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Diagnosing problems

Educational articles with crop and pest news can be read at MSU Extension News. Read Erin Lizotte’s summary of IPM resources from MSU.

Publications

Pocket-sized IPM scouting guides

Some of these publications can be purchased in print or viewed online. Print versions are no longer available for some of these publications.

pocket guide
  • A Pocket Guide for IPM Scouting in Herbaceous Perennials by Jan Byrne and Raymond Cloyd (Publication E2981). View content onlinePurchase in print.
  • An IPM Pocket Guide for Weed Identification in Christmas Trees by Steven Grower and Robert Richardson (Publication E2975). View content online.
  • An IPM Pocket Guide for Weed Identification in Nurseries and Landscapes by Steven Grower and Robert Richardson (E2982). View content onlinePurchase in print.
  • An IPM Pocket Guide for Weed Identification in Field Crops by Wesley Everman, Christy Sprague, Steven Grower and Robert Richardson (Publication E3081). View content online. Purchase in print.
  • Identifying Natural Enemies in Crops and Landscapes by Mary Gardiner, Christina DiFonzo, Michael Brewer and Takuji Noma (Publication E2949). View content online. Purchase in print.
  • A Pocket Guide to IPM Scouting in Highbush Blueberries by Annemiek Schilder, Rufus Isaacs, Eric Hanson and Bill Cline (Publication E2928). View content online
  • A Pocket Guide for Grape IPM Scouting in the North Central and Eastern U.S. by Rufus Isaacs, Annemiek Schilder, Tom Zabadal and Tom Weigle (Publication E2889). View content onlinePurchase in print. Also available in Spanish (Publication E2889SP). Purchase in print.
  • A Pocket IPM Scouting Guide for Woody Landscape Plants by Diane Brown (Publication E2839). View/download content online.
  • A Pocket Guide for IPM Scouting in Stone Fruits by Dave Epstein, Larry Gut, Alan Jones and Kimberly Maxson-Stein (Publication E2840). View contents onlinePurchase in print
  • A Pocket Guide for IPM Scouting in Michigan Apples by David Epstein, Larry Gut and George Sundin (Publication E2720). View contents onlinePurchase in print
  • No longer available: A Pocket Guide to Disease Scouting in Potatoes by Phillip Wharton, William Kirk and Robert Schafer (Publication E2998)

Weed management including cover crops

  • Integrated Weed Management: One Year’s Seeding by Karen Renner and Christy Sprague (Publication E2931). View content online.
  • Oilseed Radish: A New Cover Crop for Michigan by Mathieu Ngouajio and Dale Mutch (publication E2907). View/download online.
  • Cover Crop Choices for Michigan Vegetables by Sieg Snapp and Dale Mutch (publication E2896). View/download contents online.
  • Flaming as a Method of Weed Control in Organic Farming Systems by Dale Mutch and Simon Thalmann (publication E3038). View/download contents online

Farm ecology and pest management

  • Michigan Field Crop Pest Ecology & Management by Michel Cavigelli and Dale Mutch (publication E2704). Purchase in print.
  • Building a Sustainable Future: Ecologically Based Farming Systems by Dale Mutch and Kurt Thelen (publication E2983). Purchase in print.

For the home

  • What’s Bugging You? How to deal with insects around your home by Tom Ellis and Joy Landis. Purchase in print.
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