Cotton seed bug, a pest new to the United States, has been found in Florida, according to a news report by Reuters. This pest has caused serious losses to cotton in Egypt.
The new golf course at NC State University will hopefully have a lot of people talking—about IPM. The Lonnie Poole golf course, located at NC State University, is one of the state’s environmentally-friendly golf courses. One of the course’s most exciting features is the use of IPM to control pests and diseases on the turf.
Does crop rotation work? Over a century of data collected by Auburn University researchers says it does.
Back in 1896, J.F. Duggar began an experiment at the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama (now Auburn University) to test his theory about sustainable cotton production. In 1930 his experiment would be named the Old Rotation.
Water hyacinth control had evaded land managers for many years and choked the life out of lakes and ponds. In the late 1990s, researchers from Florida discovered that the aquatic weed could be most effectively controlled through integrated pest management.
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