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Second Edition
Integrated Pest Management for Strawberries

Published 2008 · Publication 3351 · 176 pages

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Strawberry manual

This newly revised second edition manual for strawberry growers and pest control professionals uses the most up-to-date information from University of California faculty, Cooperative Extension specialists, and farm advisors. Illustrated with 224 color photographs and 56 line drawings and charts that will help you identify over 90 important pests and disorders. Includes chapters on production of strawberry transplants and managing pests in home garden strawberries.

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Integrated Pest Management for Strawberries contains the latest information on managing pests and growing strawberries.


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This publication is available from the UC ANR Communication Services catalog. It is also available by mail, by telephone, or through the ANR sales offices and many UC County Cooperative Extension offices. For locations and more information, see "How to Order Publications."


List of Contents

Integrated Pest Management for Strawberries
  • Strawberry Production in California · Strawberry Propagation
Strawberry Growth and Development
  • Growth Requirements · Development · The Crown · The Root System · Runners and Daughter Plant Formation · Leaves · Flowers and Fruit · Flower Initiation · Chilling and Plant Growth · Planting Systems · Fall Planting · Summer Planting
Managing Pests in Strawberries
  • Pest Identification · Field Monitoring · Checking Potential Problems Before You Plant · Soil and Water Sampling · Weather · Keeping Records · Control Action Guidelines · Management Methods · Biological Control · Certified Planting Material · Cultivar Selection · Cultural Practices · Field Selection · Sanitation · Crop Rotation · Field Preparation · Soil Solarization · Planting · Plant Establishment · Pruning · Polyethylene Mulch · Irrigation · Salinity Management · Frost Protection · Fertilization · Harvesting and Handling · Pesticides · Pesticide Resistance · Pest Resurgence and Secondary Outbreaks · Crop Injury · Hazards to Humans · Hazards to Wildlife · Soil Fumigation · Organic Strawberry Production · Field Selection · Cultivar Selection · Sanitation · Crop Rotation, Cover Crops · Solarization · Plastic Mulch · Other Cultural Practices
Managing Pests in Strawberry Nurseries
  • Virus-Free Plants · Strawberry Certification Program · Nursery Generations · First Generation · Foundation Block · Increase Block · Production Block · Hot Water Treatments · Planting · Irrigation · Fertilization · Harvest and Handling · Using Pesticides in Nurseries
Insects and Other Invertebrates
  • GENERAL PREDATORS · Bigeyed Bugs · Minute Pirate Bugs · Lacewings · Dusty Wings · Damsel Bugs · Cecidomyiid Fly · Convergent Lady Beetle · Spiders
  • MONITORING MAJOR PESTS · Twospotted Spider Mite · Lygus Bug · Other Plant Bugs · Whiteflies · Cyclamen Mite · Aphids · Cutworms · Armyworms · Corn Earworm
  • OTHER CATERPILAR PESTS · Leaf-Rolling Caterpillars · Garden Tortrix · Strawberry Leafroller · Omnivorous Leaftier · Light Brown Apple Moth · Cabbage Looper · Saltmarsh Caterpillar
  • OTHER INVERTEBRATE PESTS · Western Flower Thrips · Fruit Flies · Root Weevils · Hoplia · Field Crickets · Strawberry Rootworm · European Earwig · Garden Symphylan · Slugs · Ground Mealybug
Diseases
  • Field Monitoring and Diagnosis · Prevention and Management
  • FRUIT DISEASES · Gray Mold (Botrytis Rot) · Rhizopus Rot (Leak) · Mucor Fruit Rot · Other Fruit Diseases · Powdery Mildew, Leather Rot, Anthracnose · Black Seed Disease · Phomopsis Fruit Rot · Tan-Brown Rot
  • FOLIAR DISEASES · Common Leaf Spot · Powdery Mildew · Virus and Phytoplasma Diseases, Mottle, Crinkle, Mild Yellow Edge, Vein Banding · Necrotic Shock · Pallidosis-Related Decline · Lethal Decline, Green Petal · Angular Leaf Spot · Phomopsis Leaf Blight · Leaf Blotch · Hainesia Leaf Spot and Fruit Rot
  • ROOT AND CROWN DISEASES · Anthracnose · Phytophthora Crown Rot · Red Stele Root Rot · Verticillium Wilt · Black Root Rot · Charcoal Rot
  • ABIOTIC DISORDERS · Nutrient Deficiencies · Low-Temperature Injury · Salt Toxicity · Pesticide Injury · Rain Injury · Fruit Coloration Problems · Albino Fruit · Green Tip · White Shoulder · Fruit Bronzing · Sunburn · Fruit Formation Problems
Nematodes
  • Foliar Nematode · Root Knot Nematodes · Nematode Management · Sampling for Nematodes · Field Selection and Sanitation · Crop Rotation · Soil Fumigation · Soil Solarization · Certified Transplants · Hot Water Treatments
Weeds
  • Management Methods · Field Selection and Sanitation · Cultivation and Hand Weeding · Crop Rotation · Soil Solarization · Polyethylene Mulch · Fumigants · Herbicides · Monitoring and Identification of Weed Species
  • MAJOR WEED SPECIES IN STRAWBERRIES · Perennial Weeds · Field Bindweed · Bermudagrass · Yellow Nutsedge · Annual Broadleaf Weeds · Mallow · California Burclover · Sweetclover · Filaree · Sunflower (Aster) Family Weeds · Other Annual Broadleaf Weeds · Annual Grasses
Vertebrates
  • BIRDS · House Finch · Robin · Goldfinches · Cedar Waxwing · Starling · Long-Billed Curlew · Other Bird Species
  • California Ground Squirrel · Voles · Pocket Gophers · Moles · Mule Deer
Managing Strawberry Pests in the Home Garden
  • Choosing a Good Location · Preparing the Soil · Selecting Plants · Planting · Watering ·Fertilizing · Mulching · Pruning · Rotating Plantings · Soil Solarization · Pest Problems · Slugs and Snails · Sowbugs · Spider Mites · Cyclamen Mites · Earwigs · Root Weevils · Aphids · Caterpillar Pests · Lygus Bugs · Gray Mold (Botrytis Rot) and Other Fruit Decays · Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot · Verticillium Wilt · Powdery Mildew · Leaf Spot Diseases · Viruses · Weeds · Birds and Other Wildlife
Suggested Reading
List of Tables and Figures
Glossary
Index

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