Autores: John A. Davidson and Michael J. Raupp
This excellent resource includes illustrations, digital images, concise life history descriptions, and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) control suggestions for more than 150 insect and mite pests on 50 kinds of trees and shrubs commonly grown in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States. The principles of landscape IPM are discussed, as well as recommendations for implementing a landscape IPM program. Included is an explanation of biological control, a pest monitoring timetable, a guide to insect and mite pests by preferred host plants, a synopsis of recommended pesticides, and an in-depth guide to pest identification, monitoring, and control.
(©2010, 198 pp., spiralbound, 240 color photos)