Pattern of pesticide storage before pesticide self-poisoning in rural Sri Lanka
- From The Nursery - Pest control. // Horticulture Week;7/6/2013, p39
The article offers tips on how and what to apply pesticides to ornamentals.
- PROFILE SPECIAL: Pesticide withdrawals and use. Denne, William; Dickerson, Tony; Halsall, Lucy; Larner, Jackie; Prior, Chris; Salisbury, Andrew // Garden;May2003, Vol. 128 Issue 5, p392
Andrew Halstead, Principal Entomologist at RHS Garden Wisley, looks at the current legislation governing pesticides in the UK, why certain highly effective pesticides have been withdrawn from sale in the UK market and what this means for gardeners and their plants in the future. The range of...
- Double whammy for pesticides. // Crops;12/13/2008, p25
The author reflects on the controversial assessment of the use of pesticides in Great Britain. According to the author, the victory of Georgina Down on a court case against the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has eventually added to the pressure on the ongoing...
- Blueberry Maggot Breakthrough. Sciarappa, Bill; Barry, James; Polavarapu, Sridhar // American Fruit Grower;May2004, Vol. 124 Issue 5, p28
Looks at the application of several organic pesticides to control blueberry maggot infestation. Importance of the implementation of a rotational spray program on blueberry maggot prevention; Background on blueberry maggot infestation; Comparison of the organic pesticides with synthetic...
- A Preliminary Investigation into Chemical Efficacy Against the Currant-Lettuce Aphid Nasonovia ribisnigri. Cuthbertson, Andrew G. S.; Mathers, James J.; Northing, Phil // International Journal of Agricultural Research;2007, Vol. 2 Issue 8, p741
A preliminary laboratory study was undertaken to investigate the impact of two commonly used chemical pesticides (pirimicarb and pymetrozine) on the currant-lettuce aphid Nasonovia ribisnigri. Both chemicals had high efficacy against adult and nymph stages of the aphid. Following direct exposure...
- Ultrasound-assisted extraction of pesticides from olive branches: a multifactorial approach to method development. Peña, A.; Ruano, F.; Mingorance, M. D. // Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;Aug2006, Vol. 385 Issue 5, p918
A rapid and simple method has been developed for the analysis in olive branches of two insecticides currently used in olive pest control, dimethoate and Î±-cypermethrin. The effects of analytical conditions on pesticide recovery and the optimal extraction conditions were evaluated by means of...
- Look again at heat treatment. Stanbridge, Dean // Pest Control;Mar2004, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p43
Discusses the use of heat treatment to manage pests in the United States. Pressure on pesticides; Optimal temperature to kill all stages of insect development; Factors that ensure heat treatments will control insects without damaging the structure.
- Pesticides devastating African farming. // Ecologist;Jul2003, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p8
Reports the rise in pesticide use by farmers in Benin in 2003. Reason behind the increase; Claims of farmers on the benefits of pesticide; Other findings reported in a study by Pesticide Action Network UK.
- BATS. // Ecologist;Jul2003, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p42
Advocates the use of bats as an alternative to pesticides. Establishment of bat houses in West Bengal; Insect consumption of bats; Account of a related research effort; Myths surrounding bats; Statistics on bat population. INSET: AMAZING BAT TRIVIA.