Agriculture: Tomato Pest Management Guidelines

Authors and Credits

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Tomato

UC ANR Publication 3470

Authored by University of California faculty, specialists, and farm advisors, produced and edited by UC Statewide IPM Program, University of California, Davis.

[UC Peer Reviewed]

Suggested Citation

Miyao G, Goodell PB, Davis RM, Hembree KJ, Natwick ET, Ploeg A, Aegerter BJ, Lanini WT, Stapleton JJ, Stoddard CS, Subbarao KV, Trumble JT, Zalom FG. Revised continuously. UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Tomato. UC ANR Publication 3470. Oakland, CA.

Crop Leadership Team

G. Miyao (emeritus), UC Cooperative Extension Yolo County (crop team leader)

P.B. Goodell (emeritus), UC IPM and Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Parlier (IPM facilitator)

T.A. Martin, UC IPM, Davis (coordinator)

R.M. Davis (emeritus), Plant Pathology, UC Davis

K.J. Hembree, UC Cooperative Extension Fresno County

E.T. Natwick (emeritus), UC Cooperative Extension Imperial County

A. Ploeg, Nematology, UC Riverside

Diseases

R.M. Davis (emeritus), Plant Pathology, UC Davis

G. Miyao (emeritus), UC Cooperative Extension Yolo County

K.V. Subbarao, Plant Pathology, UC Davis

J.J. Stapleton, UC IPM and Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Parlier

B.J. Aegerter, UC Cooperative Extension San Joaquin County (powdery mildew on field-grown tomatoes)

Acknowledgment for Contributions to Diseases

B.W. Falk, Plant Pathology, UC Davis

R.L. Gilbertson, Plant Pathology, UC Davis (tomato yellow leaf curl)

Insects, Mites, and Other Invertebrates

E.T. Natwick (emeritus), UC Cooperative Extension Imperial County

C.S. Stoddard, UC Cooperative Extension Merced County

F.G. Zalom (emeritus), Entomology, UC Davis

J.T. Trumble, Entomology, UC Riverside

G. Miyao (emeritus), UC Cooperative Extension Yolo County

J.J. Stapleton, UC IPM and Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Parlier

Acknowledgment for Contributions to Insects, Mites, and Other Invertebrates

C.G. Summers (emeritus), Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Parlier

C.F. Fouche, UC Cooperative Extension San Joaquin County

N.C. Toscano, Entomology, UC Riverside

Nematodes

A. Ploeg, Nematology, UC Riverside

Acknowledgment for Contributions to Nematodes

P.A. Roberts, Nematology, UC Riverside

Weeds

W.T. Lanini (emeritus), Plant Sciences, UC Davis

K.J. Hembree, UC Cooperative Extension Fresno County

G. Miyao (emeritus), UC Cooperative Extension Yolo County

C.S. Stoddard, UC Cooperative Extension Merced County

Acknowledgment for Contributions to Weeds

R.J. Mullen, UC Cooperative Extension San Joaquin County

J.P. Orr, UC Cooperative Extension Sacramento County

W.E. Bendixen, UC Cooperative Extension Santa Barbara County

Acknowledgment for Contributions to Year-Round IPM Program

T.K. Hartz, Plant Sciences, UC Davis (Acknowledgement for contributions to General Management in an IPM Program)

B.R. Hanson, LAWR, UC Davis (Acknowledgement for contributions to General Management in an IPM Program)

C.J. Rivara, California Tomato Research Institute, Escalon, CA (Acknowledgement for contributions to General Management in an IPM Program)

Coordinator

R. DeBiase, UC IPM, Davis

T.A. Martin, UC IPM, Davis

Production

F.G. Rosa, UC IPM, Davis

This material is partially based on work supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Crop Protection and Pest Management Competitive Grants Program.

These guidelines represent the best information currently available to the authors and are intended to help you make the best choices for an IPM program. Not all formulations or registered pesticides are mentioned. Always read the label and check with local authorities for the most up-to-date information regarding registration and restrictions on pesticide use. Check with your agricultural commissioner for latest restricted entry intervals.

To be used with Integrated Pest Management for Tomatoes, 4th edition, UC ANR Publication 3274.