IPM in Peanuts: Developing and Delivering Working IPM Systems

Phipps, P.M. (1993) IPM in Peanuts: Developing and Delivering Working IPM Systems. Plant Disease, 77 (3). pp. 307-309.

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Peanuts are managemd intensiverly because of the crop's high value and vulnerability to diseases, insects, and weeds. Crop protection chemicals hava a central role in pest management stratefies for peanut production (5,10), and this role has been perpetuated by the absence of effective alternatives. Currently some 30 pesticides are availabel for controlof diseases, insects, and weeds in commercial peanut fields. The acute toxicity of these chemicals varies widely (3); acute oral LD50 levels range from 0.93 to >10,000 mg/kg in white rats.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: SNNigam Collection
Author Affiliation: virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Tidewater Agricultural Experiment Station, Suffolk, VA 23437
Subjects: Plant Protection
Divisions: Groundnut
Depositing User: Mr Siva Shankar
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2013 06:13
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2013 09:55
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PD-77-307
URI: http://eprints.icrisat.ac.in/id/eprint/9980

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