Site-specific management of green peach aphid, Myzus Persicae (Sulzer)

Ian Macrae, Matthew Carroll, Min Zhu

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Integrated pest management (IPM) is an environmentally and economically sustainable method of managing pests based on applying pesticides only when pest populations surpass a point where expected resource loss exceeds control costs. Site-speciŽc pest management extends IPM principles by determining the spatial and temporal distribution of pest species and optimizes agricultural inputs by spatially adjusting location and/or application rate based on varying conditions within a Želd. The green peach aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzer), is a candidate for site-speciŽc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGIS Applications in Agriculture
Subtitle of host publicationVolume Three: Invasive Species
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)9781420078817
ISBN (Print)9781420078800
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011


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