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Air Temperature Inversions Causes, Characteristics and Potential Effects on Pesticide Spray Drift - AE1705
Temperature inversions are micro-climatic events that can significantly contribute to off target movement of pesticides. This publication explains in detail: what they are, why they develop, how they are impacted by land condition, how to identify them, how to measure them, and how to minimize their impact on pesticide applications. Professional applicators, private applicators using pesticides on their farm or ranch, state and federal regulators, pesticide safety educators, researchers, and industry should benefit from the comprehensive explanations found in AE1705.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
ND Small Grain Insects Cereal Leaf Beetle - E1230
This publication summarizes Integrated Pest Management of cereal leaf beetle including identification, life cycle, crop damage, host plants, degree day forecasting, field scouting, economic threshold, biological control and chemical control.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
Emerald Ash Borer Biology and Integrated Pest Management in North Dakota - E1634
This publication summarizes the threat of invasive metallic wood-boring beetle, emerald ash borer, to ND's ash trees. It's identification, biology, damage and pest management strategies including cultural, plant resistance, biological control and chemical control are discussed. If you suspect that your ash tree is infested with emerald ash borer, it also tells you what to do.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
Pesticide Use and Pest Management Practices in ND, 2012 - W1711
This is the ninth major account of pesticide usage inNorth Dakota and describes pesticide usage onagricultural land in 2012. The information is derived from a comprehensive survey of North Dakota farm operators.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
Integrated Pest Management of Spotted Wing Drosophila in North Dakota - E1715
The spotted wing Drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii, is a small vinegar fly that was first confirmed in ND in 2013 as an invasive pest of fruits (raspberries, tart cherries, strawberries). The SWD lays its eggs in healthy, ripening fruits. Then, larvae hatch from eggs and feed on the fruit causing spoilage. Identification, life cycle, damage and pest management strategies of SWD are discussed.
Located in Landing Pages / Gardens, Lawns & Trees
Integrated Pest Management of Wheat Stem Sawfly - E1479
This publication summarizes Integrated Pest Management of wheat stem sawfly including identification, life cycle. crop damage, pest monitoring, cultural control, host plant resistance, biological control and chemical control.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
Integrated Pest Management of Alfalfa Weevil in North Dakota - E1676
The alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), is found throughout the U.S. and is the major insect pest of alfalfa in North Dakota. Loss of plant biomass, especially leaf tissue, can be severe. Leaf feeding by alfalfa weevil also reduces nutritional quality and digestibility. Depending on the year, yield loss due to alfalfa weevil can approach 100 percent, especially under drought conditions.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
Integrated Pest Management of the Wheat Midge in North Dakota - E1330
This publication summarizes Integrated Pest Management of wheat midge including identification, life cycle, crop damage, pheromone trapping, degree day modeling, field scouting, economic threshold, cultural methods biological control and chemical control.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
Bertha Armyworm in Canola - E1347
This publication summarizes Integrated Pest Management of bertha armyworm including identification, life cycle, crop damage, pheromone trapping, field scouting, economic threshold, cultural methods, biological control and chemical control.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
Integrated Pest Management of Sunflower Insect Pests - E1457
Sunflowers can be a high-risk crop because of potential losses from diseases, insects, birds and weeds. These potential risks require that growers follow integrated pest management (IPM) practices.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
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