Tag Archive: Resistance

Evaluation of Thrip Resistance to Neonicotinoid Insecticides

Figure 1. Tobacco thrips injury to seedling peanuts.  Joe Funderburk, Danielle Sprague, and Mrittunjai Srivistava, North Florida REC. Quincy, Florida Monitoring to evaluate continued susceptibility of pests to pesticides is an important part of any pest management program. Thrips are known for their ability to develop resistance to insecticides. The western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/18/evaluation-of-thrip-resistance-to-neonicotinoid-insecticides/

Managing Herbicide Resistance Video

Dr. Ramon Leon, University of Florida Weed Science Specialist, shares highlights from his “Managing Herbicide Resistance” presentation he made at the 2013 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course in Marianna.  In this video, he provides important considerations for preventing and managing herbicide resistant weeds in row crops. Author: Josh Thompson – j.thompson@ufl.edu Josh Thompson is a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/04/19/managing-herbicide-resistance-video/

Herbicide Failure, Weed Resistance, and Pesticide “Stewardship”

Success or failure? There are a number of important factors that affect the outcome of weed control. If you are a pesticide applicator, you may have encountered some herbicide treatments that did not produce the results you expected.  Why is that?  There are a number of factors that can contribute to less than perfect pesticide …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/10/26/herbicide-failure-weed-resistance-and-pesticide-stewardship/