Publications – Rural and Urban IPM

A list of Rural and Urban IPM publications supported by Northeastern IPM Center grants.

Spotted Wing Drosophila IPM in Raspberries and Blackberries
Spotted Wing Drosophila IPM in Raspberries and Blackberries

Spotted wing drosophila represents a major challenge to producers of raspberries and blackberries in the northeastern U.S. and elsewhere. This document summarizes best management practices with a focus on red and black raspberries and blackberries.

Spotted Wing Drosophila IPM in Blueberries
Spotted Wing Drosophila IPM in Blueberries

Spotted wing drosophila represents a major challenge to producers of blueberries in the northeastern U.S. and elsewhere. This document summarizes best management practices with a focus on blueberries.

Invasive Hardy Kiwi: An Emerging Invasive in the Northeastern United States
Invasive Hardy Kiwi: An Emerging Invasive in the Northeastern United States

This handbook and fact sheet provide information about hardy kiwi (Actinidia arguta), which is gaining attention as an invasive plant in the United States.

Varroa Mite IPM Brochure
Varroa Mite IPM Brochure

This brochure introduces the varroa mite, provides steps to doing an alcohol mite wash, and lists IPM options for controlling varroa mites.

Bees and Their Habitats in Four New England States
Bees and Their Habitats in Four New England States

Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont contain over 400 species of bees, about which little is known except for a few common species.  Threats to bees include habitat loss, pests and pathogens, pesticides, and climate change. This publication explores practical methods for improving pollinator habitats to help meet goals in bee conservation and pollination security.

Bilingual Mushroom IPM Educational Materials
Bilingual Mushroom IPM Educational Materials

These colorful posters help mushroom industry workers identify insect pests and diseases.

Northeast Vegetable and Strawberry Pest Identification Guide
Northeast Vegetable and Strawberry Pest Identification Guide

A 55-page comprehensive pest identification guide with color photos of all of the insects, diseases, and weeds that are described in the regions various Vegetable Management Recommendations.

Oilseed Production in the Northeast
Oilseed Production in the Northeast

A 48-page booklet on sunflower and canola production in the Northeast.

The Business Case for Integrated Pest Management in Schools
The Business Case for Integrated Pest Management in Schools

This publication highlights the economic benefits of school IPM, citing cases from actual school districts.

Guidelines for Prevention and Management of Bed Bugs in Shelters and Group Living Facilities
Guidelines for Prevention and Management of Bed Bugs in Shelters and Group Living Facilities

This publication covers bed bug prevention, management and control, education and awareness.

IPM for Lawn Care Brochures
IPM for Lawn Care Brochures

Three brochures provide tips on maintaining healthy landscapes and environmentally friendly lawn care.

Tree Fruit Field Guide to Insect, Mite, and Disease Pests and Natural Enemies of Eastern North America
Tree Fruit Field Guide to Insect, Mite, and Disease Pests and Natural Enemies of Eastern North America

This guide features 500 color photos, actual size drawings of pests, over 20 pages of diagnostic keys, glossary, and index.

Agricultural Pocket Pesticide Calibration Guide
Agricultural Pocket Pesticide Calibration Guide

This Agricultural Pocket Pesticide Calibration Guide is designed to serve as a portable reference for formulas and conversion factors useful to pesticide applicators.

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Northeast Regional Pest Alert
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Northeast Regional Pest Alert

This pest alert covers the brown marmorated stink bug and the threat it poses to agriculture in the Northeast. Information was current at the time of publication (2004).