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General IPM

  • The Safety of DEET 
  • Dealing With Poison Ivy [Picture] (links updated Sept. 2007)
  • Black Spots on Houses -- An insect or disease problem?
  • Poison Ivy Fact Sheet
  • Predators: Natural Enemies
  • IPM Approach to Managing Landscaping Problems
  • Weeds and Your Lawn
  • IPM for your Home - Booklets
  • Connecticut's Mosquito Management Program
  • Neem-Based Insecticides
  • Resistance of Woody Ornamental Plants to Deer Damage
  • Minimizing Pests in the Garden
  • Purslane: A Power Food of the Future 
  • Trap Could Ease Lady Beetle Nuisance
  • Insect Profile: Cluster Flies
  • Using Wood Ashes in the Garden!  
  • All About White Grubs  
  • Fireflies - Interesting and Beneficial
  • Asian Lady Beetle-Beneficial Nuisance
  • Bees and Wasps
  • Container Gardening
  • Integrated Pest Management for Carpenter Ants
  • Integrated Pest Management for Cockroaches
  • Termites and Carpenter Ants
  • IPM for Trees, Shrubs and Plantsget acrobat reader

  • Smaller Japanese Cedar Longhorn Beetle (Adobe Acrobat .pdf file)
  • New Needlecast Disease for Connecticut: Canavirgella Needlecast of Pine
  • Fertilization of Trees, Shrubs, Vines and Groundcovers
  • Pachysandra Leaf and Stem Blight
  • Bridge Grafting and Inarching Damaged Trees
  • Leaf Spot Disease of Trees and Shrubs
  • The Dogwood Borer
  • The White Pine Weevil
  • The Hemlock Wooly Adelgid
  • The Black Vine Weevil
  • Greenhouse Whiteflies
  • Recommended Street Trees for Connecticut
  • Lace Bugs
  • The Dogwood Decline
  • Spruce Gall Adelgids
  • Vegetables

  • Growing Snap Beans
  • Growing Squash
  • Selected Vegetable Varieties for Connecticut
  • Growing Tomatoes
  • Fruits

  • Biological Control in the Home Orchard by Augmentation
  • Insect, Disease and Mite Control for Peaches
  • Pest Management Guide for Home Plum Orchards
  • IMAGE CATALOG

    LINKS

  • Water Quality and The Home Landscape - Sustainable Landscaping for the Homeowner [Picture] Feb 2009
  • Sudden Oak Death Syndrome  
  • Giant Hogweed in Connecticut
  • What's All the Buzz About Mosquitos? (a Cornell Univ. publication)
  • Pesticides and Mosquito Control (an EPA publication)
  • UConn Plant Database
  • Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group
  • Learn About Chemicals Around Your House   (a site for Kids from the EPA)
  • Household Insect Pests
  • IPM Links
  • Insect World a good site for young people with an entomological disposition
  • UConn IPM Reports to the Connecticut State Legislature
    ( .pdf files require Adobe Reader)
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  • Home & Garden IPM Online Courses
    Try our IPM crossword puzzle, just for fun!
    Cooperative Extension Home & Garden Education Center Diagnostic Sheets
    UConn's Soil Testing Lab online information

    IPM Horticulture Fact Sheets

    Home Gardening Educational Opportunities

    HOME & GROUNDS QUESTIONS
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