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October 28, 2011
By Amanda Ryder


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plantprotectionBOOKSTORE FEATURE

Guide to healthy and profitable crops

Plant Protection: Managing Greenhouse Insect and Mite Pests

is an easy-to-read guide that will help keep your crops healthy and profitable.


plantprotectionOct. 28, 2011 – Plant Protection: Managing Greenhouse Insect & Mite Pests is an easy-to-read guide that will help keep your crops healthy and profitable.

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Raymond A. Cloyd, an extension Specialist in Ornamental
Entomology/Integrated Pest Management at Kansas State University,
discusses the common insect and mite pests of ornamental crops and how
to treat their infestations. Cloyd explains insecticide and chemical
classes and modes of operation, proper tank mixing procedures,
application coverage and timing, and pesticide storage.

He also talks about phytotoxicity and the effects of pH on chemical
effectiveness. A final chapter on pest identification describes common
insets and mite pests, their feeding patterns and damage to crops, and
control methods.

Keep your plants healthy and profits up with this fantastic title.

For more information, or to buy this book, visit the Annex Bookstore.


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