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adoption of integrated pest management technologies by vegetable growers

Jorge Fernandez-Cornejo

adoption of integrated pest management technologies by vegetable growers

by Jorge Fernandez-Cornejo

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Resources and Technology Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pests -- Integrated control.,
  • Vegetables -- Diseases and pests -- Integrated control.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJorge Fernandez-Cornejo, E. Douglas Beach, Wen-Yuan Huang.
    SeriesStaff report -- no. AGES 9228., ERS staff report -- no. AGES 9228.
    ContributionsBeach, E. Douglas., Huang, Wen-Yuan., United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service. Resources and Technology Division.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 17 p. :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14683510M

      Adoption and intensity of integrated pest management (IPM) vegetable farming in Bangladesh: an approach to sustainable agricultural development. Environment, Development and Sustainability, Vol. 17, Issue. 6, p. Cited by:   Factors influencing the adoption of integrated pest management (IPM) by wheat growers in Varamin County, Iran. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 4(5): Sharma, A., A. Bailey and A. Freisher, Technology adoption and pest control strategies among UK cereal farmers: evidence from parametric and non-parametric count data models.

    Integrated Pest Management offers an approach that is economically and socially acceptable, environmentally safe, and improves health standards. Its main thrust is to reduce the use of chemical pesticides by finding and introducing alternate technologies that Price: $ 1. Farmers Pocket Book of Integrated Pest Management for Vegetable Growers (as a key tool for use and issue by the Farmer Trainers). It’s pages provide information on growing healthy crops without using unnecessary chemical sprays. The book was designed so that it .

      Area-wide Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) adoption suppresses pests regionally, with declines expanding beyond the planted Bt crops into other non-Bt crop fields. The offsite benefits to vegetable crops from such pest suppression have not been documented. We show that widespread Bt field corn adoption is strongly associated with marked decreases in the number of recommended insecticidal Cited by:   IPM stands for “integrated pest management.” It is a way to manage insects, diseases, weeds, animals and other “pests” that cause damage by combining biological, cultural, mechanical and chemical practices. It uses a series of steps to understand pests and decide the best methods of control.


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Adoption of integrated pest management technologies by vegetable growers by Jorge Fernandez-Cornejo Download PDF EPUB FB2

Integrated pest management (IPM) usually seeks to minimize the use of pesticides and can be utilized to solve pest problems while minimizing risks to people and the environment.

A total of vegetable farmers in Nakhon Ratchasima Province of Thailand was interviewed with the objective of investigating the factors determining their adoption or non-adoption of IPM by: The adoption of integrated pest management technologies by vegetable growers Author: Jorge Fernandez-Cornejo ; E Douglas Beach ; Wen-Yuan Huang ; United States.

The adoption of pest and disease management practices has been the subject of numerous studies. Unfortunately, there is little consistency in their findings with regard to the variables that influence growers' decisions to adopt these techniques.

In this study we focus on context as a means of explaining the lack of by: extent the vegetable growers adopt IPM and the factors that influence their IPM adoption. Moreover, the farmers who adopt it, to what extent do they vary IPM practices and the.

Adoption of integrated pest management technologies: A case study of Potato farmers in Carchi, Ecuador. Selected paper prepared for presenting at the American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, providence, Rhode Island, July 24–Cited by: Crop Protection Programme Promoting adoption of integrated pest management in vegetable production R (ZA) FINAL TECHNICAL REPORT 1 September March Hans Dobson Natural Resources Institute Date FTR completed 29 March “This publication is an output from a research project funded by the United Kingdom.

Determinants of integrated pest management (IPM) adoption, productivity and efficiency of bitter gourd (Momordica charantia L.) growers in Bangladesh were jointly measured using propensity score matching (PSM), sample selection stochastic frontier production function (SFPF) and inverse probability weighted regression adjustment (IPWRA) : Md.

Sadique Rahman, George W. Norton. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is an effective and environmentally sensitive approach to pest management.

It uses natural predators, pest-resistant plants, and other methods to preserve a healthy environment in an effort to decrease reliance on harmful pesticides. Featuring forty chapters written by leading experts, this textbook covers a broad and comprehensive range of topics in integrated pest management Cited by: Factors Affecting Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Adoption and Pesticide Use in Kenyan Vegetable Farmers Abstract This study identifies the factors influencing adoption of IPM practices and the number of pesticide applications in vegetable farmers in Kenya.

Data used in this analysis were collected in a field survey in four counties of Size: KB. This report documents the proceedings of a workshop entitled "Facilitating the Implementation and Adoption of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in Ethiopia" held on Octoberin Ethiopia.

A total of 16 papers were presented and discussed in the workshop. Jordanian vegetable growers face some of the most intense pests’ pressure.

The use of integrated pest management (IPM) approaches to control pests has been shown to reduce the intensive use of. Abstract Factors influencing the adoption of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques are studied using survey data from individual vegetable producers from Florida, Michigan, and Texas.

Farmers who adopt IPM tend to be less risk averse and use more managerial time on farm activities than nonadopters. Abstract Integrated Pest Management implementation continues to be an important topic among growers. Although the continuing concerns over the residual effects of pesticides have prompted government regulations to encourage environmentally friendly approaches to pest management, adoption levels remain stagnant.

Factors influencing the adoption of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques are studied using survey data from individual vegetable producers from Florida, Michigan, and Texas. Farmers who adopt IPM tend to be less risk averse and use more managerial time on farm activities than by:   Integrated pest management (IPM) has been the dominant crop protection paradigm promoted globally since the s.

However, its adoption by developing country farmers is surprisingly low. This article reports 51 potential reasons why, identified and prioritized by hundreds of IPM professionals and practitioners around the by: Integrated Pest Management techniques (IPM) have been promoted last decade throughout a large Urban and Periurban Horticulture project (UPH) for a sustainable vegetable production in Congolese cities.

However, the drivers of adoption of IPM techniques have not been either studied or identified. Data collected between April and June throughout field survey from vegetable farmers were Author: Arsene Mushagalusa Balasha. Downloadable. We collected surveys from 94 greenhouse and nursery growers in three northeastern states to examine factors influencing integrated pest management (IPM) adoption.

We constructed three alternative dependent variables describing the extent of IPM adoption and employed discrete choice models to identify factors that affect adoption. Parsa et al. () observed that ‘Integrated Pest Management (IPM) continues to suffer from anemic adoption rates in developing countries’.

End-users and advisers become disappointed because new knowledge and technologies do not meet their needs and by: 6. The Pocket Book of Integrated Pest Management for Vegetable Growers was a core output. Written, printed and issued to the Farmer Trainers, its pages provide information on growing healthy crops File Size: KB.

In this paper, the authors tried to locate the factors that affected the knowledge level as well as the level of adoption of the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques by the selected vegetable growers.

All the farmers who had grown the four major vegetables viz. Brinjal, Pointed Gourd, Cauliflower and Cabbage commercially in more than acre of farm land within the 5 km. radius of Cited by: 8. Multidisciplinary integrated pest management (IPM) teams from 7 states in the southeastern United States (Alabama, North Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee) met to develop standards for adopting IPM in fresh-market tomato production.

Teams were composed of growers, private consultants, extension personnel and by: Integrated pest management (IPM) is an eco-friendly approach for management of pests by, cultural and chemical tools to decrease economic, health and and prioritized the constraints for successful adoption of IPM practice in selected vegetable crops in peri-urban agriculture.

IPM programs have progressed rapidly in recent.developed on 1) the perceived change over time regarding farming practices, pest/disease gravity and farming knowledge, 2) current pest/disease management practices, 3) current sources of information on pest/disease management, 4) perception on IPM, 5) the most relevant livelihood assets to evaluate IPM adoption in this specific context.