Vegetable Bedding Plants Pest Management

Vegetable Bedding Plants Pest Management

Vegetable Bedding Plants Pest Management

This University of Massachusetts web page has information on integrated pest management (IPM) and organic controls, two practical ways to effectively manage pests on vegetable bedding plants. Vegetable bedding plants are commonly grown in the Northeast as part of the spring sales mix. Although vegetable bedding plants may only be in the greenhouse for a short period of time, it is important to produce a high quality pest-free transplant.

Go directly to the Biological Control for Insects and Mites section.

Download a table on Scouting Guidelines and Biological Control Options for Vegetable Bedding Plants and Transplants.

Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) LNE05-229, Implementing a sustainable greenhouse health maintenance program .

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Year: 2009
Location: Northeast | Massachusetts
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This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.