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IPM For Gardeners: A Guide to Integrated Pest Management

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: RA Cloyd, PL Nixon and NR Pataky

204 pages, 149 col photos, 28 b/w illus

Timber Press

Hardback | Sep 2004 | #147763 | ISBN: 0881926477
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About this book

Despite a plethora of technical IPM training manuals, no book until now has distilled its core philosophy for the home gardener, so that he or she can learn to manage plant health as the professionals do, based on scientific principles. In this book, a team of experts explains how any gardener can use IPM techniques for success at home.

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Raymond A. Cloyd is assistant professor of Ornamental Entomology and Integrated Pest Management in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois. His appointment combines research, teaching, and extension. Dr. Cloyd has held positions in private industry as a landscape maintenance supervisor and greenhouse manager. He earned his Ph.D. in Entomology from Purdue University. Philip L. Nixon is an extension specialist in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois. He coordinates pesticide safety training as well as having responsibilities in ornamental and household entomology. He received his Ph.D. in Entomology from Kansas State University. Nancy R. Pataky is plant clinic director and extension specialist in plant pathology in the Department of Crop Sciences, at the University of Illinois, Urbana. She received her master's degree in Plant Pathology from the University of Illinois.

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