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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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A Mouse- And Pesticide-Free House [PDF]
Abstract: This two-page article provides valuable background information on mice, biology, harborage, and pesticide-free techniques for control.
Source: Journal of Pesticide Reform
Alien Invaders, EEK
Abstract: Alien plants and animals in Wisconsin and the Great Lakes region are best eliminated if they can be identified and if their biological needs are understood.
Source: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
All About Insects [PDF]
Abstract: Effective managemet of pests requires knowledge of their biology, habits, and abilities.. Students take notes and learn about the characteristics, capabilities, and life cycles of insects.
Source: Elementary Urban IPM Curriculum, Michigan Pesticide Education
Biological Control: A Guide to Natural Enemies
Abstract: Cornell University offers a resource to identify and understand the biology of parasitoids, predators, pathogens, and weed feeders; they offer tutorials on insect biology and ecology, IPM strategy and control tactics, and much more.
Source: Cornell University
Abstract: This Web site is devoted to insects with photographs and information on insects including insect lore, a glossary, and a family tree.
Source: The Spencer Entomological Museum, University of British Columbia
Glossary for Biological Control
Abstract: Glossary for IPM and entomology.
Source: Cornell University
Integrated Pest Management for Schools: A How-to Manual
Abstract: IPM principles and practices for schools, fact sheets, forms, curricula, and many resources. Available as PDF.
Source: U.S. EPA
IPM for Teachers Curriculum
Abstract: Topics including insects, weeds, vertebrates, soil ecosystems, biological control and tactics, pesticides, natural areas (invasive plants), buildings and schools, and more help students understand principles of IPM.
Source: Pennsylvania IPM
Practical Guide to Management of Common Pests in Schools [PDF]
Abstract: This 31-page document identifies steps, sets priorities, and provides tips for effective pest management in Illinois schools.
Source: Illinois Department of Public Health
The Pied Piper
Abstract: Basic biology, great photographs, and links for rats, mice, cockroaches, fleas, bugs, flies, ants, and wasps, as well as textile pests, pest birds, casual intruders, and beneficial animals.
Source: The Pied Piper
U.S. EPA: Human Health Research Program
Abstract: EPA's Human Health Research Program offers this Web site on the latest information on its research to protect public health. The program's science looks at such questions as why some people are more sensitive to pollution and how exposure to chemicals affects people's health. The site is designed for the general public as well as for the scientific community. The site provides easy access to research and results on methods, tools, and data needed to improve risk assessments to protect the public. Visitors to the site will find an overview of the research, information on how research has contributed to decision making, resource materials available in journal publications and reports, and a listing of meetings and conferences.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)