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Vegetable Insect Pest Management Sources of Information

References for Growers Compiled by S. J. Fleischer, Penn State University

  1. 2002 Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations - Pennsylvania. Updated annually. Available from local County Extension offices.
  2. Sorensen, K. A. and J. R. Baker (eds). 1994. Insect and Related Pests of Vegetables, AG-136
    N. Carolina Ag. Ext. Serv.
    Dept. of Agricultural Communications
    North Carolina State University
    Raleigh, NC 27650
    (price: $10.00)
  3. Rick Foster and Brian Flood [eds]. 1995. Vegetable Insect Management with emphasis on the midwest . 206 pp. ISBN 0-931682-52-2. (price, about $30)
    Meister Publishing Co.
    Willoughby, Ohio.
    telephone: 800-572-7740
  4. Adams, R. G. and J. C. Clark (eds). Northeast Sweet Corn Production and IPM Manual. (price, about $20)
    University of Connecticut Resource Center U-35
    1376 Storrs Rd.,
    Storrs, CT 06269-4035
    telephone: 860-486-3336
  5. Hoffmann, M. P. and A. C. Frodsham. 1993. Natural enemies of vegetable insect pests. (price, about $20)
    Resource Center
    7 Business/Technology Park
    Cornell University
    Ithaca, NY 14850
    telephone: 607-255-2080 fax: 607-255-9946
  6. University of Maryland Pest Management Aids, PMA 1-11 (The Vegetable Set). (These are the Color Pest ID sheets) (price, about $3.50) University of Maryland Agriculture Duplicating Services 6200 Sheridan Street Riverdale, MD 20737 telephone: 301-403-4264
  7. Boucher, T. J. and R. A. Ashley (eds). Northeast Pepper IPM Manual.
    University of Connecticut
    Communications and Information Technology
    1376 Storrs Rd.
    Storrs, CT 06269-4035

References/Compilations for Specialists

Capinera. J. L. 2001. Handbook of Vegetable Pests. Academic Press. 729 pp. ISBN 0-12-158861-0. Available through

Howard, R.J., J.A. Garland, and W.L. Seaman. 1994. Diseases and Pests of Vegetable Crops in Canada . The Canadian Phytopathological Society and the Entomological Society of Canada. 554 pp. Available through: Entomological Society of Canada 393 Winston Ave. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K2A 1Y8 telephone: 613-725-2619

Suppliers of IPM Materials

100 Countryside Drive
PO Box 270
Belleville, WI 53508

Great Lakes IPM 10220 Church Road, NE Vestaburg, Michigan 48891 517-268-5693

Authored by: Shelby Fleischer, Professor

Last updated November 2002

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