Resource Pointer #170
July 1, 1998
For copies of the following resources, please contact
the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.
*Global Pesticide Campaigner, June 1998.* PANNA. Latest
issue of PANNA's quarterly periodical includes articles
about pesticide use in tobacco production in Brazil;
hazardous U.S. pesticide exports; cotton production and
farmer suicides in India; and agricultural
biotechnology. Provides news updates on pesticide and
sustainable agriculture issues worldwide. Contact PANNA
for free sample issue, or find major articles online at
PANNA's web site www.panna.org/panna.
*IPM Handbook for Golf Courses, 1998.* G. Schumann, P.
Vittum, M. Elliott and P. Cobb. Describes general
principles of integrated pest management (IPM), and
explains how IPM can be used in golf courses. Discusses
scouting and monitoring, cultural control, biological
control and chemical control for range of pests.
Considers pesticides to be important in IPM when other
tactics are insufficient, and summarizes environmental
and other factors to take into account when applying
pesticides. Describes specific control strategies for
weeds, diseases, insects and nematodes. 264 pp.
US$54.95. Sleeping Bear/Ann Arbor Press, 121 South Main
Street, Chelsea, MI 48118; phone toll free (800) 487-
2323 or (734) 475-8787; email
*No Weeds, No Chemicals, 1997.* Video. (English and
Danish). Agricultural Safety Council. Brief video and
accompanying pamphlet provide overview of non-toxic weed
control tactics, including flame treatment, mulching,
cultivating and ground covers. 14 minutes. Video number
812191. For cost and ordering information, contact
Arbejdsmiljofondet, Vermundsgade 38, 2100 Copenhagen O,
Denmark; phone (45 39) 16 05 55; fax (45 39) 16 05 90.
*Plant-Microbe Interactions and Biological Control,
1998.* Greg Boland and L. David Kuykendall, eds.
Discusses role of host-pathogen interactions in
developing biocontrol agents that promote plant health
and disease resistance in crop pathosystems. Considers
suppression of infection, colonization and sporulation
with pathogens, and describes how to reduce or eliminate
pesticide use in commercial-scale systems. Intended as
reference for agricultural scientists and students. 442
pp. US$165. Marcel Dekker, Inc. P.O. Box 5005,
Monticello, NY 12701; web site www.dekker.com.
*Progress Report of the Leopold Center for Sustainable
Agriculture, 1998.* Leopold Center. Summarizes 13
research and education projects regarding sustainable
agriculture in Iowa. Describes research about soil and
water quality, livestock management, forage management
and agricultural education. 69 pp. Free. Leopold Center
for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University, 209
Curtis Hall, Ames, IA 50011; phone (515) 294-3711; fax
(515) 294-9696; email email@example.com.
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