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Crop Protection Compendium

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On 7 September 2017, Hurricane Irma was located southeast of Miami-Dade County and tied for the second strongest Atlantic storm of all time as a Category 5 storm with 185 mph winds. It was the first Atlantic storm to ever sustain this strength for 24 hours. As Irma approached mainland Florida, the...

Author(s)
Wasielewski, J.; Crane, J. H.; Evans, E. A.
Publisher
Florida State Horticultural Society, Goldenrod, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society, 2018, 131, pp 26-28
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Myanmar is located in Southeast Asia and is bordered by Bangladesh, China, Laos, and Thailand. The terrain varies from sea level lowlands to mountainous regions up to 5800 ft (1768 m). Seedling avocados were initially introduced to the Pyin Oo Lwin area (northeast of Mandalay) during the 1940s....

Author(s)
Crane, J. H.; Din, U. S. T. M.; Kyaw, U. W. A.; Ploetz, R. C.; Kyaw, A. T.; Thant, Y. Y.; Nyunt, U. S.; Sein, T. T.
Publisher
Florida State Horticultural Society, Goldenrod, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society, 2015, 128, pp 11-14
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Spiders are an important predator group across many terrestrial crop systems. A survey was conducted in 2009 to determine the composition and abundance of spider species in citrus, persimmon, carob, avocado, almond, loquat, fig, and pomegranate plants in the eastern Mediterranean region of Turkey....

Author(s)
Kacar, G.
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2015, 47, 2, pp 545-550
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Best practice guidelines have been developed in recent years for application of low volume, concentrated pesticide sprays to avocado orchards. Oil sprays, an important component of spray programmes on avocado orchards, have been excluded from the concentrate programme because of the risk of damage...

Author(s)
Gaskin, R. E.; Pak, H. A.
Publisher
New Zealand Plant Protection Society, Hastings, New Zealand
Citation
New Zealand Plant Protection, 2014, 67, pp 292-297
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Selected pesticides were evaluated for control of the spider mites (Tetranychus spp.,) infesting bananas, sri-lankan weevil (Myllocerus undecimpustulatus) infesting mangoes, armored scales (Andaspis punicae and Chrysomphalus dyctiospermi) infesting mangoes, and Persea mite (Oligonychus perseae)...

Author(s)
Peña, J. E.; Duncan, R. E.; Meister, C. W.
Publisher
Florida State Horticultural Society, Goldenrod, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society, 2008, 121, pp 1-4
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This paper introduces an Internet-PDA-based spatiotemporal survey and modeling service called, the "Ag Certification Network". This service was originally intended for the Caribbean Fruit Fly (Anastrepha suspensa Loew) Free Protocol certification program. Due to certain urgencies in tracking pest...

Author(s)
Rogers, S.; Nigg, H. N.; Clark, I.; Hart, D. S.; Ehsani, R.; Brock, D. L.; Schuster, E. W.
Publisher
Florida State Horticultural Society, Goldenrod, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society, 2006, 119, pp 107-119
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The marketing picture for tropical fruit crops has changed through time thanks to economic and climatic factors and to crop diseases and pests. As an example, mangos marketed in the U.S. in the past were produced for the most part in Florida. The picture changed with increased entry of mangos from...

Author(s)
Knight, R. J., Jr.
Publisher
Florida State Horticultural Society, Goldenrod, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society, 2006, 119, pp 34-37
AbstractFull Text

Flowering thrips, Frankliniella bispinosa and F. kelliae (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) are the most common thrips observed on blooms of mango, avocado, litchi and other tropical fruit trees, ornamentals and weeds during winter and spring in Florida. Infestations on tropical fruit blossoms are usually...

Author(s)
Peña, J. E.; Duncan, R. E.; Meister, C. W.
Publisher
Florida State Horticultural Society, Goldenrod, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society, 2006, 119, pp 21-24
AbstractFull Text

The warm, tropical to subtropical climate of Florida in conjunction with trade and travel patterns creates an optimal environment for the introduction and establishment of exotic pests. For some of Florida's tropical fruit species, such as mango, avocado, papaya, passion fruit, guava, and...

Author(s)
Hodges, A. C.; Hodges, G. S.; Wisler, G. C.
Publisher
Florida State Horticultural Society, Goldenrod, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society, 2005, 118, pp 215-217
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Horticultural commodity requirements.

This chapter discusses the requirements for successful storage of fruits such as apple, apricot, avocado, banana, blueberry, cantaloupe, carambola, cherimoya, sweet cherry, Barbados cherry, surinam, currant, cranberries, grapes, grapefruit, guavas, honeydew melon, Persian lime, mango, orange,...

Author(s)
Burg, S. P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998015)
Type
Book chapter

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