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    • Field Guide to the Insects, Mites and Mollusks of Nursery, Floral and Greenhouse Crops 

      Gouge, Dawn H.; Smith, Kirk A.; Wilkerson, Don (2000-01-12)
      This field guide provides excellent photo identification keys for numerous pests and beneficials found in nursery, greenhouse and floral crops. The text includes a physical description, examples of damage and information ...
    • Gall-Making Insects and Mites 

      Bogran, Carlos E.; Drees, Bastiaan M.; Hudgeons, Jeremy L. (2006-03-30)
      Galls are abnormal swellings of plant tissue caused by insects, bacteria, fungi, mites or nematodes. Insects that cause galls include certain moth caterpillars, beetles, flies, jumping plant lice, aphids and small wasps. ...
    • Grasshoppers and Their Control 

      Patrick, Carl D. (2004-06-16)
      This leaflet describes the five most damaging grasshopper species in Texas, and offers suggestions for monitoring and control.
    • Hessian Fly in Texas Wheat 

      Morgan, Gaylon; Sansone, Chris; Knutson, Allen E. (2005-07-01)
      The Hessian fly came from Russia and may have been introduced into the United States during the Revolutionary War. It has since spread to many parts of the country. By 2005, more than 67 counties in Texas reported Hessian ...
    • Income Protection (IP) Insurance 

      Stokes, Kenneth; Barnaby, G. A. Art; Waller, Mark L.; Outlaw, Joe (1999-06-09)
      The Income Protection program insures producers against lost income from reductions in yield or price. Examples guide the reader through the process of selecting coverage according to different pricing scenarios.
    • Installing a Subsurface Drip Irrigation System for Row Crops 

      Enciso, Juan (2004-09-07)
      This publication describes the components of a subsurface drip irrigation system and the procedure for installing such a system. Each step is outlined and illustrated. Steps include tape injection, trenching, connecting ...
    • Installing a Subsurface Drip Irrigation System for Row Crops (Spanish) 

      Enciso, Juan (2004-09-07)
      This publication describes the components of a subsurface drip irrigation system and the procedure for installing such a system. Each step is outlined and illustrated. Steps include tape injection, trenching, connecting ...
    • Irrigation Monitoring with Soil Water Sensors 

      Enciso, Juan; Porter, Dana; Peries, Xavier (2007-01-19)
      Monitoring soil water content is essential if growers want to optimize production, conserve water, reduce environmental impacts and save money. This publication illustrates how soil moisture monitoring can improve irrigation ...
    • Irrigation Monitoring with Soil Water Sensors (Spanish) 

      Enciso, Juan; Porter, Dana; Peries, Xavier (2007-07-25)
      Monitoring soil water content is essential if growers want to optimize production, conserve water, reduce environmental impacts and save money. This publication illustrates how soil moisture monitoring can improve irrigation ...
    • Irrigation Water Quality 

      McFarland, Mark L.; Lemon, Robert G.; Stichler, Charles (2002-04-11)
      Irrigation water quality is determined by the total amounts of salts and the types of salts the water contains. In this publication you'll learn why well water can be salty, what problems salty water can cause, what tests ...
    • Irrigation Water Quality Standards and Salinity Management Strategies 

      Fipps, Guy (2003-04-30)
      This publication contains guidelines for determining whether water is suitable for irrigation and explains how water is classified by the type and degree of salinity problems it poses. Methods of alleviating these problems ...
    • A Key to Common Caterpillar Pests of Vegetables 

      Sparks Jr., Alton N.; Liu, Tong-Xian (2001-08-10)
      This publication is an aid to identifying caterpillar pests. There are detailed drawings, color photos, and an illustrated identification key. Depicted are fall armyworm, cabbage looper, saltmarsh caterpillar, tomato ...
    • Managing Cotton Insects in the High Plains, Rolling Plains and Trans Pecos Areas of Texas--2008 

      Siders, Kerry; Baugh, Brant A.; Sansone, Chris; Kerns, David L. (2008-04-29)
      Cotton insect management practices, including cultural control techniques that reduce the risk of crop damage, are discussed. The emphasis is on monitoring and identifying insect populations in cotton. A supplement (E-6A) ...
    • Managing Cotton Insects in the Lower Rio Grande Valley - 2008 

      Cattaneo, Manda; Kerns, David L. (2008-04-17)
      Cotton insect management practices, including cultural control techniques that reduce the risk of crop damage, are discussed. The emphasis is on monitoring and identifying insect populations in cotton. A supplement (E-7A) ...
    • Managing Cotton Insects in the Southern, Eastern and Blackland Areas of Texas 2008 

      Parker, Roy D.; Knutson, Allen E.; Biles, Stephen; Kerns, David L.; Jungman, M. J. (2008-06-10)
      Cotton insect management techniques, including cultural control techniques that reduce the risk of crop damage, are discussed. The emphasis is on monitoring and identifying insect populations in cotton. A supplement (E-5A) ...
    • Managing Crop Nutrients Through Soil, Manure and Effluent Testing 

      McFarland, Mark L.; Provin, Tony; Feagley, Sam E. (1998-12-10)
      Soil testing is the foundation of a sound fertility management program, and manure and effluent testing can provide additional information for its effective use.
    • Managing For High-quality Hay 

      Stichler, Charles; Bade, David H. (1998-09-22)
      This publication highlights the factors determining hay quality and discusses fertility and water interaction, harvesting, quality losses and storage losses.
    • Managing Insect and Mite Pests in Vegetable Gardens 

      Jackman, John A. (2008-02-19)
      Growing your own vegetables is a pleasant and satisfying way to enjoy nature and save money. But managing garden pest populations in the vegetable garden isn't always easy. This publication discusses ways to accomplish ...
    • Managing Insect and Mite Pests of Commercial Pecans in Texas 

      Knutson, Allen E.; Ree, Bill (2004-09-21)
      Biological and chemical control measures are described for 12 pecan insect and mite pests, including phylloxera, pecan nut casebearers, spider mites and others. The publication provides information about the biology of ...
    • Managing Insect and Mite Pests of Texas Corn 

      Porter, Patrick; Cronholm, Gregory B.; Parker, Roy D.; Troxclair, Noel N.; Patrick, Carl D.; Biles, Stephen; Morrison, William P. (2006-05-24)
      Insect pest control procedures are discussed for each stage of crop development. The characteristics of individual pests, economic thresholds and specific recommendations for chemical control are presented, including ...