PANUPS: Resource Pointer #115

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Resource Pointer #115

February 12, 1997

For copies of the following resources, please contact 
the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.


*IPM Alternatives to Methyl Bromide, 1996.* William 
Quarles and Sheila Daar, eds. Presents compilation of 
articles about alternatives to methyl bromide originally 
published in "The IPM Practitioner." Examines 
alternatives to methyl bromide in grape and strawberry 
production, disease suppression, nursery crops and seed 
treatments. Lists resources for alternative products. 57 
pp. US$23. Bio-Integral Resource Center (BIRC), P.O. Box 
7414, Berkeley, CA 94707; phone (510) 524-2567; fax 
(510) 524-1758; email birc@igc.org; 

*A Model Integrated Pest Management Plan and Policy for 
Schools, 1996.* New York Coalition for Alternatives to 
Pesticides (NYCAP). Presents brief overview of 
structural IPM for schools, highlighting importance of 
monitoring, sanitation, sealing pest entryways and 
least-toxic controls. Includes sample IPM policy 
statement to be adopted by schools. 15 pp. US$5 for set 
of four booklets in series. NYCAP, 353 Hamilton Street, 
Albany, NY 12210; phone (518) 426-8246; fax (518) 426-

*Integrated Pest Management Resources for Schools, 
1996.* New York Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides 
(NYCAP). Lists organizations and publications that deal 
with IPM in general, and provides bibliography of 
resources about specific pests, including ants, bats, 
birds, cockroaches, lice, mice, termites, wasps, weeds 
and other pests. Lists resources for least-toxic 
products and for learning about pesticide risks. 18 pp. 
US$5 for set of four booklets in series. NYCAP, 353 
Hamilton Street, Albany, NY 12210; phone (518) 426-8246; 
fax (518) 426-3052.

*Pest Management in the Subtropics: Integrated Pest 
Management - a Florida Perspective, 1996.* David Rosen, 
Fred Bennett and John Capinera, eds. Presents broad 
overview of IPM, focusing on history and practice of IPM 
in Florida. Describes range of strategies used by state 
to advance IPM, including regulatory programs aimed at 
preventing pest problems; research into pest-resistant 
crops; use of pheromones to disrupt insect mating; 
habitat management; and beneficial insects. Provides 
case studies of IPM projects with citrus, tomatoes, 
several other crops and structural pests, and describes 
methods used to control specific pests. 578 pp. US$225. 
Intercept Booksellers, P.O. Box 716, Andover, Hampshire 
SP10 1YG, England; phone (44 1264) 334-748; fax (44 
1264) 334-058.

*The Alternative Pest Management Conference, March 1, 
1997.* University of Colorado, Boulder. Conference and 
workshops designed to provide professional pesticide 
applicators with current information about IPM practice 
and theory and to inform general public about pesticide 
risks and alternatives. One day event will feature 
workshops on pesticide regulation, pesticide hazards, 
organic gardening, structural IPM, pest identification 
and practical IPM control strategies. Admission is free. 
Continuing education credit available for pesticide 
applicators. Scott Spiegel, Alternative Pest Management 
Conference, P.O. Box 7252, Boulder, CO; phone (303) 443-

*Correction.* Resource Pointer #113, January 29, 1997, 
incorrectly stated that there is no charge for Caliber 
of Destruction: Globalization, Food Security and Women's 
Livelihoods. This publication is part of a series of 
four -- the set costs US$10. Contact Isis International 
- Manila, P.O. Box 1837, Quezon City Main, Quezon City 
1100, Philippines; phone (632) 411-1526; fax (632) 924-
1065; email isis@phil.gn.apc.org.

We encourage those interested in having resources listed 
in the Online Resource Pointer to send review copies of 
publications, videos or other sources to our office 
(address listed below) or to contact Information Program 
Associate Adam Kirshner for further information.  

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