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Irrigation Water Quality
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 ...
White Grubs in Texas Turfgrass
White grubs are the larval stage of insects commonly known as May or June beetles. A few species commonly damage turfgrass and other cultivated plants. This publication includes biological and management information.
Managing Crop Nutrients Through Soil, Manure and Effluent Testing
Soil testing is the foundation of a sound fertility management program, and manure and effluent testing can provide additional information for its effective use.
Irrigation Monitoring with Soil Water Sensors
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 ...
Field Guide to Predators, Parasites and Pathogens Attacking Insect and Mite Pests of Cotton: Recognizing the Good Bugs in Cotton
The role of natural enemies in cotton pest management has often been obscured by the widespread use of broad-spectrum insecticides. However, cotton can support a large complex of insects, spiders and mites that feed on ...
Using Flexible Pipe (poly-pipe) with Surface Irrigation (Spanish)
Aimed at farmers and irrigators who want to irrigate their crops using flexible plastic pipes (commonly called "poly-pipe), this publication highlights (1) advantages of using poly-pipe, (2) factors to consider in selecting ...
Managing Cotton Insects in the Southern, Eastern and Blackland Areas of Texas 2008
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) ...
Gall-Making Insects and Mites
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. ...
Managing Insect and Mite Pests of Texas Corn
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 ...
Suggested Insecticides for Managing Cotton Insects in the High Plains, Rolling Plains and Trans Pecos Areas of Texas--2008
This bulletin lists suggested insecticides (by brand name) and application rates for controlling cotton pests found in the High Plains, Rolling Plains and Trans Pecos areas of Texas. This publication should be used in ...