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2018 Southeastern US Vegetable Crop Handbook

By: J. M. Kemble, Inga Meadows, Inga Meadows, Katie Jennings, Inga Meadows, Jim Walgenbach, Katie Jennings, Inga Meadows, Jim Walgenbach, Katie Jennings, Katie Jennings, Jim Walgenbach, Jim Walgenbach

The Southeastern Vegetable Extension Workers Group offers this handbook, a joint effort among Extension Specialists and Researchers from 12 land-grant universities in the U.S. who work in the area of vegetable production. These specialists and researchers represent a wide array of disciplines: agricultural engineering, entomology, olericulture (vegetable production), plant pathology, postharvest physiology, soil science, and weed science. This handbook comprises up-to-the-minute information developed from research and Extension projects conducted throughout the southeastern United States.

Insect and Disease Control of Fruits

By: Jim Walgenbach, Hannah Burrack, Bill Cline, Dave Ritchie, Frank Louws, Sara Villani, M. Nita, Guido Schnabel, Chuck Johnson

This publication covers insect and disease control in apples, blueberries, caneberries, grapes, peaches, pecans and strawberries.

Oriental Fruit Moth

By: Jim Walgenbach

Oriental fruit moth description, life history, damage, and control.

Plum Curculio

By: Jim Walgenbach

Plum curculio description, life history, damage, and control.

Syrphid flies

By: Jim Walgenbach

Syrphid fly description, life history, and predation.

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

By: Jim Walgenbach

Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

Codling Moth

By: Jim Walgenbach

Codling moth description, life history, damage, and control.

Green Apple Aphid / Spirea Aphid

By: Jim Walgenbach

Green apple and spirea aphids - description, life history, damage, and control.

Annual and Periodical Cicada

By: Jim Walgenbach, Stephen Schoof

Cicada impacts on apple - description, life cycle, damage, and control.

Dogwood Borer

By: Jim Walgenbach

Dogwood borer description, life history, damage, and control.

Lady Beetles

By: Jim Walgenbach, Stephen Schoof

Lady beetle description, life cycle, and predation.

Lacewings

By: Jim Walgenbach

Lacewing description, life history, and predation.

Redbanded Leafroller

By: Jim Walgenbach

Redbanded leafroller description, life cycle, damage, and control.

Peachtree Borer

By: Jim Walgenbach

This publication describes the peachtree borer's life history, damage, and control.

Twospotted Spider Mite

By: Jim Walgenbach

Twospotted spider mite description, life history, damage, and control.

Aphid Predatory Midge

By: Jim Walgenbach

Midge description, life history, and predation.

Rosy Apple Aphid

By: Jim Walgenbach

Rosy apple aphid description, life cycle, history, and control.

Green Fruitworm

By: Jim Walgenbach

Green fruitworm description, life cycle, damage, and control.

Woolly Apple Aphid

By: Jim Walgenbach

Woolly apple aphid description, life history, damage, and control.

Apple Maggot

By: Jim Walgenbach

Apple maggot description, life history, and control.

Japanese Beetle

By: Jim Walgenbach

Japanese beetle description, life history, damage, and control.

Lesser Peachtree Borer

By: Jim Walgenbach

Lesser peachtree borer description, life history, damage, and control.

Tarnished Plant Bug

By: Jim Walgenbach

Tarnished plant bug description, life history, damage, and control.

San Jose Scale

By: Jim Walgenbach

San Jose scale description, life history, damage, and control.

Insidious Plant Bug

By: Jim Walgenbach

Insidious plant bug description, life history, and predation.

2016 North Carolina Peach and Nectarine Disease and Pest Mangement

By: Dave Ritchie, Jim Walgenbach, Wayne Mitchem

This publication is intended to help you manage diseases and pests of peaches. In choosing a management program, you must weigh the extent of pesticide use against the amount of risk of crop damage you are willing to accept. A rigorous spray program provides the least risk of loss, whereas a minimal spray program using less effective but possibly less hazardous pesticides involves a greater risk of loss.

European Red Mite

By: Jim Walgenbach

European red mite description, life history, damage, and control.

Potato Leaf Hopper

By: Jim Walgenbach

Potato leafhopper description, life history, damage, and control.

Comstock Mealybug

By: Jim Walgenbach

Comstock mealybug description, life history, damage, and control.

White Apple Leafhopper

By: Jim Walgenbach

White apple leafhopper description, life history, damage, and control.

Spotted Tentiform Leafminer

By: Jim Walgenbach

Spotten tentiform leafminer description, life history, damage, and control.

Variegated Leafroller

By: Jim Walgenbach

Variegated leafroller description, life cycle, damage, and control.

Obliquebanded Leafroller

By: Jim Walgenbach

Obliquebanded leafroller description, life history, damage, and control.

Lesser Appleworm

By: Jim Walgenbach

Lesser appleworm description, life history, damage, and control.

Apples

By: Turner Sutton, Jim Walgenbach, Wayne Mitchem, John Vandenbergh, Michael Parker, Stephen Toth Crop Profiles for North Carolina Agriculture

How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds, and other crop pests for apples in North Carolina is covered in detail.

Tomatoes

By: Jim Walgenbach, Kelly Ivors, Jeanine Davis, David Monks, Stephen Toth Crop Profiles for North Carolina Agriculture

How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds, and other crop pests for tomatoes in North Carolina is covered in detail.

Biological Control of Mites on Apples in North Carolina

By: Jim Walgenbach

This publication describes how to enhance the activity of mite predators in North Carolina apple systems, and how to determine if natural enemies alone can maintain pest mites below damaging levels, or if miticides also will be needed.