New (free) book on IPM for shrubs

The Southern Nursery IPM working group (SNIPM) includes research and extension Screen Shot 2014-05-07 at 8.23.50 PM professionals from many Southeastern states who work in horticulture, plant pathology, and entomology related to nursery crops. They are extraordinarily productive in extension material for growers. They produce apps, industry articles, blogs, and books. You can see their whole cv here.

Last year we published a book called IPM for Select Deciduous Trees in Southeastern US Nursery Production that is available as pdf here. Or as an iBook here. It covers the ten most common shrubs grown in Southeastern Nurseries complete with information on horticulture, plant pathology, entomology, and weeds.Screen Shot 2014-05-07 at 8.24.32 PM

This month SNIPM published another booked focused on shrubs called IPM for Shrubs in Southeastern US Nursery Production: Vol I that is available here. The iBook version will be out in July. This book is the first in a two volume set and covers five of the most common shrubs grown in Southeastern Nurseries. Again information on

Screen Shot 2014-05-07 at 8.22.11 PMhorticultural practices and all fields of pest management are included for each genus. Most of the information in these books would also be valuable to landscapers since they are managing the same pests on the same plants.

 

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