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Wasp and Bee Management: A Common-Sense Approach

by Marty Sailus

Wasp and Bee Management: A Common-Sense Approach

beeAre wasps or bees a problem on your property or in your work place? Wasp and Bee Management: A Common-Sense Approach, NRAES-185, will help you find the solution. This spiral–bound, 5-inch by 8-inch, full-color, 88-page book includes detailed identification information for wasp, hornet, yellow jacket, and bee species common in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Great Lakes states and adjoining Canadian Provinces. Recommended for landscapers, homeowners, and professional pest-managers.

The book has 60+ color photographs and descriptive profiles of over 20 wasp and bee species detailing habitat, appearance, behavior, risk level, and more. The risk for stings, swarms, and property damage is discussed and non-chemical recommendations are given if action is appropriate. Also included is information on integrated pest management (IPM), preventing and treating stings, trap-assembly, and seasonal management tasks. An appendix summarizes common species and their sting-risk level. A list of resources is provided for further information.

The book was written by Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann, a Senior Extension Associate with the New York State Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program at Cornell. The book was published by NRAES, a program in the Department of Horticulture at Cornell University.

You can purchase Wasp and Bee Management: A Common-Sense Approach with a credit card on our secure web site. The cost is $14 plus $4.25 for shipping and handling. New York residents add 8% sales tax ($1.12) or provide a tax-exempt certificate. Quantity discounts are available. For more information and other payment options, call NRAES at 607 255-7654 or email to or visit our web site. Please do not include your credit card information in an email.