A Grower’s Guide to Using Less Pesticide - Second Edition
This classic handbook adapts scientifically based integrated pest management techniques to the needs of the home gardener and small-scale farmer.
Covers insects, mites, plant diseases, nematodes, and weeds of fruit and nut trees and vegetables using the IPM approach of making minimal use of broad-spectrum pesticides; the methods recommended here rely primarily on organically acceptable alternatives.
95 common pests are described in individual sections; crop-by-crop symptom identification tables guide you quickly to the information you need.
More than 250 color photos and 118 drawings help you diagnose problems and find solutions.