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Chemical control of fruit fly


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Bolivia
,
July
2012
Chemical control of fruit fly
Recognize the problem
The fruit fly causes fruit drop and rot.
Background
The fruit fly perforates the fruit to lay its eggs. The worms that are born from
the eggs eat the pulp and damage the fruits.
Damaged fruits fall onto the soil, where the offspring of the fruit fly soon
develop into adults, which can then reproduce.
If one same...

plantwise.org

Biological control of armyworm


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Peru
,
October
2012
Biological control of armyworm
Recognize the problem
The armyworm attacks the corn plant and reduces its performance.
Background
There are wasps that are so small that it is almost impossible to see them.
They do not build nests but live inside other insects, killing them. One of these
wasps is called
Telenomus remus
and lives inside the egg of the armyworm....

plantwise.org

Certified seeds for healthy crops


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Peru
,
October
2012
Certified seeds for healthy crops
Recognize the problem
Several crops become sick because the seeds are of poor quality.
Sometimes the plants do not develop at all or they grow already sick.
Background
Some seeds can carry diseases. For example, the bean virus and the potato
virus can be inside the seed.
Certified seeds are produced in the fields of specialized...

plantwise.org

Chemical control of armyworm in corn


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Peru
,
October
2012
Chemical control of armyworm in corn
Recognize the problem
The armyworm caterpillar opens holes or gaps in the inner leaves of corn.
Sometimes their waste can be seen on the leaves. When the plant is large, the
armyworm is located in the cob, entering by the ear silk and causing damage
to the grains which can lead to rot.
Background
During the night, gray moths or...

plantwise.org

Control of phytophthora or avocado root rot


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Peru
,
October
2012
Control of phytophthora or avocado root rot
Recognize the problem
Avocado root rot is a disease that destroys the roots of the plant. The plant grows
poorly and its leaves become yellow and withered and then fall. Severe attacks lead to
the death of the plant.
Background
Root rot is caused by a soil-borne fungus that can enter the plant by a wound in the
roots....

plantwise.org

Corn earworm control


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Peru
,
October
2012
Corn Earworm Control
Recognize the problem
The corn earworm is also known as "ut'us khuru" or "shiuri". Harvested corn
ears are sold at a good price, provided that they are not damaged by the corn
earworm. Attack by this worm is observed in the first grains of the ear.
Background
The corn earworm eats the milky grains of corn three months after sowing.
Adult...

plantwise.org

Less disease with good irrigation


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Peru
,
October
2013
Less disease with good irrigation
Recognize the problem
Our fruit exportation is currently growing and many farmers have been
switching from other crops to produce fruits. However, more diseases prevail
nowadays, including root rot, gummosis and botrytis, which cause losses to our
fruit production.
Diseases attack fruit plantations during production and can cause...

plantwise.org

Light traps to control the armyworm


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Peru
,
October
2012
Light traps to control the armyworm
Recognize the problem
The armyworm is a pest that damages the corn bud, reducing the yield.
Background
The armyworm is born from eggs laid by a medium-to-large moth. There are
male and female moths. They mate and the females lay egg masses. Around
300-1500
eggs are laid per female and new armyworms are born every week.
The...

plantwise.org

Monilia in peach


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Peru
,
October
2012
Monilia in peach
Recognize the problem
Monilia or brown rot attacks the peach when it has flowers. The flowers rot.
They seem burned and fall. It also attacks recently set fruits, which become
dry and fall. Fruits that are close to harvest also rot, dry and fall. The fruits
show brown rot covered with ash powder. An uncontrolled monilia attack can
lead to total...

plantwise.org

Phytophthora blight on passion fruit


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Kenya
,
December
2012
Phytophthora blight on Passion Fruit
Recognize the problem
The sickness is caused by a germ called "fungus". It affects both the yellow
and purple passion fruit. The disease causes root rot, wilt, damping off and leaf
blight.
Affected leaves are water-soaked and light-brown in colour. The leaves fall
readily, leading to death of the vine.
Affected areas of the...

plantwise.org

IN37100


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EENY-214
Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann)
(Insecta: Diptera: Tephritidae) 1
M. C. Thomas, J. B. Heppner, R. E. Woodruff, H. V. Weems, G. J. Steck, and T. R. Fasulo 2
1. This document is EENY-214 (originally published as DPI Entomology Circulars 4, 230 and 273, updated for this publication), one of a series of the
Department of Entomology and Nematology Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date July 2001....

edis.ifas.ufl.edu

cotton organic cultivation guide by naturland


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II Special section: Organic Cotton Cultivation Naturland e.V. – 2 nd edition 2004 Organic Farming in the Tropics and Subtropics Exemplary Description of 20 Crops Cotton © Naturland e.V. – 2 nd edition 2004II Special section: Organic Cotton Cultivation Naturland e.V. – 2 nd edition 2004 Acknowledgements The author (Saro G. Ratter) of this Update would li ke to thank the following persons who contributed information or comments. Mr. Louis Kapanda...

infonet-biovision.org

005446


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1
TECHNICAL MANUAL
Potato late blight
W. Pérez � G. Forbes2
Potato late blight
© International Potato Center (CIP), 2010
ISBN 978-92-9060-391-7
CIP publications contribute important development information to the public arena.
Readers are encouraged to quote or reproduce material from them in their own
publications. As copyright holder CIP requests acknowledgement, and a copy of the
publication where the citation or material appears. Please...

cipotato.org

v39n5a08


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407
Tropical Plant Pathology 39 (5) September - October 2014
Tropical Plant Pathology
, vol. 39(5):407-412, 2014Copyright by the Brazilian Phytopathological Society.
www.sbfito.com.br
SHORT COMMUNICATION
Teratosphaeria pseudoeucalypti on eucalyptus in Brazil
Tonimara de Souza Cândido 1, André Costa da Silva 1, Lúcio Mauro da Silva Guimarães 1, Hélvio Gledson
Maciel Ferraz 1, Norton Borges Júnior 2 & Acelino Couto Alfenas 1
1Departamento de...

scielo.br

AFRGM Field Guide Pdf


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African Rice Gall Midge:
Biology, Ecology and Control
CGIAR
®
F.E. Nwilene, K.F. Nwanze and O. Okhidievbie
Africa Rice Center (WARDA)
Field Guide
and Technical ManualISBN 92 9113 236 5 (PDF)
ISBN 92 9113 255 1 (print)
About Africa Rice Center (WARDA)
Africa Rice Center (WARDA) is an autonomous intergovernmental research association of
African member states and also one of the 15 international agricultural research Centers
supported by the...

africarice.org

43. Malt barley production in Ethiopia


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BARLEY
Post-harvest Operations
- Post-harvest Compendium
BARLEY: Post-Harvest Operations
Organisation:The Central Research Institute for Field Crops, P.O.Box. 226, Ulus,
Ankara,Turkey
Author: Taner Akar, Muzaffer Avci and Fazil Dusunceli
Edited by AGST/FAO: Danilo Mejía, PhD, FAO (Technical)
Last reviewed: 15/06/2004
Contents
Preface...

fao.org

Construction Manual for Bamboo


Construction Manual for Bamboo.pdf

inbar.int

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