PANNA: Resource Pointer #273
Pesticide Action Network Updates Service (PANUPS)
*An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles* 2000. Arthur Evans and Charles Bellamy; photography by Lisa Watson. Details the diversity and complexity of the largest single group of organisms--beetles. Features dozens of detailed color photographs of beetle specimens. Outlines the ecological importance of various groups of beetles, as well as impacts of economically important beetles on human food production. 208 pages. US$24.95 or UK£17.95. Contact University of California Press, 2120 Berkeley Way, Berkeley, CA 94720; phone (510) 642-4247; fax (510) 643-7127; email firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site http://www.ucpress.edu/.
*Exotic Pests and Diseases: Biology, Economics , Public Policy* 1999. Summary report of a conference on pest issues in California sponsored by Agricultural Issues Center, University of California. Presenters reported on specific case studies of past, present and potential pest threats in California, including the ash whitefly, foot and mouth disease, plant-feeding nematodes, Mediterranean fruit fly, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow disease), yellow starthistle and chrysanthemum white rust. 252 pages. US$20.00. Companion video, US$15.00. Contact Agricultural Issues Center, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616; phone (530) 752-2320; fax (530) 752-5451; email email@example.com; Web site http://aic.ucdavis.edu/.
*Integrated Pest Management Guidelines for Structural Pests: Model Guidelines for Training and Implementation* 2000. Craig Hollingsworth, ed. Developed by the Structural Working Group of the Massachusetts IPM Council. Provides a systematic strategy for addressing specific structural pest situations. Serves as an educational tool for pest control professionals, building managers and homeowners who wish to practice integrated pest management. Specific pests include ants, bedbugs, cockroaches, fleas, flies, rodents, subterranean termites and more. Also includes a list of pest information Web sites. 58 pages. US$10.00 (less for bulk orders) plus US$5.00 shipping for the first copy (US$1 for additional copies). Contact UMass Extension Bookstore, Draper Hall, 40 Campus Center Way, Amherst, MA 01003-9244; phone (413) 545-5539; fax (413) 545-5174; email firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site http://www.massdfa.org/ipmcouncil.htm.
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