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CONNECTICUT VEGETABLE & SMALL FRUIT GROWERS’ CONFERENCE
Thursday, January 19, 2012

Tolland County Agricultural Center
24 Hyde Avenue (Route 30), Vernon, CT

Sponsored by:
University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension System
USDA
UConn Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
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VEGETABLE IPM PUBLICATIONS, CONFERENCES & OTHER EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

DEEP ZONE TILLAGE/VERTICAL TILLAGE ARTICLES

GENERAL ARTICLES

  • Resistance Management: Mix or Rotate Between Insecticides?  May 2006
  • New Vegetable Crop Insecticides/Miticides/Molluscides  March 2006
  • Sucking Insects: Aphids & Potato Leafhopper Slide Show January 2005
  • Integrated Pest Management January 2004 Increase your understanding of IPM Basics
  • Perimeter Trap Cropping Works!
  • Constructing a Deer Fence at the Cecarelli Farm
  • Pest Management for Vegetable Bedding Plants
  • Contribution of Cover Crop Mulches to Weed Management
  • Innovative Cultivating Tools
  • Scheduling Cultivation
  • Spinosad: The First Selective, Broad-Spectrum Insecticide
  • Composts for Disease Suppression
  • Using Beauveria Bassiana for Insect Management
  • Trichoderma for Control of Soil Pathogens
  • The Use of Different Colored Mulches for Yield and Earliness
  • Is IPM Profitable?...A Case Study: Connecticut's Sweet Corn IPM
  • Who Needs Economic Thresholds?
  • Hydrated Lime as an Insect Repellent 
  • Use of Cover Crops and Green Manures to Attract Beneficial Insects
  • Having Problems Controlling Vegetable Crop Disease? Try Rotation.
  • Vegetable Pest Message- Galinsoga
  • CROP SPECIFIC ARTICLES

    ASPARAGUS:

  • Sucking Insects: Asparagus Aphid  January 2005
  • BEANS AND OTHER LEGUMES:

  • Sucking Insects: Pea Aphid  January 2005
  • Anthracnose of Bean
  • Molds and Mildews of Beans in Connecticut
  • Bean Viruses
  • Bean Rust
  • Bacterial Bean Blights
  • COLE CROPS:

  • Perimeter Trap Cropping for Cole Crops
  • Cole Crop "Worms"
  • Black Rot of Crucifers
  • Club Root of Crucifers
  • Two Common, Late-Season, Cole Crop Diseases
  • Cole Crop Pests (Insects)
  • CORN:

  • Sucking Insects: Corn Leaf Aphid  January 2005
  • Transplanting Sweet Corn at Cold Spring Brook Farm
  • Reduced Risk Pesticide Program for Sweet Corn
  • Using Trichogramma and Bt for European Corn Borer Control
  • Scheduling Sweet Corn Plantings
  • Scheduling Sweet Corn Plantings -- The Anderson Farm Way
  • Pictorial Comparison of Sweet Corn Pests
  • UConn's Sweet Corn IPM Action Thresholds are now online
  • Stewart's Wilt Warning for Southern New England Sweet Corn Growers
  • Common Diseases of Corn in Connecticut
  • Corn Rootworm or Crow Damage?
  • Minute Pirate Bugs--Tiny Takers
  • CUCURBITS:

  • Scouting For Downy Mildew  November 2006 (346 Adobe Reader file)
  • Cucurbit Yellow Vine Disease in Connecticut  May 2005
  • Directions for Using a Perimeter Trap Crop Strategy to Protect Cucubit Crops  April 2005
  • Plectosporium Blight & New Spray Recommendations for 2005 January 2005
  • Protecting Cucumbers From Beetles and Wilt With Perimeter Trap Cropping Jan 2004
  • Perimeter Trap Cropping for Yellow and Green Summer Squash
  • Striped Cucumber Beetles, Acalymma vittata, (Coleoptera:Chrysomelidae) revised Oct. 2007
  • Maximizing Pumpkin Production Through Spacing, Fertilizer, Irrigation, and Varietal Selection
  • Using the Pre-Sidedress Nitrate Test for Pumpkins
  • Techniques for Improving Spray Coverage in Pumpkins and Winter Squash
  • Disease Tolerance of Zucchini and Yellow Squash Varieties/Varieties to Choose for Late Season Production
  • Characterization of the Black Rot Fungus & An Update on Bacterial Wilt
  • Squash Vine Borer Control
  • Leaf and Fruit Diseases of Cucurbits I - Diseases Accompanied by Fruit Rots
  • Leaf and Fruit Diseases of Cucurbits II - Diseases Accompanied by Fruit Spots
  • Mildew Diseases of Cucurbits
  • Black Rot of Cucurbits
  • Viruses of Cucurbits
  • Bacterial Wilt
  • Managing Fungicide Resistance for Powdery Mildew, Gummy Stem Blight & Downy Mildew
  • Consider Planting Disease Resistant Summer Squash and Zucchini
  • EGGPLANT:

  • Using IPM on CPB Saves Money, Insecticides
  • LETTUCE:

  • Lettuce Diseases in Connecticut
  • PEPPERS:

  • Managing Phytophthora Blight (Phytophthora capsici): Chemicals or Alternatives? new gif June 2010
  • Perimeter Trap Crop Recommendations for Pepper Maggots
  • Summary: Pepper Integrated Pest Management Options   
  • Action Thresholds for Weeds in Peppers
  • Minor Diseases of Pepper
  • Bacterial Leaf Spot of Peppers
  • How to catch a fly! (pepper maggot)
  • Aphids
  • Aphids and Viruses
  • European Corn Borer
  • European Corn Borer Management in Peppers OR, No More Boring Borers
  • Managing Bacterial Leaf Spot in Pepper
  • Pepper Maggot: Damage, Detection, Monitoring and Management
  • Phytophthora Management
  • Preventing Bacterial Disease of Vegetables with Hot Water Seed Treatment
  • One Darn Good Reason to Rotate: Phytophthora
  • Resistant/Tolerant Vegetable Varieties Are Worth A Try
  • TOMATOES:

  • 2010 Tomato/Potato Late Blight Images new gif June 2010
  • Powdery Mildew: A New Disease of Tomato
  • Bacterial Disease of Tomato
  • Early Blight Management in Fresh Market Tomatoes
  • Managing Bacterial Canker in Tomato: Key Strategies
  • Biological Pest Control in Greenhouse Tomatoes
  • Bacterial Leaf and Fruit Spots of Tomato
  • Fungal Leaf/Fruit Spots of Tomato
  • Fungal Leaf/Fruit Spots of Tomato II
  • Mosaic Diseases of Tomato
  • Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus
  • Vascular Wilts of Tomato
  • POTATOES:

  • Sucking Insects: Potato Leafhopper  January 2005
  • Vascular Wilts of Potato
  • Potato Viruses
  • Common Scab
  • Early Blight and Late Blight of Potato
  • VEGETABLE IPM LINKS

  • Northeast IPM Websites
  • OTHER IPM LINKS

    VEGETABLE IPM COORDINATOR
    (commercial interests or growers)
    T. JUDE BOUCHER 860-875-3331

    VEGETABLE QUESTIONS
    (homeowners)

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