Updated: September 2, 2021
By Gerald (Jerry) Brust

Insect Pest Management in Peppers

Pepper production in Maryland is mostly confined to the DELMARVA area, although bell and other types of peppers are grown over the entire state. Because of its value growers frequently apply pesticides regularly in order to protect their investment. This often leads to development of insect resistance, environmental contamination, worker and food safety issues and poor management of pests.

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