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Table of Contents
Integrated Pest Management
Pesticides / Toxicology
Landscape Management /
Horticulture / Gardening / Landscape Design
Consultants and Services
Public Agencies (not directly
related to pest management)
Integrated Pest Management
General IPM Resources and Directories
IPM World Textbook - an electronic alternative or
complement to printed textbooks for communicating
information on IPM.
- Database of
IPM Resources (DIR) - an information
retrieval/referral system and a compendium of
customized directories of worldwide IPM information
Pathology Internet Guide Book (PPIGB) - a subject
oriented internet resource guide for plant pathology,
applied entomology, and all related fields.
Management Resource Centre (PMRC) - "the
complete, one-stop information support service for pest
- a member of the international IPM Information
Partnership, which is an evolving partnership of
international and regional non-profit organisations with
a specific interest in the use of IPM in sustainable
development, with the aim of presenting a common
integrated approach to publishing information on the
- PEST CABWeb - Covering
entomology, nematology, weed science, biological control,
plant pathology and many other aspects of pest
management, demonstrating a unique combination of
scientific expertise and authoritative information
resources. CAB INTERNATIONAL is dedicated to improving
human welfare worldwide through the dissemination,
application and generation of scientific knowledge in
support of sustainable development, with emphasis on
agriculture, forestry, human health and the management of
natural resources, and with particular attention to the
needs of developing countries.
Definitions & Philosophy
Concepts and Definitions - a searchable database of
over 55 IPM Definitions and their Citations in
the Worldwide IPM Literature. CID includes a preamble
describing brief history, evolution and current concepts
of IPM Definitions - "A Collection of IPM
Definitions and their Citations in Worldwide IPM
Literature". An exhaustive list compiled by the CICP
"Urban IPM" - from the Urban IPM Program at
IPM Network (NIPMN) - is the result of a
public-private partnership dedicated to making the latest
and most accurate pest management information available
on the World Wide Web. Participating institutions have
agreed to a set of standards which ensure science-based,
unbiased pest management information. The backbone of the
National IPM Network consists of web servers for each of
the USDA defined regions in the U.S. (Southern,
Northeastern, North Central, and Western). Within each
region, participating institutions are providing
state-specific or subject-specific information.
Pest Management at Iowa State University - a
component of the North Central Region of the National IPM
Western Region Server (Colorado State)
- USDA IPM
Information and Decision Support System - The U.S.
Department of Agriculture, Federal Drug Administration
and Environmental Protection Agency in an unprecedented
joint announcement set a goal of developing and
implementing IPM on 75% of the total crop acreage by the
Center for IPM - the WWW information source from and
about the National Science Foundation - sponsored by the
Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for
Integrated Pest Management, located at North Carolina
Parks Service IPM Manual - provides descriptions of
the biology and management of 21 species or categories of
pests.Since implemementing an IPM program in the early
1980's, the Park Service has reduced pesticide use by
over 60 percent while improving the effectiveness of its
pest management efforts. Key elements in this success
were formal training and the provision of printed and
for Integrated Crop Protection - The Consortium for
International Crop Protection (CICP), a non-profit
organization, was formed in 1978 by a group of U.S.
universities. IPMnet is the CICP's response to the
critical need for an international IPM
information/communication network. IPMnet offers access
to databases, the IPMnet NEWS, as well as other
agricultural publications, a message board, and
communication with others. Emphasis is placed on
agriculture in developing countries.
Plant Protection Center - organized to emphasize
strong interdisciplinary collaboration among the crop
protection disciplines of entomology, weed science, plant
pathology, and pesticide chemistry/toxicology, as well as
related fields of crop science, horticulture, range
management, and forestry. Located at Oregon State
Pest Management Information Service (IPMIS) - an
electronic library of information on integrated pest
management in agriculture, landscapes, buildings, homes,
gardens, rights-of-ways and other locations. Topics
include identification, monitoring and prevention of
pests, using least-toxic controls, biological controls,
pesticide safety and other pest management related
subjects. Sponsored by the British Columbia Ministry of
Environment, Lands and Parks.
- APHIS - USDA
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
- Armed Forces Pest
Management Board (AFPMB) - their mission is to
develop policy for pest management and vector control
activities throughout the Department of Defense,
to ensure effective support of the operating forces in
prevention of vector-borne diseases, and to prevent
losses from pest attack on subsistence, supplies, and
facilities. It also functions as the scientific/research
advisory body and coordination/liaison activity of the
Department of Defense for pest management, and it
operates the Defense
Pest Management Information Analysis Center (DPMIAC).
Universities and Extension Services
- WSU CAHE
IPM - (Washington State Univ. College of Agriculture
and Home Economics) The purpose of the site is to provide
access to current information of interest to IPM
developers and practitioners, such as: Articles,
Publications, and other IPM Information, Pending Requests
for Proposals, Notices of Future Events and Meetings,
Links to Other Sources of IPM information.
- Index of
IPM Archives - WSU CAHE IPM Directory: Articles, Fact
Sheets and Publications
- from Wash. State Cooperative Extension; designed to
provide the user with both cultural and chemical remedies
for the most common yard and garden plant problems
occuring in the Pacific Northwest.
- University of
California Statewide IPM Project - established in
1980 to develop and promote the use of integrated,
ecologically sound pest management programs in
- VegEdge -
Minnesota Cooperative Extension Service. their purpose is
to provide timely information about all aspects of
vegetable crop IPM research and extension programs
underway at the University of Minnesota.
- School IPM
- EPA funded website located in Florida; currently
expanding focus to national scope. Primarily structural
and insect pest related content.
Agricultural Information Retrieval System (FAIRS) -
from Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Univ.
of Florida; an extensive database.
IPM Home Page - (Cooperative State Research,
Education, and Extension Service) provides national
leadership for IPM research and IPM extension programs
conducted by the land grant university system.
Weeds and Vegetation Management
Interagency Committee for the Management of Noxious and
Exotic Weeds - is responsible for coordinating a
Federal Government approach for the management of weeds.
This includes providing information about agency needs
and making recommendations to Departmental leadership on
research, technology transfer, and management actions.
The Federal Agencies are cooperating to achieve the
advancement of knowledge and skills, good land
stewardship practices and public awareness of noxious
weed issues and management.
Noxious Weed Act
Images and Descriptions - from Rutgers Cooperative
Science Society of America - including information
about weeds (weed name database, pictures, noxious weeds,
resistance, infestation reports) and herbicides (labels,
chemical terminology, government regulation, chemical
Science Related Meetings - excellent
international schedule of vegetation management
conferences and events.
Loosestrife InfoCentre - "A Beautiful
Killer"; developed by the Manitoba Purple
Loosestrife Project Contact
Watermilfoil Resource List - not an exhaustive list,
but rather meant to be representative of taxonomists,
ecologists, management experts, and resource managers or
lake association activists who have had experiences with
Eurasian watermilfoil; from Univ. of Florida Center for Aquatic
California Exotic Pest Plant Council (CalEPPC) Gopher
- was organized in 1992 to address the major
environmental threat of invasive exotic vegetation in
natural areas of the state. They also maintain a mailing
list called "Exotic-Plants" (to subscribe send
e-mail to: [email protected] with the message
- Integrated Pest Management Kit for Building Managers - 41
pageAdobe Acrobat file; designed for those who are in
charge of managing buildings. It is intended to introduce
building managers to the concept of IPM, and to provide
them with the knowledge and the tools needed to implement
an 1PM program in their buildings.
Roadside Vegetation Management
- IPM, Inc.
- they offer a proactive course on the latest field
tested developments in non-toxic and least toxic
alternative (IPM) pest control methods and products that
will assure you better, safer, more effective pest
control inside and outside.
- National Pest Control
Association - their mission as an association of pest
management firms is to communicate the role of the pest
control industry as protectors of food, health, property,
and the environment, and affect the success of their
members through education and advocacy.
IPM Solutions - Resources for the IPM Professional
Biological Control Institute (USDA-APHIS) -
established in 1990, as part of the Department's
commitment to implement biological control, sustainable
systems, and integrated pest management.
Biocontrol of Plant Diseases Laboratory (USDA-ARS) -
carries out basic and applied research to discover and
improve methods for biological control of plant pathogens
and weeds using beneficial microbes.
- Biological Control Programs (USDA-APHIS Plant
Protection and Quarantine) - a summary of their
projects but not updated since 10/10/95 (as of 3/98)
Control Working Group- fosters the development and
implementation of biological control of pests and
pathogens as the central component of an
ecologically-based approach for integrated pest
of Natural Bio-control Producers - useful information
on biological control agents and their use in both
commercial agriculture and home gardening
Control: A Guide to Common Enemies in North America -
provides photographs and descriptions of major biological
control (biocontrol) agents of major insect, disease and
weed pests in North America. It is also a tutorial on the
concept and practice of biological control and IPM. A
Cornell University website.
Control Virtual Information Center - information and
links regarding biological control organizations,
databases, and web sites around the world. It is a part
of the National IPM Network
and is maintained by the NSF Center for Integrated Pest
Management and the Consortium for International Crop
Working Group on IPM in Greenhouse Crops - The aim of
the SEARS Working Group on IPM in Greenhouse Crops is to
promote the development and adoption of IPM in the
greenhouse industry, and to facilitate the frequent
exchange of information and progress in research. Located
in Queensland, Australia.
Insects Handbook - a series of the Entomology and
Nematology Department, Florida Cooperative Extension
Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences,
Univ. of Florida. Publication date: August 1992.
Insects - Clemson University; descriptions and
as Biological Control Agents of Insects - information
on how entomopathogenic nematodes can be used as
biological agents of insects and the taxonomy and
systematics of these nematodes; his site is designed as
an aid for nematode identification andsystematic
research, as well as a general resource for the science
Network - promotes "Bio-Balance" in
agriculture, horticulture and in the home; with a vision
of making available information, to the educational
community and to the public at large, in an attempt to
raise consciousness regarding environmental concerns in
Control Institute (Auburn University) - in existence
since 1993, the original concept was to get University
scientists together from different departments, schools
and colleges of the campus to interact together in the
biological control of pests. Additionally, there are
institute members who are not on Auburn's campus
including, USDA, Tuskegee University, The Czech Republic,
Control Laboratory (Purdue) - their goal is to
facilitate the use of biological control in various crop
production systems. To achieve this goal, the Laboratory
is involved in a number of research, teaching and
Institute of Biological Control (IIBC) - one of the
scientific Institutes of CAB International. For nearly 70
years it has provided a unique global service in
research, training and information in biological control,
and the use of living organisms as pest control agents.
Ecology and Biological Control Lab (Michigan State Dept.
of Entomolgy & Pesticide Research Center) - their
goal is to contribute to the design and management of
ecologically-based pest management systems by
understanding the influence of habitat and landscape
structure on insect behavior, ecology, and the
functioning of parasitoid and predator populations and
Biological Control News (Univ. of Wisconsin) - a
monthly newsletter dedicated to providing information on
the use of beneficial organisms for controlling insect
and mite pests of the farm, garden, and home.
Cornell Experimental Ponds - a research area for the
purpose of providing facilities for replicated
experiments in aquatic environments, including
research on biocontrols for Eurasian milfoil and purple
Control of Non-Indigenous Plant Species Program (Cornell)
- established to improve the scientific basis of
biological weed control and to help develop and implement
biological controls for
problem plants in natural areas.
Materials and Diagnostics
- The EXtension TOXicology NETwork - an effort of
University of California, Davis, Oregon State University,
Michigan State University, and Cornell University. Some
of the goals of EXTOXNET are to stimulate dialog on
toxicology issues, develop and make available information
relevant to extension toxicology, and facilitate the
exchange of toxicology-related information in electronic
form, accessible to all with access to the Internet.
and MSDS Management System - Information Services for
Agriculture's web page for finding pesticide label and
Pest Management Materials On-line Database- goal is
to provide an interactive database, accessible over the
Internet, listing pest management materials which have
been developed and are available from IPM programs across
Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory - a service of
the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory (P&PDL) at
Purdue University. The P&PDL provides rapid and
accurate identification of pests and problems associated
with plants, as well as other types of vertebrate and
State Pesticide Page - a Washington State University
site with pesticide related information geared to the
state of Washington's pesticide use laws and regulations.
Consultants and Services
Biocontrol Products for Use Against Soilborne Crop
Diseases (USDA-ARS) - a list of commercially
available products for biocontrol of plant pathogens.
Includes only microbial products (containing living
organisms) labeled for disease control. Natural chemical
products used for disease control and microbial products
sold for plant growth promotion are not included.
of Beneficial Organisms in North America - this
listing is confined to beneficial organisms used for the
biological control of pest organisms and excludes other
commercially available useful organisms such as honey
bees, earthworms, or butterflies; and biological controls
that are single-celled organisms such as bacteria, fungi,
protozoans, and viruses.
(Arizona Biological Control, Inc.) - a distributor
and producer of beneficial insects, mites, and organisms
as well as a source of organic fertilizers, cover crops,
traps and monitoring tools, lawn care items, organic pet
products, and educational materials. They specialize in
sustainable environmental alternatives.
Technologies Corporation - a pioneer in the
development, manufacture and marketing of biorational
pest management and plant growth promoting products used
in agricultural and horticultural crop production.
- Term-A-RID 613™ - a
completely new, revolutionary solution to the termite
problem; the first and only termiticide which uses an
environmentally safe, 100% degradable, proven effective
method to efficiently kill termites and aid in control of
Light Trap Catalog - Gilbert insect light traps.
- Cooper Mill Ltd.
- they call themselves "one of the most experienced
Canadian companies in the
commercial supply of biological and chemical pest control
products"; specializing in the use of
- Get Set
Inc. Products - "Naturally Designed
Environmental Products and Preparations"; a line of
natural and organic products for all types of commercial
and personal maintenance, fertilization, pest control and
- a company in Virginia that specializes in Integrated
Plant/Pest Management in ornamental landscapes.
- Bioscape, Inc. - a
group of licensed "Plant Doctors on Call" in
Petaluma, CA that specializes in diagnosing plant
problems and formulating prescriptions for treatment.
They also sell a number of "least
- Hot Pepper Wax
- an environmentally responsible insect and animal
repellent for fruits, vegetables and ornamental plants.
It is a patented combination of hot cayenne pepper, other
natural repellents and a highly refined food grade wax
that makes the pepper stay put. remaining effective for
up to three weeks.
Limited - producers of the newsletter Fumigants
& Pheromones. Their philosophy is, "We
believe that it is important to start with the insect
first and develop a pest management program that creates
an environment in which the insect or other pests can't
survive and they will then leave or die. Our goal is to
help you solve pest problems with innovative and
effective products and services."
Insect-O-Cutor® - manufacturer of industrial and
commercial grade insect electrocutors.
Landscape Management /
Horticulture / Gardening / Landscape Design
in Virtual Perspective - components of the website
include: a searchable database of over 1,000 links to
images and descriptions for 160 selected ornamental
plants; WebGarden which provides a growing collection of
resources for beginning and professional gardeners,
students, teachers, and professional horticulturists; and
online horticulture courses. Developed at Ohio State
Solution/s - horticultural information from the
Illinois Cooperative Extension Service
Virtual Library: Landscape Architecture - The primary
point of focus for this library is the collection of
references to the electronic resources on the Internet.
for Landscape Research - developed by the University
of Toronto's School of Architecture and Landscape
Architecture. CLR's work is predicated on the assumption
that better access to information permits a democratic
and therefore more equitable approach to the solution of
complex value laden environmental problems.
Plant Selection Database - a searchable database
developed at the Centre for Landscape Research, School of
Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of
Garden Gate - a non-commercial service provided for
the enjoyment and edification of recreational gardeners
everywhere. Offers gardeners and nature lovers links to
useful and interesting sites around the world as well as
a growing collection of original materials
- The Garden
Spider's Web - Internet Resources for Gardeners
- GardenNet -
they bill themselves as "the premier garden center
on the Internet".
Virtual Garden - geared toward the home gardener;
includes the gardening contents from several magazines,
the Time Life Gardening Library, a Garden Bookshelf, and
links to public gardens and plant societies.
- Newsgroup: rec.gardens - a
direct link to this popular Internet newsgroup.
- City Farmer's Urban
Agriculture Notes - non-profit society promotes urban
food production and environmental conservation from a
small office in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia and
from our demonstration food garden in nearby Kitsilano, a
- The purpose of WILDFLOWERS is to organize wildflower
information in one place and to identify other related
WWW resources. Gardens, state parks, attractions,
publishers and vendors are invited to highlight how
wildflowers are associated with their organization.
Cooperative Extension's Horticulture Section - major
categories are Commercial Horticulture, Consumer
Horticulture, and Horticulture Research Abstracts.
WWW Virtual Library: Plant Biology (Biosciences) -
many links to websites related to this subject.
That Work: The Complete Guide to Garden Stuff -
contains information on more than 500 items, covering
everything from tools and pesticides, to gargoyles and
Government Agencies (not
directly related to pest management)
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