Pest Management for the Home Landscape



 


 



 

 

 This practical reference guide is a new, updated edition of the Home, Yard & Garden Pest Manual, created by university of Illinois Extension specialists.

The publication covers insects, weeds, and plant diseases in the Midwest. It provides the tools to identify pests and strategies for dealing with them. The new edition has updated chapters and tables with the latest information on pesticide strategies and management. It also covers nonchemical alternatives for most problems.

Topics include:

• Weeds, insects, and disease information grouped by type of problem.

• Easy-to-read tables that offer quick answers to chemical application questions and current herbicide recommendations.

• A list of turfgrass weeds for accurate identification and better management, including application recommendations for broadleaf post-emergence herbicides.

• List of fungicides for use on diseases of turfgrass, flowers, and woody ornamentals.

• The most effective options for controlling insects, both indoors and outdoors.

• Nonchemical alternatives that help protect the home environment without sacrificing effectiveness.

•A new approach to nitrogen rate guidelines for corn based on current data rather than yield.

The book also includes a list of recommended websites and other useful resources. A handy index make it easy to find information quickly.

C1391-12 Pest Management for the Home Landscape. $24.95

 

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