Variety selection is one of the most important decisions a grower will make contributing to the success of a cotton crop. It is critical, that a grower have as much information as possible in order to make an informed decision regarding variety selection.
Aphid Management in Desert Produce Crops - January 2017
A chart detailing various insecticides and the efficacy against different species of Aphids. Each insecticide is rated at Good, Fair, and Poor, and is shown for each listed Aphid species. There is also a brief note for each of the insecticides.
Grafting cucurbits onto rootstocks resistant to diseases and abiotic stresses can be a method to overcome limited availability of effective pre-plant fumigants or land to rotate and to allow earlier planting.
Listed are some conditions that are not good for the bermudagrass in the fall. Such as: agressice dethatching at overseeding, early overseeding, aggressive dethatching with an early overseed, Too late an overseed.
Low-Input Nativegrasses and Alternative Groundcovers for the Southwest U.S.A.
A poster comparing the germination and surface coverage rate of different species of plants used for ground covering. Including: Kurapia, Plain lovegrass, Alkali Sacaton, Alkali muhly, Blue grama, Buffalograss, Big galleta, Sand dropseed, Spike dropseed.
Featuring CDC On-line Classes in relation to Vector Control. Mosquitoes contribute to the creation of a disease vectors. The training that is described helps its participants to address public health pests and vectors that spread disease.
Pest Abundance on Desert Produce and Melon Crops in 2016
This document contains a number of charts and graphs detailing information relating to the abundance of Whitefly, Bagrada bugs, Thrips, Beet Armyworm, Cabbage Looper, and Corn Earworm. There are also a few figures relaying temperature information.
This documents contains an in depth guide to identifying Aphids most commonly found in Arizona produce. There are many images present to aid in identification. Aphid types include: Lettuce Aphid, Foxglove Aphid, Green peach Aphid, and Potato Aphid.
Insecticide Resistance Management Guidelines for Lepidopterous Larvae in Lettuce
A chart detailing various insecticides and the efficacy against Lepidopterous Larvae. Each insecticide is rated at Good, Fair, and Poor, and is shown for Beet armyworm, Cabbage looper, Corn earworm, and Diamondback moth respectively. There is also a brief note for each of the insecticides.
A chart detailing various insecticides and the efficacy against Whiteflies for fall produce. Each insecticide is rated at Good, Fair, and Poor, and is shown for both the Adult and Nymph stage. There is also a brief note for each of the insecticides.
Insect Management on Desert Melons: Whiteflies September 2016
This article descibes the sweetpotato whitefly (SWF) in great depth and their relation to Desert Melons. It includes it's history of development and damages it has caused. The article also describes the management of SWF, including sampling/monitoring, natural/biological control, cultural practices, and insecticidal control.
A Fire ant sting can hurt. The severity of the pain can vary from person to person. Some sensitive individuals may consider carrying an EpiPen to be safe. Includes instructions of what you should do if you are stung and how to prevent getting stung.
There are many insects that can be found on Desert Produce and Melons. This Article covers the description, damage, and Management/Control of the following insects:
Flea Beetles, Darkling Beetles, Field crickets, Saltmarsh Caterpillar, Ground Beetles, and Rove Beetles.
Proposed Registration of Sulfoxaflor for Use on Agricultural Crops, Ornamentals and Turf
This document contains the proposal of the registration of Sulfoxaflor. It is formulated as Sulfoxaflor Technical, Transform, and Closer SC. It outlines potential risks, benefits and the proposed registration decision.
Mosquitoes are considered the most dangerous pest to human health overall. This is largely due to ability to transfer viruses and other disease-causing pathogens. This article introduces background information and suggestions on preventing Mosquitoes as well as a few tips for after-bite care.
2016 Guidelines for Whitefly / CYSDV Management on Fall Melons
CYSDV has caused significant reductions in fruit yields in the past, mainly due to the whitefly. This article gives some management guidelines for the whitefly including cultural management and chemical management.
Insect Losses and Management on Desert Lettuce: 2004‐2016