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    • Sampling and Management of Corn Rootworm in New York Field Corn 

      Shields, Elson; Sher, Roger; Taylor, Paul; Sutton, Philip (New York State IPM Program, 1991)
      Northern corn rootworm, Diabrotica longicornis, and western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera, are of increasing economic concern in New York. Northern corn rootworm has been in New York for many years, causing ...
    • Sampling and Management of Potato Leafhopper in Alfalfa Grown in the Northeastern United States 

      Shields, E. J.; Specker, D. R. (New York State IPM Program, 1990)
      The current emphasis on high-quality forage production has made many growers and agricultural consultants aware of the economic importance of controlling the potato leafhopper (Empoasca fabae Harris) on alfalfa. Although ...
    • San Jose Scale 

      Mague, D. (New York State IPM Program, 1980)
      The San Jose scale (SJS) is a pest of tree fruit. Trees attacked include apple, peach, and pear. Originating in the Orient, it was introduced into California’s San Jose Valley on infested plant stock in 1870. The SJS has ...
    • Sanitize to Manage those Blow Flies 

      Alpert, Gary; Frye, Matthew (New York State IPM Program, 2014)
      Blow flies are a type of “filth fly” recognized by the metallic blue, green, or bronze color of their body. One group of blow flies, the blue bottle flies, are sometimes found inside buildings in the Northeast, appearing ...
    • Scab of Cucurbits 

      Zitter, Thomas A. (New York State IPM Program, 1986)
      Although scab of slicing and pickling cucumbers is rare because of the availability of many resistant varieties, this disease can still be of significance for other cucurbits including summer and winter squash, true and ...
    • Sclerotinia Rot of Cabbage 

      Dillard, Helene R. (New York State IPM Program, 1987)
      Sclerotinia rot of cabbage (sometimes referred to as white mold) affects cabbage cultivars grown for sauerkraut, storage, and fresh market. The disease is caused by the fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. This fungus can cause ...
    • Septoria Leaf and Fruit Spot of Cucurbits 

      Zitter, Thomas A. (New York State IPM Program, 1992)
      Septoria leaf and fruit spot, caused by the fungus Septaria cucurbitacearum, can be an important disease of certain cucurbits grown in the Northeast and Midwest. The fungus can infect the leaves of muskmelon, pumpkin, ...
    • Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato 

      Zitter, Thomas A. (New York State IPM Program, 1987)
      Septoria leaf spot of tomato caused by the fungus Septaria lycapersici occurs on tomatoes worldwide. The fungus infects only solanaceous plants, of which tomato is the most important. Tomatoes may often be infected with ...
    • Sesame & Sesame Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Sesame is an extensively grown food plant producing both edible seeds and oils. Various parts of the plant are used as pesticides. Sesame oil may be used as an insecticide with suffocating and synergistic modes of action. ...
    • Silver Scurf of Potato 

      Merida, Carmen L.; Loria, Rosemary (New York State IPM Program, 1991)
      Silver scurf, caused by the fungus Helminthosporium solani, is a common disease of potato and is present in all major production areas in the United States. The incidence and severity of silver scurf in New York, and its ...
    • 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 ...
    • Six Steps for Profitable and Environmentally Sound Management of Crop Pests 

      Waldron, J. Keith; Sutton, Philip (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 1995)
      How to balance control of pests with profitable crop production and environmental protection.
    • Small Grains IPM Scouting Procedures 

      Waldron, Keith; Cummings, Jaime; Wise, Ken (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2020)
      A variety of pests and diseases can potentially attack small grains, including wheat, oats, rye and malting barley, during the growing season. The sequence in which these pests occur is generally predictable. A scouting ...
    • Sodium Chloride Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Sodium chloride is a common food ingredient known as salt, and its use in registered products does not pose unreasonable risk. It has antimicrobial activity and has been used as a food preservative throughout human history. ...
    • Sodium Lauryl Sulfate Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) is an anionic surfactant commonly used in detergents and cleaning products. While widely used in pesticide formulations as a surfactant and dispersant, SLS is usually an inert ingredient or used ...
    • Soil Sampling for Plant-Parasitic Nematode Assessment 

      Abawi, George S.; Gugino, Beth K. (New York State IPM Program, 2007)
      Diagnosis of nematode damage and management on an as-needed basis requires assessing nematode soil infestation levels in representative soil samples collected from the target field or a section of the field. Inclusion of ...
    • Sooty Blotch and Flyspeck 

      Wilcox, Wayne F. (New York State IPM Program, 1995)
      Sooty blotch and fly speck are the two most common “summer diseases” of apples in the Northeast; they are also problems on pears. Although caused by two different organisms, the diseases often occur together since both are ...
    • Soybean Foliar Fungicides: Yield Benefit or an Extra Expense? 

      Dennis, Michael (New York State IPM Program, 2006)
      Economic Return of Strobilurin Fungicide on Soybean
    • Soybean Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A.; Malakar-Kuenen, Raksha (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Soybean oil is derived from Glycine max, a legume cultivated for food, feed, and industrial uses and is a common food grade oil used throughout the industry for products such as vegetable oil and mayonnaise. It is also ...
    • Soybean Pests (Diseases and Weeds) Management Guide 

      Waldron, J. Keith; Woodsen, Mary (New York State IPM Program, 2010)
      A brochure about managing diseases and weeds of soybeans using IPM methods