Type: Chapter

Integrated pest management (IPM) in vegetables: examples of successful deployment

Author Joshua Freeman

University of Florida

Publication date:

09 September 2019

ID: 9781838798833

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Vegetable producers around the world are confronted with the daunting task of managing ever-evolving pests and pathogens with a limited number of effective chemical management tools. This chapter examines examples of successful deployment of integrated pest management (IPM) in vegetable cultivation, such as treatment of tomato spotted wilt and the use of methyl bromide. The chapter includes a detailed case study of IPM in fresh-market tomatoes.

Table of contents

1 Introduction
2 Tomato spotted wilt
3 Methyl bromide
4 Case study: fresh-market tomato
5 Conclusion
6 Where to look for further information
7 References