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RAMP Evaluation

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									  Lygus Management
       Survey

Instructions: Please follow along and
respond on the form provided. Check all
that apply & fill in the blanks where
indicated. Individual survey responses
are confidential.
        Survey Information
• Focus: Lygus management practices and
  resources (PCAs, growers, others)
• Participation is voluntary
• Anonymous & Confidential
• No personal information collected
• Contact person: Dr. Al Fournier,
  fournier@cals.arizona.edu, 520-381-2240
• Thank you!
6A. Lygus Sampling in Cotton
a. Management decisions are not based on any
   specific sampling method
b. Use sweep net samples:
  a. ___ sweeps from ___ sites within an average field
c. Use half-grown square method:
  a. ___ squares from ___ sites within an average field
d. My PCA does the sampling and I am not sure
   of the methodology
e. Use other sampling methods (please
   describe)
 6B. Lygus Sampling in
   e.g., Seed Alfalfa
a. Management decisions are not based on
   any specific sampling method
b. Sweep net samples: ___ sweeps from ___
   sites within an average field
c. Based only on when bees are present /
   absent in field
d. Based on % flowering of crop. = _____ %
e. My PCA does the sampling and I am not
   sure of the methodology
f. Other sampling methods (please describe)
     7A. Thresholds - Cotton
a. Treat when at least ___ total Lygus (adults +
   nymphs) are counted in ___ sweeps
b. Treat when at least ___ total Lygus with ___
   nymphs are counted in ___ sweeps
c. Treat based on adult counts only
   ___ adults in ___ sweeps
d. Treat based on nymph counts only
   ___ nymphs in ___ sweeps
e. Treat when ___% of squares show injury
f. Do not treat based on specific thresholds
g. Not sure
7B. Thresholds - another crop
a. Treat when at least ___ total Lygus (adults +
   nymphs) are counted in ___ sweeps
b. Treat when at least ___ total Lygus with ___
   nymphs are counted in ___ sweeps
c. Treat based on adult counts only
   ___ adults in ___ sweeps
d. Treat based on nymph counts only
   ___ nymphs in ___ sweeps
e. Treat when ___% of squares show injury
f. Do not treat based on specific thresholds
g. Not sure
   8. Lygus Management
         Resources
For each question, let us know your
awareness / use of the following Lygus
management information resources.
– 1 Not familiar with it
– 2 Familiar with it, never use it
– 3 Rarely use it
– 4 Sometimes use it
– 5 Frequently use it
     Arizona Resources (1)
AZ1. Arizona Crop Information Site (ACIS)
AZ2. Extension bulletin “Identification,
  Biology and Management (of Lygus)”
AZ3. Extension bulletin “Implementing
  (Lygus) action thresholds”
AZ4. Extension bulletin “An Integrated Pest
  Management Plan for AZ” (Lygus)
     Arizona Resources (2)
AZ5. Extension bulletin “Growing alfalfa
  for seed in Arizona”
AZ6. Extension bulletin “Common insect
  contaminants in Arizona lettuce”
AZ7. UA Extension chemical use
  guidelines for Lygus mangement
AZ8. Online (ACIS) presentations about
  Lygus mangement
    California Resources (1)
CA0. UC Plant Protection Quarterly
  newsletter / website
CA1. UC “IPM Online” website or printed
  guidelines
CA2. UC Pest Management Guidelines
  (PMG) for cotton (print/online)
CA3. UC PMG for strawberry
  (print/online)
    California Resources (2)
CA4. UC PMG for dry beans
CA5. UC PMG for cole crops and lettuce
CA6. “Field guide to the most common
  Lygus species of the central SJV”
CA7. “Key Features of Common Lygus
  Species in the Central San Joaquin
  Valley”
CA8. UC Plant Protection Quarterly article
  “Managing Lygus bug in a regional
  context”
    California Resources (3)
CA9. UC Plant Protection Quarterly article
  “Managing Lygus in the landscape”
CA10. “Lygus Summit” proceedings
  (2000)
CA11. The Safflower Model
 California Resources (4): UC
         IPM Manuals
CA12. Cotton IPM Manual
CA13. Strawberry IPM Manual
CA14. Other IPM manual (specify crop)
CA15. Other IPM manual (specify crop)
   California Resources (5)
CA16.Blackeye Bean Production in CA
CA17. Color Photo Guide of Drybean
  Pests
CA18. UC Alfalfa Website
CA19. UC Cotton Info Website
CA20. Mitefax
CA21. Cotton Field Check
        Texas Resources (1)
TX 1. “Focus on South Plains Agriculture” website /
      newsletter
TX 2. Extension bulletin “Managing cotton insects in
      the High Plains, Rolling Plains & Trans Pecos
      areas of TX”
TX 3. Extension bulletin “Suggested insecticides for
      managing cotton insects in the High Plains,
      Rolling Plains & Trans Pecos areas of TX”
       Texas Resources (2)
TX 4. Beltwide Cotton Conference
      Proceedings “Lygus survey in TX High
      Plains”
TX 5. Beltwide Cotton Conference
      Proceedings “When is a cotton boll safe
      from Lygus hesperus damage?”
TX 6. Beltwide Cotton Conference
      Proceedings “Evaluation of host
      preference in Lygus hesperus”
        Texas Resources (3)
TX 7.  Beltwide Cotton Conference
       Proceedings “Sampling Lygus bugs in
       West TX”
TX 8. IPM Agents
TX 9. West Texas Agricultural Chemicals
       Institute annual conference
TX 10. High Plains Association of crop
       Consultants annual meeting
      Texas Resources (4)
TX 11. Cotton Resource DVD
TX 12. West Plains Cotton Conference,
       Levelland
TX 13. Caprock Cotton Production Conference,
       Crosbyton
TX 14. Southern Mesa Agriculture Conference,
       Lamesa
TX 15. Llano Estacado Cotton Conference,
       Muleshoe
         Texas Resources (5)
TX 16.   Sandyland Agriculture Conference, Seminole
TX 17.   Hale and Swisher County Crop Conference
TX 18.   Cotton Production Workshop, Lubbock
TX 19.   Texas Pest Management Association
         Conference, San Angelo
TX 20.   Cotton Warm-up, Dimmitt
     General Resources (1)
G1. Cooperative Extension advice
   (indicate state or states)
G2. Agrochemical company advice
G3. Advice from neighbors / colleagues
G4. Extension meetings / workshops
G5. Company meetings / workshops
G6. Entomology professional journals
     General Resources (2)
G7. Agriculture or pest control trade
   magazines
G8. Picture keys of Lygus species,
   nymphs
G9. eXtension Cotton Community
   (website)
G10. Other websites (list up to 3)
G11. Other resources (list up to 3)
        Question 9:

    What lacking Lygus
management resources would
 you like to see developed?

								
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