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Plant Protection

Managing Greenhouse Insect and Mite Pests
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Price: $30.00
Softcover: 96 pages
Publisher: Ball Publishing ©2007
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-1883052607
Dimensions: 6.8 x 8.8 x .5 inches
Weight: .63 pounds
This easy-to-read guide will help keep your crops healthy and profitable. Cloyd, an extension Specialist in Ornamental Entomology/Integrated Pest Management at Kansas State University, discusses the common insect and mite pests of ornamental crops and how to treat their infestations. Cloyd explains insecticide and chemical classes and modes of operation, proper tank mixing procedures, application coverage and timing, and pesticide storage. He also talks about phytotoxicity and the effects of pH on chemical effectiveness. A final chapter on pest identification describes common insets and mite pests, their feeding patterns and damage to crops, and control methods. Keep your plants healthy and profits up with this fantastic new title.

About the Author

Dr. Raymond A. Cloyd is associate professor, extension specialist in ornamental entomology/integrated pest management at Kansas State University. He is a frequent speaker at state, national, and international conferences and seminars. Among his writing credits are IPM for Gardeners and Pests & Diseases of Herbaceous Perennials: The Biological Approach, Second Edition.
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