AGRS-096. This 102-page, full-color publication is designed to help greenhouse growers, crop consultants, and IPM scouts develop biological control (biocontrol) and integrated pest management (IPM) systems that will maximize yields while reducing pesticide usage in greenhouses. It begins with an introduction to IPM and its principles, information on starting an IPM/biocontrol program and using compatible pesticides, and then addresses many of the most common greenhouse pests and their biocontrols. This comprehensive guide also includes a glossary, resource list, appendixes, and more than 90 full-color photographs. $12.00
This 200-page guide provides information based on multistage research results and extension programs as well as the knowledge and experience of growers, county extension educators, and industry personnel. It is intended to help commercial vegetable growers make informed managerial decisions.
Tree Fruit Production Guide. The guide is revised every two years with input by a score of Penn State faculty members and other consultants. It is meant to be a reference that growers and other fruit industry personnel can turn to often. $25.00
Fruit Production for the Home Gardener: A Comprehensive Guide. Designed for people who wish to produce fruit on a small scale and are not legally licensed to handle pesticides. $12
The Penn State Agronomy Guide is designed for easy reading and quick reference, covering issues of crop and soil management and pest management.
AGRS-083. This 92-page, full-color handbook addresses the most important pest organisms with the potential to reduce mushroom yield and quality. The handbook is intended for growers, as well as researchers, as both an educational tool and a reference manual. The handbook is divided into two parts, covering the theory of IPM and the practical aspects of IPM in mushroom growing. The section on IPM in mushroom growing describes how unique features of mushroom crops can be used effectively in IPM, and how the theory of IPM can be applied effectively. $15.00
AGRS-025. This recently revised 118-page guide summarizes insect, mite, and disease management practices for woody ornamentals and shade trees. The three major topic areas are insects and mites, diseases, and pesticide safety. Its use is intended primarily for arborists, nursery growers, landscape maintenance personnel, extension educators, and consultants. $15.00