This guide was compiled by LSU AgCenter experts and includes regulations, precautions and suggestions for pest control in Louisiana. Detailed topics include drift of pesticides, hazards of pesticides to beneficial insects and wildlife, phytotoxicity and use of beneficial insects to control pest populations. A section on organic gardening also is included.
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|2016 Insect Pest Management Guide – complete book|
|Calibration of Cotton Insecticide Sprayers|
|Rats and Mice|
|Corn – Commercial|
|Cotton - Commercial|
|Fruit and Nuts: Citrus|
|Fruit and Nuts: Apples - Commercial|
|Fruit and Nuts: Peaches and Plums|
|Fruit and Nuts: Pears|
|Fruit and Nuts: Pecans|
|Fruit and Nuts: Small Fruits (Grapes, Blueberries and Brambles)|
|Fruit and Nuts: Strawberries|
|Grain Sorghum - Commercial|
|Horses and Livestock|
|How to Mix Insecticides|
|Insecticide Dilution Tables|
|Introduction to the Insect Pest Management Guide|
|Ornamental and Flowering Plants|
|Pasture and Forage Crops - Commercial|
|Rice - Commercial|
|Soybeans - Commercial|
|Sugarcane - Commercial|
|Sweet Potatoes - Commercial|
|Trade Names Used in this Guide|
|Trees (Forest Shade and Christmas)|
|Wheat and Oats - Commercial|
The South American rice leaf miner, Hydrellia wirthi Korytkowski, is an insect pest of rice in the United States. It affected several rice fields in southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas in 2004. Topics include description and life cycle, injury, scouting and managment. Color photos also included. (PDF Format Only)
Control of fire ants, chinch bugs, corn leaf aphids and green bugs, sorghum midge, corn earworms, fall armyworms, sorghum webworms and stalk borers.
Step-by-step instructions for calibrating your sprayer.
Commercial spray schedule for Apples
Commercial and Homeowner Use: Selection of proper materials and timing of application are of prime importance for effective control of insects and diseases of citrus.
Commercial and Home Uses. Spray schedule for grapes, blueberries and brambles (blackberries, etc.).
Commercial and Home Uses. Spray schedule for peaches and plums.
Commercial Use. Spray schedule for insects on Louisiana pears
Commercial and Home Uses. Control of obscure scale, pecan phylloxera, pecan nut casebearer, pecan spittlebug, hickory shuckworm, pecan leaf scorch mite, yellow aphid, black pecan aphid and pecan weevil.
Commercial Use. Control of aphids, strawberry weevils, strawberry leaf rollers, armyworms, flea beetles, lygus bugs, leafhoppers, tarnished plant bugs, snails, slugs, two-spotted mites, spittle bugs, mole crickets and fire ants.
How to mix wettable powders and emulsifiable concentrates for spraying.
Tables show the amount of formulated materials to use to provide the indicated active ingredient.
Control of aphids, scales, mealybugs, lacebugs, caterpillars, whiteflies, leafminers, fungus gnats, sawflies, shoreflies, spider mites, ants, thrips, wasps, bees, mites, armyworms and leafhoppers.
Commercial and Home Uses. Control of chinch bugs, crawfish, fleas, ticks, sod webworms, armyworms, cutworms, pill bugs, sow bugs, slugs, snails, chiggers, black turfgrass ataenius, white grubs, ants, mole crickets and imported fire ants in your lawn.
Insect control for bulbs, azaleas, camellias, annual flowering plants, cana lilies, gardenias, hollies, chrysanthemums, crape myrtles, dahlias, flowering peaches and quinces, daylillies, gladiolas, poinsettias, pyracantha, roses and African violets. Also includes recommendations for greenhouses and nursery stock.
Information on cleaning the storage bin, treating the storage bin and grain protectants.
Control information on the sugarcane borer – cultural practices and varietal resistance.
Control of weevils, banded cucumber beetles, whitefringed beetles, some kinds of flea beetles, wireworms, grubs, aphids, whiteflies, foliage-feeding loopers, beet armyworms and other lepidoptera species.
Insecticides used in this guide listed by their trade name, common name, chemical name and manufacturer.
Insect control on ash, beech, river birch, boxelder, cedar, cherry, chinaberry, cypress, dogwood, elm, gum, hawthorn, hickory, holly, juniper, locust (black), locust (honey), magnolia, maple, mimosa, mulberry, oak, pecan, Virginia pine and pines grown for Christmas trees, red bud, sycamore, willow and yellow poplar.
Commercial Use, Commercial Greenhouse Tomatoes, Home Gardens and Organic Gardening. Insect control for beans, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, cantaloupe, carrots, cucumbers, eggplant, Irish potatoes, lettuce, mustard, okra, onions, shallots, parsley, peppers, pumpkins, southern peas, spinach, squash, sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips and watermelon.
Control of aphids (including greenbug aphid), armyworms, fall armyworms and stinkbugs in wheat and oats.
2016 Insect Pest Management Guide – Complete book - 241 pages
Control of rootworms, cutworms, chinch bugs, corn earworms, fall armyworms, stink bugs, cucumber beetle and stalk borers.
Contains recommendations for controlling bollworms, tobacco budworms, loopers, tarnished plant bugs and fleahoppers, spider mites, cotton aphids, thrips, cutworms, whiteflies, fall armyworms, beet armyworms, green stink bugs and brown stink bugs.
Horses: control of flies, mosquitoes, lice, ticks and bots. Livestock: horse flies, horn flies, mosquitoes, lice, ticks, cattle grubs, mites, and houseflies. Also includes recomendations for fire ant management around livestock premises and fly control.
Home Use. Ants (all species), bedbugs, book lice, carpenter ants, carpenter bees, carpet beetles, clothes moths, cockroaches, fleas and ticks, houseflies, mosquitoes, powder post beetles, pantry pests, silverfish, spiders, earwigs and millipedes, mud daubers, paper wasps, scorpions and termites.
Introduction, general information and precautions for users of this guide.
Control of spider mites, cutworms, armyworms, fall armyworms, clover head weevils, aphids, leaf hoppers, plant bugs, spittlebugs, spotted alfalfa aphids, chinch bugs and imported fire ants.
Norway rats, roof rats and house mice control.
Control of aphids, armyworms, chinch bugs, grasshoppers, rice leaf miners, rice stink bugs, rice water weevil (eggs), rice borers and rice seed midges. Also includes control measures for rice/crawfish rotation fields.
Control of southern green/green stinkbugs, brown stinkbugs, red shouldered stink bugs, bean leaf beetles, three-cornered alfalfa hoppers, banded cucumber beetles, blister beetles, velvetbean caterpillars, green cloverworms, soybean loopers, fall armyworms, salt marsh caterpillars, beet armyworms and corn earwoms.
Recommendations for control of town ants.