AgroEcology: Ecological Processes in Sustainable Agriculture by Stephen R. Gliessman. 1998. Sleeping Bear Press/Ann Arbor Press. http://www.agroecology.org/textbook.htm
Agroecology: The Science of Sustainable Agriculture (2nd ed.) by Miguel Altieri. Key principles in case studies of sustainable rural development in developing countries. $39 to Perseus Books Group Customer Service, (800) 371-1669; email@example.com; www.westviewpress.com
Agroecology: Transitioning organic agriculture beyond input substitution by Miguel A. Altieri and Clara I. Nicholls. Paper presented to the American Society of Agronomy, November, 2003, Denver, CO. http://cari.unl.edu/2003abstractpresentation/Altieri%20Paper.pdf
An alternative agriculture system is defined by a distinct expression profile of select gene transcripts and proteins. 2004. V Kumar, DJ Mills, JD Anderson, and AK Mattoo PNAS 101(29): 10535-10540. http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/full/0403496101
Alternatives in Insect Pest Management — Biological and Biorational Approaches by University of Illinois Extension. Rates the effectiveness of microbial insecticides, botanical insecticides soaps, attractants, traps, beneficial insects, etc. Web only. www.ag.uiuc.edu/~vista/pdf_pubs/altinsec.pdf
Alternatives to Insecticides for Managing Vegetable Insects by Kimberly A. Stoner. Proceedings from a conference that exchanged experience and research on alternatives to insecticides for vegetable growers in the Northeastern U.S. $8 to NRAES Cooperative Extension, (607) 255-7654; NRAES @cornell.edu; www.nraes.org
A Whole Farm Approach to Managing Pests. Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN). http://www.sare.org/publications/farmpest.htm. Lays out ecological principles for managing pests in real farm situations. Free in quantity to educators. To order: firstname.lastname@example.org; 301-504-5411.
Beneficial Insect Habitat in an Apple Orchard – Effects on Pests. 2004. Research Brief #71. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems. http://www.cias.wisc.edu/archives/2004/09/01/beneficial_insect_habitat_in_an_apple_orchardeffects_on_pests/index.php
Best Management Practices for Crop Pests by Colorado State University Extension. Integrated pest management oriented to western U.S. crops and pests. Bulletin XCM-176. Free ($3 shipping) to Cooperative Extension Resource Center, (877) 692-9358; ResourceCenter@ucm.colostate.edu; www.cerc.colostate.edu
Biodiversity and Pest Management in Agroecosystems (2nd ed.) by Miguel Altieri and Clara Nicholls. Entomological aspects and the ecological basis for the maintenance of biodiversity in agriculture. $49.95 (soft cover) $79.95 (hard cover) from The Haworth Press, Inc., 1-800-HAWORTH; getinfo@ haworthpress.com; www.haworthpress.com
Corn Insect Pests — A Diagnostic Guide. M-166. University of Missouri Cooperative Extension. Service. 1998. 48 p. To order: $8 from (573) 882-7216 or (800) 292-0969. Abstract, summary and/or full version (pdf) online at http://muextension.missouri.edu/xplor/manuals/m00166.htm
Cherry Orchard Floor Management: Opportunities to Improve Profit and Stewardship. MSU Extension Bulletin E-2890. April 2003. http://www.ipm.msu.edu/pdf/E2890CherryReport.pdf
Ecological Engineering For Pest Management: Advances In Habitat Manipulation for Arthropods. G.M. Gurr, S.D. Wratten and M.A. Altieri. 2004. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia
Ecological linkages between aboveground and belowground biota. D.A.Wardle, RD Bardgett, JN Klironomos, H Setälä, WH van der Putten et al. 2004. Science 304(11): 1629-1633.
Farmscaping to Enhance Biological Control. 2004. ATTRA. http://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/farmscaping.html
Getting the Bugs to Work for You: Biological Control in Organic Agriculture. Symposium Proceedings, November 12, 2004. Portland, Oregon. http://csanr.wsu.edu/InfoSources/BugsWorkProceedings.htm
Guide to the Predators, Parasites and Pathogens Attacking Insect and Mite Pests of Cotton. Publication B-6046. Texas Cooperative Extension. Available online or for $5.00 from Distribution and Supply, P.O. Box 1209, Bryan, TX 77806; (888) 900-2577; http://lubbock.tamu.edu/ipm/AgWeb/videos/Cotton/pdf/E-357.pdf8
Habitat management to conserve natural enemies of arthropod pests in agriculture. 2000. Landis, D.A., S.D. Wratten and G.A. Gurr. Annual Review of Entomology 45:175-201.
The Illinois Agriculture Pest Management Handbook. University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service. 1999. http://www.ipm.uiuc.edu/pubs/iapmh/
Induced Plant Defenses against Pathogens and Herbivores, by Anurag A. Agrawal, Sadik Tuzun and Elizabeth Beth. $59 to American Phytopathological Society Press; (800) 328-7560; http://www.shopapspress.org/42422.html.
Insect Pest Management in Field Corn by J. Van Duyn. Discusses cultural practices useful in controlling various insect pests. http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/plymouth/pubs/ent/culprt.html
Integrated Pest Management for Cotton in the Western Region of the United States. Publication 3305. University of California. Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.1997. Order for $30 from: Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Communication Services, 6701 San Pablo Ave., Oakland, CA 94608; (800) 994-8849 (toll-free order line); (510) 643-5470 FAX; www.anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu
IPM in Practice: Principles and Methods of Integrated Pest Management. $30 from University of California Statewide IPM Program. http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/IPMPROJECT/ADS/manual_ipminpractice.html
IPM and Best Management Practice in Arizona Cotton. Part of Publication AZ1006: Cotton, A College of Agriculture Report. College of Agriculture. University of Arizona. 1999. http://ag.arizona.edu/pubs/crops/az1006/az10067a.html
Managing pests with cover crops. Sharad C. Phatak. p. 25–33. In: Managing Cover Crops Profitably, 2nd Edition. SAN Handbook Series Book 3. 2001. 212 p. $19 plus $5.95 s/h. http://www.sare.org/publications/
Michigan Field Crop Pest Ecology and Management (E-2704, $12), Michigan Field Crop Ecology (E-2646, $12) and Fruit Ecology and Management (E-2759, $16) by Dale Mutch et al. Michigan State University Extension. (517) 353-6740; email@example.com; http://web2.msue.msu.edu/bulletins/mainsearch.cfm
Natural Enemies Handbook: The Illustrated Guide to Biological Pest Control (#3386) by Mary Louise Flint and Steve H. Dreistadt and Pests of the Garden and Small Farm (2nd ed.) (#3332) by Flint. $35 each to University of California Press; (800) 994-8849; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.ipm.ucdavis.edu.
Natural Enemies of Vegetable Insect Pests by Michael P. Hoffmann and Anne C. Frodsham. $15.70 to Resource Center, 7 Business/Technology Park, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850; (607) 255-2080; http://www.nysaes.cornell.edu/ent/biocontrol/manual.html; email@example.com.
Organic Weed Management: A Project of the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Massachusetts by Steve Gilman. NOFA Interstate Council. http://www.nofa.org/
Pest Management at the Crossroads by Charles M. Benbrook. Pest management strategies that rely on interventions keyed to the biology of the pest. $29.95 + $6 s/h. http://www.pmac.net/bymail.htm or (208) 263-5236
The Soil Biology Primer by USDA-NRCS. Describes the importance of soil organisms and the soil food web to soil productivity and water/air quality. http://store.swcs.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=c_Products.viewProduct&catID=574&productID=5154 $13 plus $6 s/h to SWCS, (800) THE-SOIL x10.
Suppliers of Beneficial Organisms in North America. California Department of Pesticide Regulation. A resource for purchasing biological controls. Free and online in full-text, (916) 324-4247; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/ipminov/bensuppl.htm
Use of Cultural Practices in Crop Insect Pest Management. E. J. Wright. Nebraska Cooperative Extension. EC95-1560-B. http://ianrpubs.unl.edu/insects/ec1560.htm
Weeds as Teachers: ‘Many Little Hammers’ Weed Management by Sally Hilander. Proceedings of a 1995 weed management conference on least-toxic and non-toxic techniques for controlling weeds in the Northern Plains (Canada and U.S.). $14 to Alternative Energy Resources Organization (406) 443-7272, email@example.com;
Pests of the Garden and Small Farm: A Growers’ Guide to Using Less Pesticide, by Mary Louise Flint. http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/2913.html. $19.95.
Biological Control of Insects and Mites: an Introduction to Beneficial Natural Enemies and Their Use in Pest Management, by Daniel L. Mahr and Nino M. Ridgway, University of Wisconsin-Madison. http://muextension.missouri.edu/explore/regpubs/ncr481.htm. To order, request NCR481, Biological Control of Insects and Mites ($11). Telephone orders: (573) 882-7216 or (800) 292-0969.
Enhancing Biological Control: Habitat Management to Promote Natural Enemies of Agricultural Pests, edited by C.H. Pickett and R.L. Bugg . http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/8180.html. $60.
Conservation Biological Control, edited by Pedro Barbosa. http://www.cplpress.com/contents/C369.htm. £54.95 Handbook of Biological Control, by T. Fisher, Thomas Bellows, L. Caltagirone, D. Dahlsten, Carl Huffake, G. Gordh . http://www.cplpress.com/contents/C360.htm. £110.00