Marked progress has been made in the control of diseases of such crops as asparagus, cab- bage, beans, tomatoes, potatoes, peas, lettuce, celery, and spinach through the breeding and selection of disease-resistant strains and varieties. Soybean Diseases 9 10 Soybean pod damage (bottom left), and internal stem discoloration (top right). Beans can fall victim to several different pests and diseases, and since there are many different varieties of beans, different pests and diseases can affect different types of beans. Pests vary widely too, from insects to mammals. Pests: Bean weevil is a pest that can cause damage to spring beans, but only if a high amount of the pests … Management or control of a disease or pest problem often relies on the proper diagnosis. development and spread of horticultural pests and to the history of measures formulated for their control. Refer to Extension publications ID-36 (commercial growers) or ID-128 There are often multiple stems originating from the base of the plant and the compound leaves are often broad, oval shaped, and come groups of 6 leaflets to a stem. Aphids Aphids Hosts: pepper, cabbage, spinach, cantaloupe, muskmelon, celery, lettuce, turnip, cucumber, peas, beans, tomato and potato Damage vi legumes in the field or in storage. It was found out that, various types of pests and diseases attack cocoa production, and these pests and disease infestation have many effects on the farmer, on the health of the crop, impacts Click here to download a PDF version of this spotlight. Integrated pest management takes time, planning and patience for it to be a successful. • Spray bean plants at the first sign of disease with a fixed copper bactericide. Key words: Fungal antagonists, maximum residue limits, plant extracts, rejections, Snap beans . To prevent a major infestation it is important to harvest the beans as soon as they reach maturity. » The use of certified, disease free seed and resistant varieties are the most effective means of control. nematodes, phytoplasms, and viruses. The principals and practices of integrated pest management will become more important in the future. For instance, up to 80% yield losses have been reported in various vegetable and The bean bruchid is a major post-harvest pest of most bean species. Broad bean, Vicia faba, is a leguminous plant in the family Fabaceae primarily grown for its edible beans.Broad bean is a an annual vetch reaching between 0.5–1.8 m (1.6–6 ft) tall. Several insect pests including bean flies, aphids, thrips, leafhopper, whitefly, leaf beetles, pod borers, pod bugs and bruchid beetles cause significant damage to food . for integrated management of insect pests and diseases in snap bean production. This guide will be useful for disease diagnosis. This would reduce chemical residues and therefore enable the local growers of snap beans access the more lucrative export markets. This study assessed pests and disease management in the Ekondo Titi municipality. The infestation begins in the field, but becomes a major problem after harvest, when the holes left in the beans reduce the value of the crop. » Brown spot, common blight, and halo blight are important bacterial diseases of beans. • Rotate beans to non-legume crops leaving 2 to 3 years between bean crops. Damage by insect pests, inter alia, is considered the limiting factor of bean production in Africa. diseases. » These diseases attack leaves and pods and are favored by periods of wet weather. • Do not work in bean plantings when plants are wet. A multi-staged sampling technique was used to carry out this research.