BAS 440i (afidopyropen) is a new insecticide being developed by BASF for the control of piercing and sucking insect pests such as aphids, whiteflies, psyllids, scales and leafhoppers.
Plant Information Pansies are members of the Viola genus, a taxon of flowering plants in the violet family Violaceae, with around 400–500 species distributed around the world. Viola, was named by Greeks in the 4th century BCE and was cultivated for its medicinal properties. Pansy or garden pansy is the common name for diverse cultivated […]
Over a 5-year timeframe starting in 2013, the team of researchers listed above investigated several downy mildews – Impatiens and Cucurbit, primarily,
The IR-4 Project screens new active ingredients for potential deleterious impacts to aid growers in selection of appropriate disease management tools for their crops. From 2014
You may have noticed some changes recently to the IR-4 website. We’re adding new elements including new types of posts to showcase impacts for food program activities and improving the location of content and menu items. Updated Home Page with our Mission and Recent News To make our news items more visible, we updated the […]
Managing scale and mealybug insects presents unique challenges. Products with contact modes of action must be applied at specific timings in order to reach the most susceptible crawler stages.
SP2700 is a new insecticide being developed by SePro for the control of diseases on ornamentals such as Alternaria, Cylindrocladium, Fusarium, Rhizoctonia, and Thielaviopsis.
Dear Friends, We are pleased to provide you updates and preliminary results from IR-4’s first Week of Workshops (WOW). The stakeholder research priority setting event occurred September 23-26, 2019 at the Delta Marriott in Hunt Valley, Maryland. Over 225 IR-4 stakeholders and team members participated. The first day included a keynote address from USDA-National Institute […]
Dear Friends, Following up on my message earlier this year, IR-4 is getting closer to our first ever Week of Workshops, September 23-26, 2019 at the Delta Hotel (Marriott) in Hunt Valley, Maryland (just north of the Beltway around Baltimore). Recall, IR-4 is combining its traditional Food Use Residue priority setting with Food Crop Integrated […]
Authors: Cristi Palmer, Kathryn Homa Are you having difficulty managing whiteflies, leaf spots, or spurge? Or are other diseases, pests and weeds giving you nightmares? If so, there are multiple ways to tell us your needs for new tools to manage these issues. The article below covers Why, Who, Where, What, and When. Why would […]