Resource Pointer #52
October 18, 1995
For copies of the following resources, please contact
the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.
*Organic Farming Selected Key References, 1995.*
California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF). Resource
listing provides contact information and brief summaries
of non-profit organizations, businesses and research
institutions that promote organic agriculture and/or
offer pesticide information services. Includes selected
bibliography of alternative agriculture books. 7 pp. No
charge. CCOF, 1115 Mission Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060;
phone (408) 423-2263; fax (408) 423-4528.
*Ozone Reality Check: Dispelling the Myths about Ozone
Depletion, 1995.* Corinna Gilfillan & Brett Hondorp.
Reviews role of stratospheric ozone and its depletion in
lay terms, and responds to 13 frequently heard arguments
against reducing ozone-depleting substances. Addresses
relationship between methyl bromide and stratospheric
ozone; identifies human releases of methyl bromide as
significant cause of ozone depletion; points out that
alternatives exist; and examines U.S. phaseout efforts.
23 pp. US$5. Friends of the Earth, 1025 Vermont Avenue,
NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20005; phone (202) 783-
7400; fax (202) 783-0444; email email@example.com.
*Principles of Insect Parasitism Analyzed from New
Perspectives: Practical Implications for Regulating
Insect Populations by Biological Means, 1995.* E.F.
Knipling. Investigates factors influencing behavior of
parasites and examines potential for controlling pests
with natural enemies. Provides natural pest control case
studies for several pests, including sugarcane borer,
tephritid fruit fly, gypsy moth and boll weevil, and
describes factors influencing success of natural
parasitism in each of these cases. 349 pp. No charge.
Agricultural Handbook #693. U.S. Department of
Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Information
Staff, 6303 Ivy Lane, Room 400, Greenbelt, MD 20770;
phone (301) 344-2152; fax (301) 344-2325.
*Pests Have Enemies Too: Teaching Young Scientists About
Biological Control, 1995.* Michael Jeffords & Audrey
Hodgins. Explains biological control and describes
educational activities for teaching biological control
concepts to students in grades five through ten.
Provides overview of insects and weeds, discusses
history of biological control and includes glossary of
key terms. Student activities are arranged according to
objective, and examine topics such as biodiversity, food
webs, natural control agents and population dynamics. 64
pp. US$4.50. Illinois Natural History Survey, 607 East
Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL 61820; phone (217) 333-
6880; fax (217) 333-4949.
*Natural Enemies of Vegetable Insect Pests, 1993.*
Michael Hoffmann & Anne Frodsham. Describes predator
insects, parasitoids and pathogens of vegetable insect
pests, and includes information about predators'
commercial availability, life cycle, habitat and
susceptibility to pesticides. Introduction reviews
insect ecology, IPM and biological control in lay terms,
and color photographs and sketches of life cycle stages
assist with identification. 63 pp. US$22.50. Resource
Center, 7 Business/Technology Park, Cornell University,
Ithaca, NY 14850; phone (607) 255-2080; fax (607) 255-
9946; email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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