Published on: May 18, 2019
Spring is here and so are the pests. The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources has the books that can help you learn about the insects, diseases, wildlife, and weeds that might be causing problems in your garden or landscape.
And many of them are on sale from now through May 31, 2019!
This essential handbook adapts scientifically based integrated pest management techniques to the needs of the home gardener and small-scale or urban farmer.
120 common pests are described in individual sections; crop-by-crop symptom identification tables guide you quickly to the information you need.
A great companion to Pests of the Garden and Small Farm. Throw these pocket-sized cards in your tool bag for pest advice in the field or garden.
Included are cards on general predators, lady beetles, parasites, and insect pathogens to help you identify the natural enemies that can reduce the numbers of insect and mite pests.
Your landscape plants are not immune to Spring pest problems. Nip them in the bud with these handy pocket-sized cards. Identification and management tips for 80 common insects and mites, 40 diseases, 20 beneficial insects, and a variety of other disorders and invertebrate pests.
Wildlife Pest Control around Gardens and Homes
Furry and feathered pests are on the move. From cliff swallows to rattlesnakes, bats to voles, deer to woodpeckers, this book will help you identify, appraise, and monitor your wildlife pest situation.
And don't forget to visit the UC Statewide IPM Program's website to learn more about specific pests in and around the home, garden, landscape, and structures.