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2012-04-20 09:53:09

Azinphos-methyl (AZM) has been the most used insecticide in apple production in the United States since the late 1960s, primarily as a control for the codling moth, but a decision by the EPA to phase out AZM by 2012 signals the end of this product's use by tree fruit growers.

2012-03-15 12:34:04

As acreage of row crops managed with conservation tillage increases, more growers are encountering slugs, elevating their importance as crop pests.

2012-03-15 12:16:54

The coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei (Ferrari), is considered one of the most serious pests in coffee plantations worldwide.

2012-03-15 07:00:00

Lawn care professionals at NaturaLawn of America offer safer, effective organic-based lawn care treatments to minimize crabgrass and grow beautifully green, healthy lawns. Milwaukee,

2012-03-01 11:06:54

The pecan weevil, Curculio caryae (Horn), is a major pest of pecans throughout the southeastern United States, as well as portions of Texas and Oklahoma.

2012-02-13 14:56:42

The southern pine beetle, Dendroctonus frontalis Zimmermann, is a chronic insect pest within pine forests in the southeastern United States.

2012-02-03 12:52:13

A new study recently published in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management (JIPM) explains the best management practices for consideration and adoption by sod producers in the northeastern U.S.

2012-01-18 10:00:00

The 2012 National Pest Management Association’s Eastern Regional Conference, taking place January 18-20, 2012 in Atlantic City, NJ, will feature seminars and lectures given by industry icons.

2012-01-09 11:24:21

An article in the forthcoming issue of the Journal of Integrated Pest Management (JIPM) refutes claims by Greenpeace Germany that the western bean cutworm (WBC), Striacosta albicosta (Smith), is "a new plant pest" that was "caused by genetically engineered corn."


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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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