Extension Links

Here I will post useful links to content that is better than what I can produce or would be redundant for me to produce. If you have suggestions let me know.  I am committed to maintaining a small number of links to high quality content rather than a cluttered mess of links.

Snails and Slugs: Integrated Pest Management Guide for Home Gardeners and Landscape Professionals

Recent article by Robin Rosetta at Oregon State University

A thorough and current guide to slug and snail management from University of California.

Southeastern Ornamental Horticulture Production and Integrated Pest Management Blog

This blog get contributions from entomologists, pathologists, weed scientists, and horticulturists from throughout the Southeast.  It gives a system wide perspective and updates for nursery and extension professionals.

Selected miticides for use on ornamental plants

This report by Stamp and Osborne is a great resource for mite management. It summarizes the miticidal products available and the types of mites and lifestages each one kills. PDF

Management programs for thrips on plants for planting

This report provides the most comprehensive management information for thrips that I have found. PDF

Are Neonicotinoids Killing Bees?

This report by the Xerces Society provides and overview of the threat neonicotinoids can pose to bees, research that has been conducted document and evaluate those threats, risk reduction practices, and needs for future research.

Pine Wilt Nematode and Pine Wilt Disease

This report from Iowa State is a good summary of the disease biology, symptoms, and prevention.

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