Pests & Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Pests and IPM

Pest: any organism detrimental to humans, domestic animals, cultivated plants or soil fertility. Pests include insects, arthropods, nematodes, diseases, weeds, vertebrates and more.

What Is A Pest? from Purdue University

What is IPM? • University of California IPM Online

What is IPM? • Texas A&M AgriLife Extension


The Cooperative Extension System of agricultural universities provides pest management information for each state of the U.S.

Other good sources of pest management information

Plant Disease & Insect Clinic and Gardening, IPM - North Carolina State University

Horticulture - Texas A&M Extension

Horticulture and Home Pest News, Encyclopedia - Iowa State University Extension

Insect and Pest Information - University of Kentucky

Pest Identification Guide and Plant Disease Identification Guide - West Virginia University

Large Databases, National and International

The Global Invasive Species Database

Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health, Topics - University of Georgia

National Biological Information Infrastructure - UNT Digital Library

Invasive Species Resources by Subject, Databases - USDA

Photos, Insects - Agricultural Research Service, USDA

Pesticide Use

Home Garden Fruits & Vegetables - Clemson University Extension

National Pesticide Information Center, a cooperative effort of Oregon State University and the U.S. EPA

Pesticides - Environmental Protection Agency

Pesticides and Water Quality - University of California

Pesticide Safety Education Program - University of Nebraska

The EXtension TOXicology NETwork, a science-based site about pesticides written for the non-expert. EXTOXNET is a cooperative effort of University of California-Davis, Oregon State University, Michigan State University, Cornell University, and the University of Idaho

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