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  • Fear as a Biological Control? How Scaring Farm and Garden Pests Could Lessen Plant Damage 

    Aflitto, Nicholas; Thaler, Jennifer (New York State IPM Program, 2016)
    For many of us the threats of predators — lions and bears, say — are long gone. Yet most animals face these pressures on a daily basis. The common pests in your garden or farm are no exception. Simply the threat of predation ...
  • NEWA: Network for Environment and Weather Applications 

    Carroll, Juliet (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2016)
    The Network for Environment and Weather Applications connects you with data from weather stations across the Northeast. National Weather Service forecasts on the NEWA website make it a handy place to find weather information. ...
  • Spotted Wing Drosophila: A New, Destructive Pest on Berries, Cherries, Peaches, and Plums 

    Carroll, Juliet; Peterson, Kelsey (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2014)
    The spotted wing drosophila is a vinegar or fruit fly of East Asian origin. It has been in Hawaii since the 1980s, but was first discovered in California in 2008. By 2013, it was reported from most of the continental US, ...
  • Late Blight, A Serious Disease of Potatoes and Tomatoes 

    Seaman, Abby; Loria, Rosemary; Fry, William; Zitter, Thomas (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2010)
    Late blight is a plant disease that mainly attacks potatoes and tomatoes, although it can sometimes be found on other crops, weeds and ornamentals in the same botanical family (Solanaceae). Other plants that late blight ...
  • Child Safe Playing Fields Act – Frequently Asked Questions 

    Lampman, Joellen (New York State IPM Program, 2015)
    Questions answered about the Child Safe Playing Fields Act

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