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National Pest Management Association     View
Provides information for industry professionals as well as homeowners. Consumer section includes FAQ's about pests, tips on identifying pests, message boards, and a professional referral service.

Hot Potatoes     View
A documentary revealing the little-known story of the "number one crop disease in the world today," the potato pathogen Phytophthora infestans , or "late blight." It includes the potato's history, cultivation, and fungus origin, f ...

Foot-and-Mouth Disease     View
Information about this animal disease that "affects all manner of domestic and wild animal species, including cattle, swine, sheep, llamas, deer and grizzly bears." Includes a FAQ; and articles on Foot-and-Mouth Disease in the UK, and its p ...

Light Brown Apple Moth Project     View
Background and advisories about this insect, "an exotic pest that has recently [2007] been discovered in portions of the San Francisco Bay Area" and efforts to eradicate it by spraying pheromones. Provides an April 2008 summary of symptom r ...

Light Brown Apple Moth in California     View
This publication discusses attempts to control the light brown apple moth (LBAM), first discovered in 2006 in the San Francisco Bay Area. The document calls for alternatives to California Department of Food and Agriculture plans to "resume aeria ...

Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR): Free Publications     View
Over 300 publications on California pests, crops, tips for gardeners, and related information. From the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California, Davis.     View
On this site "you can learn about the impacts of invasive species and the Federal government's response, as well as read select species profiles and find links to agencies and organizations dealing with invasive species issues." Also find l ...

Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center: Almond     View
This site features a collection of publications related to almonds as an agricultural crop. Topics include almond varieties, the almond production process, pests and diseases, and production economics. From the Department of Plant Sciences, Universit ...

Desert Locust Information Service: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)     View
Questions and answers about the desert locust, which during plagues "has the potential to damage the livelihood of a tenth of the world's population." Discusses life cycle, migration patterns, eating habits, and control of the locust. Featu ...

Cocoa Integrated Pest Management (IPM)     View
Features information about diseases (such as black pod), insects (such as the cocoa pod borer), and weeds that affect the cocoa tree. Provides articles on pest management, a chronology of the cocoa industry, bibliographies, and links. From the Ohio A ...




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