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Integrated Pest Management · Agriculture and Natural Resources

University of California

Landscape and garden resources

Pest Notes
Vegetable Pest Identification for Gardens and Small Farms
Landscape ID Cards
IPM Books
sample photo from weed gallery
Keys to Identification

Quick Tips cards

Colorful 3.5" x 8.5" cards with environmentally sound solutions for selected pests of homes, landscapes, and gardens. Good for countertop display. Available in print and online, in English and Spanish.

Pest Notes

Informative leaflets that cover over 150 insect, weed, pathogen, and rodent pests of gardens, landscapes, homes, and structures. Available as PDF files or online.

Vegetable Pest Identification for Gardens and Small Farms

Keep this handy card set in your pocket for quick identification of vegetable, melon, and fruit tree pests.

Landscape Pest Identification Cards

Carry these 46 pocket-sized laminated cards in the field as handy references for identifying and monitoring major diseases and pest insects and mites and their natural enemies in California landscapes.

UC Guide to Healthy Lawns

Includes sections on turf selection, irrigating, mowing and fertilizing properly, and how to diagnose and solve problems. Advice is appropriate for home gardeners and managers of parks, school grounds, and other low-maintenance turf in California.

IPM books for gardens, landscapes, and floriculture

Color photographs, identification guides, biological and management information for hundreds of pests, as well as a plant host-based diagnostic table in the back.

Water quality guide

This online interactive guide explains the environmental effects of home and garden pesticides and what you can do to help.

Online galleries

The UC IPM galleries include many, but not all, weed and natural enemy (beneficial) species commonly found in California farms and landscapes.

Online identification keys

Other publications

Statewide IPM Program staff members work closely with area IPM advisors, farm advisors, specialists, and researchers to develop state-of-the-art educational materials that reflect the newest advances in pest management.