How to Manage Pests
The UC Guide to Healthy Lawns
Cheryl A. Reynolds, Interactive Web Developer,
Statewide IPM Program, University of California
Computer systems and software consultant
Joyce Fox Strand, Computer Systems Manager, Statewide IPM Program, University of California
Pamela Geisel, Farm Advisor, University of California Cooperative
Extension, Fresno County
Much of the information included in this module was compiled from several UC ANR publications on turfgrass management. See the references for more information.
Jack Kelly Clark, Principal Photographer, Division of Agriculture
and Natural Resources Communication Services, University of California
Section 1: Christine M. Dewees (majority of illustrations); other drawings taken from Madison, J. H., W. B. Davis, and V. A. Gibeault. 1980. Know Your Turfgrasses. Oakland: Univ. Calif. Div. Agric. Nat. Res. Leaflet. 2585; a few drawings repeated in Section 4.
Sections 2 -5: Cheryl Reynolds
Map of California adapted from Hartin, J., P. M. Geisel, and C. L. Unruh. 2001. Lawn Watering Guide for California. Oakland: Univ. Calif. Div. Agric. Nat. Res. Publ. 8044.
Weeds and weed mananagement illustrations adapted from the following:
Georgia, A. E. 1914. A Manual of Weeds. New York: The Macmillan Company.
USDA ARS. 1971. Common Weeds of the United States. New York: Dover Publications, Inc.
Eriophyid mite taken from Kono, T. and C. S. Papp. 1977. Handbook of Agricultural Pests: Aphids, Thrips, Mites, Snails, and Slugs. Sacramento: Department of Food and Agriculture Division of Plant Industry.
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