This guide highlights core print and electronic Library resources in the area of Plant Health. Use this guide as your starting point. For more resources and further help, visit the Science & Agriculture Library or Ask a Librarian.
This guide provides photographs and descriptions of biological control (or biocontrol) agents of insect, disease, and weed pests in North America. It is also a tutorial on the concept and practice of biological control and integrated pest management (IPM).
The website helps to coordinate UF/IFAS IPM research and Extension by communicating activities, opportunities and successes. It is designed to assist the target audiences with IPM education and training by making information on alternative pest management technologies more accessible.
The national website of the four regional IPM centers funded by the USDA, National Institute of Agriculture, use Integrated Pest Management (IPM) principles as an approach to manage pests safely and economically.
Information about managing pests, including University of California's official guidelines for monitoring pests and using pesticides and nonpesticide alternatives for managing insect, mite, nematode, weed, and disease pests.
Resources for identification, early detection, prevention, and management of invasive plants in the U.S. Collaboration between National Park Service, University of Georgia, Invasive Plant Atlas of New England, and Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.