Principles and Methods of Integrated Pest Management
This manual from the University of California Statewide IPM Program is the most comprehensive, practical field guide ever developed for setting up and carrying out an IPM program in any type of crop or landscape.
IPM in Practice features IPM strategies for weed, insect, pathogen, nematode, and vertebrate pests and provides specific information on how to set up sampling and monitoring programs in the field. This manual covers methods applicable to vegetable, field, and tree cops as well as landscape and urban situations. Designed to bring you the most up-to-date research and expertise, this manual draws on the knowledge of dozens of experts within the University of California, public agencies, and private practice.
What’s new in the second edition?
This manual is a suggested study guide for individuals preparing for the California Department of Pesticide Regulation’s Pest Control Adviser exam.
- Newly revised to reflect new developments and technology
- Updated information on policies and regulations
- New information on invasive pests, pesticide resistance, volatile organic compounds, endangered species, and more.
- More than 160 color photos and 100 hand-drawn color illustrations
- Over 35 new photos, figures and tables
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". . . perhaps the most practical offering to date--provides a highly comprehensive, eminently cogent, down-to-earth guide to field monitoring and pest management decision making." -- IPMnet News
"This is an excellent IPM textbook with great potential for in class use as well as a field reference for IPM professionals. The section on sampling is really good! The only thing missing is an in depth discussion of how thresholds are calculated. With this added it would provide the best bang for the buck of any IPM textbook on the market today. Great Job!!" --Anonymous