The bagrada bug became a major pest of cole crops since 2010. This report consists of information gathered through surveys over four years and shows what some of the trends are regarding the bagrada bug over that time period.
Trends in Insecticide Usage on Arizona Lettuce 2014
A total of 22 surveys were completed in the 2014 workshop, representing an estimated
total of 27345 fall acres and 24955 spring acres from Yuma and neighboring Imperial County. This article concludes that the industry has made great strides to incorporate the newer insecticides
Impact of Bagrada Bug Infestations on Desert Cole Crops, 2010-2013
The bagrada bug became a major pest of cole crops since 2010. This report consists of information gathered through surveys over five years and shows what some of the trends are regarding the bagrada bug over that time period.
Research-Based Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Programs Impact People, Communities and the Economy of Arizona
Pests in homes, schools, parks, landscapes and other community settings threaten human health and impact local economies. This document outlines some of the impacts that research based Integrated Pest Management programs have made on Arizona.
Contribution of the Golf Industry to the Arizona Economy in 2014
Authors: Duval, D., A. Kerna, G. Frisvold, K. Umeda and R. Li.
Golf is an important part of Arizona’s economy and a defining component of the physical landscape of many of its cities and towns. Golf facilities support jobs and income for the state economy, indirectly support other Arizona businesses that serve and supply the facilities, drive tourist spending by attracting visitors from outside the state, and support sales by retailers offering golf equipment and merchandise to Arizona golfers.
Impact of the Bagrada Bug on Desert Cole Crops from 2010 - 2012: A Survey of PCA and Growers
The bagrada bug became a major pest of cole crops since 2010. This report consists of information gathered through surveys over two years and shows what some of the trends are regarding the bagrada bug over that time period.
Cotton IPM: A Quiet Revolution Reduces Costs, Losses and Risks for Arizona’s Cotton Growers University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 2013 Impact Report.
During the mid-‐90s, insecticide applications in cotton typically accounted for about half of all insecticide use in the United States. In 1995, nearly 100 percent of Arizona’s cotton acreage was sprayed multiple times for pink bollworm Lygus bug and silverleaf whitefly.
Research-Based Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Programs that Impact People, Communities, State and National Economies
Pests in homes, schools, parks, landscapes and other community settings threaten human health and impact local and national economies. This document outlines some of the impacts that Integrated Pest management Programs have had on Arizona.
Authors: P.C. Ellsworth, A. Fournier, W. Dixon, J.C. Palumbo, D.H. Gouge, K. Umeda and J. Peterson
Measuring and communicating environmental, economic and social impacts of IPM are key to recruiting and leveraging support for our IPM programs, and to maximizing future impacts. This document outlines IPM practices and assessment in Arizona.
Authors: Carrière, Y., C. Ellers-Kirk, K. Hartfield, G. Larocque, B. Degain, P. Dutilleul, T. J. Dennehy, S.E. March, D.W. Crowder, X. Li, P.C. Ellsworth, S.E. Naranjo, J. Palumbo, A.J. Fournier, L. Antilla & B.E. Tabashnik
The refuge strategy is used worldwide to delay the evolution of pest resistance to insecticides that are either sprayed or produced by transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) crops. This strategy is based on the idea that refuges of host plants where pests are not exposed to an insecticide promote survival of susceptible pests.
Impact of the Bagrada Bug on Desert Cole Crops: A Survey of PCA/Growers in 2010 and 2011
Arizona’s unique and sensitive environment requires not only protection from the ravages
of pests but also from risks due to practices designed to control them. This article explains a few ways that Integrated Pest Management help improve our interactions with environment.
Perceived Consequences of Herbicide-tolerant and Insect-resistant Crops on Integrated Pest Management Strategies in the Western United States: Results of an Online Survey
Authors: Harrington, J., P.F. Byrne, F.B. Peairs, S.J. Nissen, P. Westra, P.C. Ellsworth, A.J. Fournier, C.A. Mallory-Smith, R.S. Zemetra, & W.B. Henry
We conducted an online survey to assess the potential effects other herbicide-tolerant (HT) and insect-resistant (IR) crops on integrated pest management (IPM) practices in the Western United States For HT crops, participants perceived a decrease in several IPM practices, including crop and herbicide rotations and the combined use of multiple weed control strategies.
Economic Impact of Lygus in Arizona Cotton: A Comparative Approach
Authors: Sheila D. Merrigan, Paul Baker, David Kopec, and MarK Clark
Arizona's golf course industry has grown rapidly over the last 15 years. This survey was conducted to help give baseline data about pesticide usage to the gold course industry, the pesticide industry, and the public.
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