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The control of leaf-cutting ants by drenching


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
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Created in
Trinidad and Tobago
,
December
2013
The control of leaf-cutting ants by drenching
Recognize the problem
Leaf-cutting ants, or bachac, occur in great numbers and can be responsible for
destroying an entire crop virtually overnight.
Background
Traditionally, simple barriers and setting of baits with pesticide have been used
to control leaf-cutting ants. However, if these methods are...

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Control of leafcutter ants


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
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Created in
Bolivia
,
July
2012
Control of leafcutter ants
Recognize the problem
Leafcutter ants are a type of ant. They are important pests of maize, rice,
sorghum, bean, vegetables, fruit trees and forest trees.
The main damage they cause is by cutting the the plant leaves. However,
these leaves are not eaten but taken to their nests for the cultivation of a
fungus, on which they feed....

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GrowNote Soybean North 12 Harvest


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HARVESTING | PRE HARVEST CHECK LISTS | HARVEST TIMING |
DESICCANTS | HARVEST LOSSES | BIN SAMPLE QUALITY | HANDY HINTS
| WET HARVEST ISSUES AND MANAGEMENT | RECEIVAL STANDARDS |
HARVEST WEED SEED MANAGEMENT
NOR THERN
SECTION 12
HARVEST
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SECTION 12 SoyBeAnS - Harvest
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Feedback Table of Contents
SECTION 12
Harvest
12.1 Harvesting
Harvesting of...

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bele abelmoschus leaf roller 087


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Photo 1 . C ate rp illa r o f
Harit o lo des d ere gata
ro llin g le aves o f
b ele
. Photo 2 . C ate rp illa r o f t h e b ele (c o tto n) le af
ro lle r,
Harit o lo des d ere gata ,
s h ow in g t h e d ark
sp ots b eh in d t h e h ead .
Photo 3 . C ate rp illa r o f t h e b ele
(c o tto n) le af
ro lle r,
Harit o lo des d ere gata
.
Photo 4 . A dult b ele (c o tto n) le af
ro lle r,
Harit o lo des d ere gata
.
Photo 5 . E xte n siv...

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capsicum broad mite 049


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Photo 1 . E arly s y m pto m s o f b ro ad m it e
atta ck
on c a p sic u m c a u se d b y
Poly p hago ta rs o nem us
la tu s.
Photo 2 . E xte n siv e d am age o f t h e y o ung
le aves
ca u se d b y t h e b ro ad m it e ,
Poly p hago ta rs o nem us
la tu s.
Photo 3 . D efo rm ed le aves w it h m osa ic (lig h t
an d
dark g re en ), v ir u s-lik e, s y m pto m s o n
ca p sic u m c a u se d b y t h e b ro ad
mit e ,
Poly p hago ta...

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coconut leafminer 060


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Photo 1 . A dult c o co nut le afm in er,
Pro m eco th eca
sp ecie s. N ote t h e f in e lin es w here
th e in se cts h ave f e d .
Photo 2 . L arg e a re as o f d eca y o n c o co nut
le afle ts a fte r t h e le aves h ave b een a tta ck ed b y
th e c o co nut le afm in er,
Pro m eco th eca
sp ecie s.
Photo 3 . A dult F iji c o co nut h is p id ,
Pro m eco th eca c a eru lip en nis .
Photo 4 . E xte n siv e le af d eca y in a p la...

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coffee thread blight 199


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Photo 1 . W hit e t h re ad -lik e s tra n ds o f t h e
fu ngu s,
Pellic u la ria k o le ro ga
, o n t h e u nders id e
of c o ffe e
le aves.
Photo 2 . T h re ad s o f t h e f u ngu s,
Pellic u la ria
ko le ro ga
,
atta ch ed t o t h e le aves o f c o ffe e
(c e n tre ) h avin g k ille d t h e
le aves.
P acif ic P ests a n d P ath ogen s - F a ct S h eets
P acif ic P ests a n d P ath ogen s - F a ct S h eets
C offe e t h re ad b...

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cucumber moth 033


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Photo 1 . C ate rp illa r o f
Dia p han ia in dic a
exp ose d o n a w ate rm elo n le af t h at it h as r o lle d .
Photo 2 . S evere d am age o n c u cu m ber b y
Dia p han ia in dic a
. T h e c a te rp illa r h as e m erg ed
fro m t h e r o lle d e d ges o f t h e le af a n d
sk ele to nis e d t h e le af b y e atin g b etw een t h e
vein s.
Photo 3 . C ate rp illa r o f
Dia p han ia in dic a
sh ow in g t h e c h ara cte ris tic...

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fruit flies samoa 169


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Photo 1 .
Bactro ce ra k ir k i
ad ult .
Photo 2 . P acif ic f ru it f ly ,
Bactro ce ra x an th odes
. Photo 3 . P acif ic f ru it
fly ,
Bactro ce ra
xan th odes
ad ult
la yin g e ggs.
Photo 4 . F ru it f ly e ggs.
Photo 5 . F ru it f ly la rv ae o r
maggo ts .
Photo 6 . F ru it f ly
pupae.
Photo 7 . N ew sp ap er w it h e d ges f o ld ed a n d
sta p le d t o f o rm a b ag
in w hic h t o in se rt f ru it t o
pro...

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fruit flies solomon is. 021


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Photo 1 . M an go f ly ,
Bactro ce ra
fra u en fe ld i.
Photo 2 . M elo n f ly ,
Bactro ce ra
cu cu rb it a e.
Photo 3 . B re ad fru it f ly ,
Bactro ce ra
um bro sa .
Photo 4 . S o lo m on f ly ,
Dacu s
so lo m onen sis .
Photo 5 . F ru it f ly e ggs.
Photo 6 . F ru it f ly la rv ae o r m aggo ts .
Photo 7 . F ru it f ly p upae.
Photo 8 . N ew sp ap er w it h e d ges f o ld ed a n d
sta p le d t o f o rm a b ag
in w...

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fruit flies tonga 171


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Photo 1 .
Bactro ce ra
kir k i.
Photo 2 .
Bactro ce ra f a cia lis .
Photo 3 .
Bactro ce ra
xan th odes
.
Photo 4 . P acif ic f ru it f ly ,
Bactro ce ra x an th odes,
la yin g e ggs.
Photo 5 . F ru it f ly
eggs.
Photo 6 . F ru it f ly la rv ae o r m aggo ts .
Photo 7 . F ru it f ly p upae.
Photo 8 . N ew sp ap er w it h e d ges f o ld ed a n d
sta p le d t o f o rm a b ag
in w hic h t o in se rt f ru it t o
pro te ct...

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peanut rust 034


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Photo 1 . U pper le af s u rfa ce s h ow in g t y p ic a l
yello w in g o f le aves a t la te s ta ge o f in fe ctio n b y
Puccin ia a ra ch id is
. T h e le aves d ry u p b ut r e m ain
atta ch ed .
Photo 2 . S am e le af a s in P hoto 1 , w it h t h e
unders id e s h ow in g n um ero us o ra n ge-b ro w n
pustu le s w here m illio ns o f s p ore s o f
Puccin ia
ara ch id is
a re p ro duce d .
Photo 3 . C lo se u p o f t h e u...

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peanut southern blight 011


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Photo 1 . C otto ny g ro w th o f
Ath elia
ro lf s ii
a t t h e
base o f a p ean ut p la n t
ca u sin g le aves t o w ilt .
Photo 2 . W ilt o f s w eetp ota to c u ttin g s o on a fte r
pla n tin g c a u se d b y
Ath elia r o lf s ii
.
Photo 3 . C otto ny
gro w th o f
Ath elia
ro lf s ii
o n a
pean ut s te m , w it h
man y lig h t b ro w n m atu re
scle ro tia , a n d o th ers d evelo pin g.
Photo 4 . C otto ny g ro w th o...

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pesticide label how to read it 288


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Pestic id e la b el f o r
A tta ck
(t o p o r c e n tra l p an el):
co m mon a n d c h em ic a l n am es, w hat is in t h e
pro duct, w hat it is u se d f o r, a s w ell a s t h e r is k s
in vo lv ed in u sin g it .
Pestic id e la b el f o r
Atta ck
(m id dle o r le ft p an el):
Dir e ctio ns f o r u se - h ow t o u se t h e c h em ic a l,
ra te s, a n d h ow t o a p ply it .
Pestic id e la b el f o r
Atta ck
(lo w er o r r ig...

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rice lesser grain weevil 338


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Photo 1 . R ic e w eevil,
Sit o philu s o ry za e
, o n
maiz e . N ote t h e c h ara cte ris tic e m erg en ce h ole s
of t h e a d ult f ro m t h e g ra in .
Photo 2 . R ic e w eevil,
Sit o philu s o ry za e
, o n r ic e .
Photo 3 . R ic e w eevil,
Sit o philu s o ry za e
, a d ult o n
maiz e .
Photo 4 . R ic e w eevil,
Sit o philu s o ry za e.
A dult ,
sid e v ie w .
Photo 5 . R ic e w eevil,
Sit o philu s o ry za e
, s h ow...

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thrips 086


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Photo 1 . B ro w n o r
bro nze d le af d am age o n
to m ato c a u se d b y
th rip s.
Photo 2 . S ca rin g o f c a p sic u m a t t h e c a ly x e n d o f
th e f ru it .
Photo 3 . S ca rin g o f c a p sic u m f ru it . T h e d am age
was d one w hen t h e f ru it w as m uch y o unger
an d t h e t h rip s w ere e n clo se d in t h e
flo w ers .
Photo 4 . T h rip s d am age o n c a p sic u m f ru it a t
ca ly x e n d.
Photo 5 . T...

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cocoa


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Organic Farming in the
Tropics and Subtropics
Exemplary Description of 20 Crops
Cocoa
© Naturland e.V. – 1st edition 2000
These cultivation guidelines have been published by Naturland e.V. with the kind support of the
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit mbH (GTZ, German Agency for Technical
Cooperation) financed by the Bundesministerium für Wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit (BMZ, Federal
Ministry for Development Cooperation)....

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