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3 16 Pesticides & Insects

  1. 1. IPM Plant: Setcreasia Term: Pesticide
  2. 2. Setcreasea <ul><li>Annual in Va </li></ul><ul><li>USDA zone – 8-11 </li></ul><ul><li>Part-shade to full sun </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brighter purple color in stronger sun </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Height: 6-12”, spread 24-36” </li></ul><ul><li>Purple foliage – long grass-like leaves </li></ul><ul><li>Pink or purple flowers Mid summer to Fall </li></ul><ul><li>Cut back to encourage bushiness </li></ul><ul><li>Uses: bedding plant, containers, hanging basket </li></ul>
  3. 3. Pesticide <ul><li>A chemical used to control or kill pests </li></ul><ul><li>Three main types: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Insecticides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Herbicides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fungicides </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Also repellants – particularly deer, rabbit, pets </li></ul>
  4. 4. Pesticide Safety Law <ul><li>Agricultural employers must assure that untrained workers receive basic pesticide safety information before they enter a treated area on the establishment. No more than 5 days after their initial employment has commenced, all untrained agricultural workers must receive the complete WPS pesticide safety training </li></ul>
  5. 5. Employees <ul><li>Handlers </li></ul><ul><li>Mix, load or apply pesticides </li></ul><ul><li>Clean or repair pesticide equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Serve as IPM scouts </li></ul><ul><li>May also be workers </li></ul><ul><li>Workers </li></ul><ul><li>Perform tasks such as cultivation and harvesting of plants </li></ul><ul><li>May also be handlers (if they have had training) </li></ul>Different standards apply to the different types of employees
  6. 6. Re-entry Interval (REI) <ul><li>After using a commercial pesticide, you must not allow any reentry into the greenhouse or sprayed outdoor area for the minimum specified time. </li></ul><ul><li>The area must be clearly marked as restricted and the time the restriction is to be lifted. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Safety Video <ul><li>http://www.ag.ndsu.nodak.edu/aginfo/pesticid/wps.htm </li></ul>
  8. 8. Life Stages <ul><li>Larvae </li></ul><ul><li>Insect </li></ul>
  9. 9. INSECT PESTS
  10. 10. APHID Landscape, garden & greenhouse
  11. 11. COLORADO POTATO BEETLE Garden pest
  12. 12. COMMON CORNEAR WORM Garden
  13. 13. CUCUMBER BEETLE Garden pest
  14. 14. FALL ARMYWORM
  15. 15. FUNGUS GNAT
  16. 16. GRASSHOPPER Garden pest
  17. 17. GREEN FRUITWORM Garden pest
  18. 18. GREEN STINKBUG Landscape & Garden pest
  19. 19. IMPORTED CABBAGEWORM Garden pest
  20. 20. JAPANESE BEETLE Landscape & Garden pest
  21. 21. OYSTER SHELL SCALE
  22. 22. SLUGS Landscape & Garden pest
  23. 23. SPIDERMITE Landscape, Garden & Greenhouse pest
  24. 24. SPRINGTAILS Garden pest
  25. 25. THREE CORNERED ALFALFA HOPPER Landscape & Garden pest
  26. 26. THRIPS Landscape, Garden & Greenhouse pest
  27. 27. TOMATO PINWORMS Garden pest
  28. 28. WHITEFLY Landscape, Garden & Greenhouse pest
  29. 29. Today <ul><li>Horticulture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scale & Aphids on microscope </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Greenhouse </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Catch up loose ends </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Soil tests </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 samples per plot </li></ul></ul>

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