sensitivity of a pest population tha ...
Sequence of Insecticides through season
Slug Control Rory Mc Donnell and Nicole Anderson Latest revision:  March 2022 Slugs are among the most common and persistent pests of home gardens and commercial crops in western Oregon and Washington, and if left unmanaged can cause significant damage. S ...
Biology and Control of the Garden Symphylan Beverly Gerdeman and Benjamin Diehl Latest revision:  March 2022 Introduction Garden symphylans— Scutigerella immaculata (Newport) (GS)—are centipede-like soil arthropods which infest many home gardens and agric ...
Concepts of IPM Navneet Kaur and Craig Hollingsworth Latest revision:  March 2022 “Integrated pest management (IPM) is an ecologically-based pest control strategy that relies heavily on natural mortality factors such as natural enemies and weather, and se ...
Irish Potato Pests Matthew J. Blua, Silvia I. Rondon, Andrew Jensen, and Neil Bell Latest revision:  March 2022 https://picol.cahnrs.wsu.edu/ http://picol.cahe.wsu.edu/LabelTolerance.html Includes management options for commercial and home use. In all cas ...
Field and silage corn-Aphid Includes Bird-cherry oat aphid (Rhopalosiphum padi) Corn leaf aphid (Rhopalosiphum maidis) Pest description and crop damage Green and black aphids suck sap. They may become very abundant, especially later in the season. Large p ...
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Field and silage corn-Armyworm Includes Armyworm (Pseudaletia unipuncta) Beet armyworm (Spodoptera exigua) Pest description and crop damage Mature larvae are 1.5 inches long. Color varies from brown (armyworm) to green. Moths occasionally are attracted to ...
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