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What are 5 ways for disease to spread?
-water
-wind
-insects
-animals
-machinery
Does stress from water and temperature make plants more susceptible to disease?
-YES!
What are some categories of insect pests?
-chewing insects
-sucking insects
What are 4 topical insecticides for insects?
-liquid soap
-pyrethroids
-neem oil
-rubbing alcohol
What are three organic pesticides?
-pyrethrum from Chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium
-rotenone from tropical legumes
-neem oil
What are three ways to control aphids?
-liquid soap
-pyrethroids
-neem oil
What are 4 ways to control mealy bugs?
-liquid soap
-pyrethroids
-neem oil
-rubbing alcohol
What are two ways to control whiteflies?
-pyrethroids
-neem oil
What are three ways to control scale?
-liquid soap
-pyrethroids
-neem oil
What are three ways to control thrips?
-liquid soap
-pyrethroids
-neem oil
In insect control, what is roguing?
-removal from the garden of diseased or insect infested plants
In insect control, what is pruning?
-removing of diseased parts
In insect control, what is sanitation?
-burning diseased plant residues
In insect control, what is exclusion?
-screening over windows/plants
In insect control, what is hot-water seed treatment?
-controlling fungi on surface of dry seeds
What are the four overall categories of inscect control?
-repellants
-protectants
-pesticides (dusts, sprays, fumigation)
-Bioconrol
What are some ways of biocontrol?
-parasitized aphid
-lady bugs
-praying mantis