Arizona Veg IPM Update: new insecticide chemistry, plant pathogen resistance, pesticide analysis

Arizona Veg IPM Update: new insecticide chemistry, plant pathogen resistance, pesticide analysis

New breakthrough insecticide chemistries are about to hit the market, including neonicotinoids, spinosyns, ketoenols, and diamides. Without question, these products, along with other recently registered compounds, are more effective and safer to use than compounds used prior to 1993.

The Arizona Vegetable Integrated Pest Management Update from the University of Arizona (UA) Cooperative Extension in Yuma, Ariz. released Dec. 11, 2013.

New insecticide chemistry on desert produce, melons

By John Palumbo, UA research scientist and Extension specialist

Over the last 20 years, there has been an unprecedented development of insecticide chemistry which has had a major impact on how pest control advisers (PCAs) manage insects on le

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