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    • Elements of IPM for Beets in New York State 

      New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (New York State IPM Program, 2002)
      A checklist of IPM practices for beet growers in New York State. Practitioners can use this document to track their IPM implementation and accrue points to assess their level of adoption of IPM practices.
    • Exploring Mechanisms by which Poultry Compost Increases Yield and Reduces Incidence of Root Rot in Beets 

      Rangarajan, Anusuya (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1999)
      Previous research with poultry composts applied to beets has indicated improved yields and reduced incidence of root rot on treated fields. The objective of this research proposal was to determine if poultry composts affect ...
    • Flea Beetle Pests of Vegetables 

      Hoffmann, Michael; Hoebeke, Richard; Dillard, Helene R. (New York State IPM Program, 1999)
      Flea beetles are common pests and frequently do serious damage to vegetable crops. Excessive feeding damage by flea beetles can stress and kill young plants. On maturing crops, feeding may scar leaves or fruit, resulting ...
    • Impact of Composts on Disease Incidence in Vegetable Systems 

      Rangarajan, Anusuya (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1997)
      One characteristic of compost which might provide greater incentive for use by vegetable growers is suppression of soil-borne diseases in crops grown on compost-amended soils. Integrating compost into commercial vegetable ...
    • Improving mechanical in-row weed control for vegetables and row crops 

      Brown, Bryan (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2018)
      In the crop row, it can be challenging to control weeds mechanically without damaging the crop. Based on the encouraging results of previous research using “stacked” combinations of in-row cultivation implements, we attempted ...
    • Potato Stem Borer 

      Muka, A. A. (New York State IPM Program, 1983)
      The potato stem borer was first reported as an economic pest in the United States in 1975. A native of Europe, Siberia, and Japan, it was accidentally introduced into the maritime provinces of Canada before 1908. The insect ...
    • Silver Y Moth 

      Carroll, Juliet; Peterson, Kelsey (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Originally from the United Kingdom, the silver Y moth has steadily spread across the globe. With large populations in Europe, Asia, and Africa, it is clear that the silver Y moth is capable of not only surviving, but ...
    • Testing the Efficacy of Insecticides and Fungicides Allowed for Organic Vegetable Production 

      Seaman, Abby (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2016)
      The goal of this project is to provide organic vegetable farmers with information on the effectiveness of insecticide and fungicides allowed for organic production. This information will help existing organic farmers be ...
    • The Sugar-Beet Cyst Nematode, an Important Pest of Red Beets and Cabbage 

      Mai, William; Abawi, George (New York State IPM Program, 1979)
      The sugar-beet cyst nematode, Heterodera schachtii, was first discovered on red beets in Syracuse in 1961 and near Lyons, New York, in 1970. This nematode is now known to be distributed throughout the red beet- and ...