Recommendations for your apiary in November 2019: This calendar is meant to be a reference point for management and is not comprehensive. The year-round Beekeeping Management Calendar can be found here: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in848 Originally published November, 2016. Revised and republished November, 2019.
Tag: Pest Management
I’ve had the opportunity to visit a number of grower fields this summer to assess potential nematode damage and I’ve often been asked this question: “Why is nematode damage worse in one section of a field than another,… Read More
Plant-parasitic nematodes can drastically suppress cotton yield, often without noticeable above-ground symptoms. For this reason, nematode management is an important part of a successful operation. Nematicides, pesticides that target nematodes, can be a useful component of a nematode… Read More
Zane Grabau, UF/IFAS Entomology & Nematology Department & Patrick Troy, Regional Row Crop Agent Plant-parasitic nematodes, including sting, root-knot (RKN), and stubby-root nematodes among others can cause significant damage to Florida field corn. Nematicide application is a common… Read More
Fall is the best time to take samples for nematodes, since populations often peak near harvest, and while crop roots are still viable. These samples can be used to help determine if nematodes caused damage in the current… Read More