PANNA: Resource Pointer #372 (Pesticide Alternatives & IPM)


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Resource Pointer #372 (Pesticide Alternatives & IPM)
July 28, 2004

*The Bugman on Bugs, 2004* Richard “The Bugman”; Fagerlund and Johnna Strange. Explains how to identify assorted anthropods and insects and how to keep them out of your house using Integrated Pest Management. Contains illustrated chapters on various insects and discusses human reactions to insects. 131 pages. $14.95; Contact University of New Mexico Press, Order Department, 3721 Spirit Drive SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-5631; phone 1-800-249-7737; website

*Report of the First External Review of the Systemwide Programme on Integrated Pest Management, 2003* Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). Assesses the CGIAR’s Integrated Pest Management Program in developing countries and offers recommendations for improvement. 107 pages. Available as a free download at; Contact CGIAR Secretariat, The World Bank, MSN G6-601, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20433 USA; phone (202) 473-8951; fax (202) 473-8110; website; email

*Breaking the pesticide chain: The alternatives to pesticides coming off the European Union market, 2003* David Buffin, Emily Diamand, Roslyn McKendry, Liz Wright. Discusses pesticide regulation in the European Union. Identifies the barriers to implementing pesticide alternatives and recommends ways to overcome the them. 29 pages. Available as a free download at; Contact PAN UK, Eurolink Centre, 49 Effra Road, London SW2 1BZ UK; phone (44 020) 7274 8895; fax (44 020) 7274 9084; website; email

*Women and IPM: crop protection practices and strategies, 1999* E.Van de Fliert and J. Proost. Discusses women’s involvement in Integrated Pest Management around the world. Explains the reasons women become involved in projects, gives examples of gender-sensitive extension programs and discusses the health implications of IPM use. 108 pages. £14.95. Contact ITDG Publishing, phone (44 0) 1926 634501; fax (44 0) 1926 634502; website

*Healthy Hospitals: Controlling Pests Without Harmful Pesticides* Kagen Owens. Reports the results of a hospital survey on pesticide use. Includes recommendations for safer pest management practices. 57 pages. Available as a free download at; Contact Health Care Without Harm 1755 S Street, NW, Suite 6B, Washington, D.C., 20009 U.S.A.; phone (202) 234-0091; website; email

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