IPM Resources



1. IPM Practitioner
Publisher: Bio-Integral Resource Center
Address: P.O. Box 7414
Berkeley, CA 94707 USA
Phone: (510) 524-2567
Fax: (510) 524-1758

Description: Published 10 times per year, this 36-page newsletter is a forerunner in IPM information. It provides technical reports on IPM research and practical advice, primarily for a domestic audience.

2. Biocontrol News and Information
Publisher: CAB, International Institute of Biological Control (IIBC)
Address: Silwood Park, Buckhurst Road, Ascot, Berks SL57TA UK

Description: Biocontrol News and Information is a quarterly journal of news items, review articles and abstracts from the CAB ABSTRACTS database.

3. Biological Control: Pacific Prospects, 1987
Publisher: Inkata Press
Address: 13/170 Forster Road, Mount Waverly, Victoria 3149 Australia

Description: Written by the Australian Center for International Agricultural Research, this book covers a workshop on biological control held in October 1985 in Tonga. South Pacific pests and their biological control are covered.

4. A Synopsis of Integrated Pest Management in the Tropics, 1991
Publisher: Natural Resources Institute
Address: Central Avenue, Chatham Maritime, Kent ME4 4TB UK

Description: In a concise format with excellent photos, this booklet informs both a technical and non-technical audience about the IPM concept; progress and constraints. Single copies of NRI publications are free for selected organizations working in countries eligible for British Government Aid. 7.50

5. IPM Policy and Implementation, 1989
Publisher: Bio-Integral Resource Center
Address: P.O. Box 7414, Berkeley
CA 94707 USA

Description: This booklet is a guide to IPM policy concepts for agricultural and urban settings. US$6.25.

6. The National Evaluation of Extension's Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Programs, 1987
Rajotte, E.G. et al.
Publisher: Virginia Cooperative Extension Services
Address: Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA 24061 USA

Description: This study measured social, economic and agricultural impacts of IPM on participants in the Cooperative Extension IPM Program in 15 states.

7. Integrated Pest Management and African Agriculture, 1991
Agnes Kiss and Frans Meerman, World Bank Technical Paper Number 142, Africa Technical Department Series.
Publisher: The World Bank
Address: Publications Sales Unit, Department F, The World Bank, 1818 H Street N.W. Washington, DC 20433 USA

Description: This study outlines the development of IPM and overviews pest management issues in Africa. It examines African cropping situations: Subsistence farming, systems dependent on high external inputs, and systems in transition.

8. Illustrated Guide to Integrated Pest Management in Rice in Tropical Asia, 1986
Reissig, W.H. et al.
Publisher: International Rice Research Institute, P.O. Box 933, Manila, Philippines

Description: This guide provides practical information to IPM workers in rice fields in Tropical Asia. Sections cover cultural control of rice pests, resistant rice varieties, natural enemies of rice insect pests, and pesticides. Finally, it describes IPM for the entire rice pest complex and the implementation of IPM strategies at the farmer level.

9. Common-Sense Pest Control: Least Toxic Solutions for Your Home Garden, Pets and Community, 1991
Daar, Olkowski & Olkowski.

Publisher: Taunton Press, 63 S. Main St., Box 5506, Newtown, CT 06470-5506, USA Description: This encyclopedic reference lists IPM techniques for insect and animal pests. The authors base their recommendations on their own experiences as entomologists and gardeners.

10. A Handbook for Weed Control in Rice, 1991
Kwesi Ampong-Nyarko and S.K. De Datta.
Publisher: International Rice Research Institute, P.O. Box 933, 1099 Manila, Philippines

Description: A comprehensive textbook, manual or field guide that provides practical information on weed control in rice worldwide, using IPM. This handbook is useful for rice researchers, extension workers, farmers, teachers and students. It contains great photos.

11. The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Insect and Disease Control, 1992
B. W. Ellis and F. M. Bradley, eds.
Publisher: Rodale Press, 33 E. Minor Street, Emmaus, PA 18049 USA

Description: This is an easy-to-use guide to gardening without chemicals. It includes complete directions on how, when and where to use preventative methods, insect traps and barriers, biocontrols, homemade remedies, botanical insecticides and more. It is useful for temperate zone gardeners.


Inter'l Course in Nematology
Date: July13-August 10, 1994,
Fee: US $2,875.

Description: An intensive course on recognition, taxonomy, biology, agricultural significance and management of nematodes.


Alice Warrick
International Training and Education Center
University Extension
University of California Davis, CA USA 95616-8727.
Tel: (916) 757-8686
Fax: (916) 757-8676.


Plant Protection Improvement Programme (PPIP)

Description: PPIP is a regional program funded by the Swedish International Development Authority that offers grants to national institutions, NGOs and individuals for innovative plant protection methods, extension, education and workshops in Botswana, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.


Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
P.O. Box 7044 S-750 07
Upsala, Sweden
Tel: 46-18672516, Fax: 46-18672890
E-mail: Johan.Morner@vos.slu.se