New IPM Resources
Some of the IPM-related resources produced in 1997 at Cornell are summarized here.
Integrated Pest Management for Bedding Plants: A Scouting and Pest Management Guide
This manual provides information on scouting for pests and diagnosing nutrient deficiencies. Case studies, scouting forms, and a bibliography are also included. Edited by Christine Casey and Carrie Koplinka-Loehr.
Weeds of the Northeast
This comprehensive book, authored by Richard H. Uva, Joseph C. Neal (formerly of Cornell), and Joseph M. Ditomaso, is a great aid to proper weed identification. Published by Cornell University Press, its 416 pages include 746 color photos and 118 drawings.
American Plum Borer. This fact sheet on an insect pest of apples is authored by David Kain and Art Agnello.
Powdery Mildew of Cucurbits. This fact sheet on a common disease of vegetables is authored by Margaret Tuttle McGrath.
New Cultivation Tools for Mechanical Weed Control in Vegetables. This fact sheet describes and illustrates newly developed implements for cultivation, an IPM alternative to herbicides. It is authored by Jed Colquhoun and Robin Bellinder.
Same Trees, Fewer Pests
This article on pest-resistant trees was written by Carrie Koplinka-Loehr for the February 1997 issue of the magazine American Nurseryman.
Thrips? Think Pink
This article on sticky trap colors for thrips, a greenhouse pest, was written by Christine Casey and published in the October 1997 issue of the magazine GM Pro.