Guide to healthy and profitable crops

October 28, 2011
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.

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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