Understanding the basic issues associated with insecticide resistance (Full Article)

Understanding the basic issues associated with insecticide resistance (Full Article)

Professor Raymond Cloyd is a research and extension specialist based at Kansas State University, working in the areas of integrated pest management, plant protection, horticultural cropping systems, pesticides and insect-plant interactions. We present an extract from a paper by Professor … Continued
Wildflower post harvest permit approved

Wildflower post harvest permit approved

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) recently approved a minor use permit (PER9213) to allow the use of deltamethrin and iprodione as a post-harvest dip to disinfest wildflowers before shipping. This is a renewal of an existing permit … Continued
Pesticide Gap Analysis

Pesticide Gap Analysis

The cut flower and foliage industry has completed a project designed to indentify the chemical needs of the industry moving into the future. The project, Cut Flower and Foliage Industry Pesticide Gap Analysis (code FL10002) was co funded by Horticulture … Continued
Cut flower and foliage industry pesticide gap analysis

Cut flower and foliage industry pesticide gap analysis

The cut flower and foliage industry has completed a project designed to identify the chemical needs of the industry moving into the future. The project, Cut Flower and Foliage Industry Pesticide Gap Analysis (code FL10002) was co funded by Horticulture … Continued
Cut Flower and Foliage Industry Pesticide Gap Analysis

Cut Flower and Foliage Industry Pesticide Gap Analysis

Cut flower growers frequently suffer from a lack of legal access to crop protection products (pesticides). The problem is that whilst their crops are valuable, they are often too small individually for agrichemical companies to bear the high cost of registering products for … Continued
Understanding the basic issues associated with insecticide resistance

Understanding the basic issues associated with insecticide resistance

Insect and mite pests of greenhouse-grown horticultural crops are primarily suppressed with pesticides, in this case insecticides and miticides. However, many insect (and even mite) pests possess the inherent ability to evolve (or adapt) to various human disturbance factors such … Continued