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UNIVERSITY EXTENSION PUBLICATIONS AND SOURCES

ANTS BENEFICIAL INSECTS

BUMBLEBEE ID

BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS
COMPANION PLANTING DROUGHT TOLERANT PLANTS
FIRE RESISTANT PLANTS FLOWERING PLANT FAMILY ID, World Wide
GARDEN PESTS GENERAL GARDEN PROBLEM SOLVERS
   
GROUND COVERS

HOUSEHOLD INSECT IDENTIFICATION

HOUSEPLANTS INSECT IDENTIFICATION
MUSHROOMS OREGON NURSERIES
INVASIVE PLANTS ORGANIC HOUSEHOLD PEST CONTROLS
PLANT IDENTIFICATION POISONOUS PLANTS
PROPAGATION ROSE CARE
SOILS SPIDERS; HOBO SPIDER ID;
SPIDERS BY LOCATION TERMITES
TICKS TREES IDENTIFICATION
WEEDS ORGANIC
WEATHER WESTERN FOREST INSECTS/DISEASES
WILDLIFE CONTROL WOODBORING INSECTS
PANTRY MOTHS and other MISCELLANEOUSC
 TURF GRASS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Household Insect ID

UC Davis Home Pest Control

http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/selectnewpest.home.html

Pantry Moths

Ants

Interactive ANT ID key

http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/TOOLS/ANTKEY/

Carpenter ant handout Washington State

http://gardening.wsu.edu/library/inse004/inse004.htm

Washington State Carpenter Ant Publication 0818

http://cru.cahe.wsu.edu/CEPublications/eb0818/eb0818.pdf

Common ants of Washington

http://www.evergreen.edu/ants/TESCBiota/commonants.html

Carpenter ant control options Jack DeAngelis from OSU

http://www.livingwithbugs.com/carp_an2.html

 Ant ID

http://www.pestcontrolcanada.com/ants.htm

Terminix ant ID

http://www.terminix.com/Pest/Library/index.cfm?fuseaction=category&pestCategory=Ants&pestID=23

Termites

Controlling termites

http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7415.html

Do it yourself termite control

http://www.doityourselftermitecontrol.com/traditional.htm

Wood Boring Insects of the PNW

http://cru.cahe.wsu.edu/CEPublications/eb1814/eb1814.pdf

 

Wood Boring Insect ID (You need to know your terminology!)

http://insects.tamu.edu/extension/insctans/identification/woodboringbeetles/couplet0.html

 

 Spider ID

http://www.spiderexpert.com/hobo.htm

http://www.nobuggy.com/spiders_in_oregon.html

http://www.arachnology.org/Arachnology/Arachnology.html

http://www.arachnology.org/Arachnology/Pages/Pictures.html

http://bugguide.net/node/view/4/bgpage

Identifying spiders by eye arrangement

http://bugguide.net/node/view/84423

 

Hobo Spider ID

http://pep.wsu.edu/pdf/PLS116_1.pdf

 

ID spiders by location (Good site for identifying families)

http://www.xs4all.nl/~ednieuw/Spiders/Famdraw/Locchart.htm

 

Tick ID

http://www.oes.org/html/how_2_identify_different_ticks.html

CDC publication on lyme disease

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/pubs/lyme-disease-pubs.htm

 

Organic Household Pest Controls

Organic Pest Controls

http://www.thebestcontrol.com/bugstop/

Organic Pest Controls...Idaho

http://www.oneplan.org/Crop/OrganicPestCtrl.shtml - a_insect

 

Insect Identification

ID guide to insect orders

http://www.projects.ex.ac.uk/bugclub/bugid.html

http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?guide=Insect_orders

http://www.amentsoc.org/insects/what-bug-is-this/adult-key.html

Pictures of Insect Orders

http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/fauna/com-Insect.html

http://entoplp.okstate.edu/4H-FFA/index.html

http://www.amnh.org/learn/biodiversity_counts/ident_help/Text_Keys/arthropod_keyA.htm

Insect and spider images

http://www.cirrusimage.com/

 

Butterflies and Moths of North America/ Oregon

http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/ (Great site to find Bs & Ms in your county)

http://facweb.furman.edu/~snyderjohn/leplist/ Moth ID only

http://butterflywebsite.com/gallery/index.cfm Pictures of Butterflies, Moths and caterpillars

Pantry moths

Lepidoptera of the Pacific Northwest

http://andrewsforest.oregonstate.edu/pubs/webdocs/reports/pub3739.cfm?topnav=55

 

Bumblebee ID

http://pick4.pick.uga.edu/mp/20q?guide=Bumblebees

 

Garden Pests

Managing Diseases and Insects in Home Orchards (Spray guide)

Controlling Wasps, Hornets, and Yellowjackets WSU

http://cru.cahe.wsu.edu/CEPublications/eb0643/eb0643PrinterFriendly.pdf

Controlling Pests in the Landscape, Garden and Turf

http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/selectnewpest.landscape.html

Northwest Nursery IPM

http://oregonstate.edu/Dept/nurspest/index.htm

Great Tips on controlling slugs (and snails)

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/luminance/rgaa/Slugs.htm

 

The Weather Station

http://www.weather.com/

Degree-days... Agrimet

http://www.usbr.gov/pn/agrimet/proginfo.html

http://pnwpest.org/cgi-bin/ddmodel.pl?clm

http://ippc2.orst.edu/OR/index.html

http://ippc2.orst.edu/medford/

http://pnwpest.org/medford/

 

Plant Identification

U.S. Govt. plant database...list of plants in Oregon

http://plants.usda.gov/

http://oregonstate.edu/dept/ldplants/

http://hortiplex.gardenweb.com/plants/

http://elib.cs.berkeley.edu/photos/flora/

Mo. Botanical garden plant list

http://www.mobot.org/gardeninghelp/plantfinder/alpha.asp

California Plant ID key by country...Use Siskiyou Co. plants

http://www.calflora.org/

Dave's Garden...the largest privately held gardening website in the world

http://davesgarden.com/

Washington State Plant Database

http://gardening.wsu.edu/nwnative/

Vascular Plant Image Library

http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/gallery.htm

Plant Family ID...wildflowers Botany in a Day in conjunction with Texas A&M

http://www.wildflowers-and-weeds.com/Plant_Families/Plant_Families_Index.html

 

Flowering Plant Family Identification-World Wide

http://www.colby.edu/info.tech/BI211/PlantFamilyID.html

 

Poisonous Plants

http://www.ansci.cornell.edu/plants/

 

Invasive plants

http://www.easywildflowers.com/invasive.htm

http://www.greenbeltconsulting.com/articles/someinvasive.html

 

Ground Covers

http://www.ext.colostate.edu/Pubs/garden/07400.html

 

Companion planting

http://www.rexresearch.com/agro/comp1.htm

http://www.seedsofchange.com/enewsletter/issue_55/companion_planting.asp

 

Beneficial insect source in Oregon

http://www.naturescontrol.com/pests.html

Plants that attract beneficial insects

http://www.farmerfred.com/plants_that_attract_benefi.html

http://www.coopext.colostate.edu/4DMG/PHC/benefici.htm

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/consumer/quickref/pest management/plants_attract_beneficial.html

 

General Gardening and Plant Problem Solvers

Climate zone map

http://backyardgardener.com/zone/

Plant problem solver by symptoms

http://www.utextension.utk.edu/publications/spfiles/SP370K.pdf

Extension Service Gardening Encyclopedia

http://extension.oregonstate.edu/gardening/

Washington State Gardening

http://gardening.wsu.edu/text/bestnw.htm

Pest web link database

http://ag.arizona.edu/pubs/diseases/az1124/

Master Gardener site Cornell Univ.  Good disease diagnosis site and fact sheets.

http://www.plantclinic.cornell.edu/

OSU nursery pests

http://oregonstate.edu/Dept/nurspest/

IPM

http://hortipm.tamu.edu/

UC Davis Online Pests and Diseases

http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/

Vegetable MD Online

http://vegetablemdonline.ppath.cornell.edu/

Tomato Problem Solvers

http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/tomatoproblemsolver/

http://www.extension.iastate.edu/Publications/PM1266.pdf

http://plantdiagnostics.umd.edu/

Tomato nutrient deficiencies

http://www.luminet.net/~wenonah/min-def/tomatoes.htm (good pictures of nutrient deficiencies)

Abiotic plant disorders

Nutrient deficiencies

http://www.primalseeds.org/nutrients.htm

http://ag.arizona.edu/pubs/garden/az1106.pdf

http://www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/howtos/ht_non/non_all.htm

Color pictures of mineral deficiencies in plants

http://www.luminet.net/~wenonah/min-def/list.htm

Soil nutrient sources and affects on plants

http://www.ghorganics.com/page32.html

 

Rose Care

http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7463.html

http://www.sactorose.org/rosebug/irosepests.htm

Organic Rose fertilizer formula

http://www.rosemagazine.com/articles04/rose_fertilizer2/

 

Propagating Various Plants

Propagating Roses

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzxfMK1UA9U

Propagation from cuttings

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-Zo9I3C3_I

 

Composting

http://extension.missouri.edu/explore/agguides/hort/G06956.htm

Composting WSU

http://gardening.wsu.edu/stewardship/compost/compost.htm

http://www.compostguide.com/

Making compost tea by Elaine Ingham (OSU)

http://www.soilfoodweb.com/03_about_us/approach_pgs/c_01_understand_why.html

 

Drought tolerant and native plants

Oregon Native Plant Society Website

http://www.npsoregon.org/

Rogue Valley source for native plants

http://www.plantoregon.com/

Native plants for erosion control

http://www.boskydellnatives.com/erosioncontrol.htm

 

Fire resistant plants

http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog/html/pnw/pnw590/

 

Wildlife Control

Deer resistant plants

http://www.rcre.rutgers.edu/deerresistance/

EC 1440 Deer resistant plants publication

http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog/pdf/ec/ec1440.pdf

Gopher Controls

http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7433.html

Mole Control

http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn74115.html

http://www.themoleman.com/control.htm

*Excellent Information on controlling all kinds of wildlife

http://icwdm.org/handbook/index.asp

Trees

Tree ID

http://www.arborday.org/trees/treeid.cfm

http://www.fw.vt.edu/dendro/forsite/key/intro.htm

http://pick4.pick.uga.edu/mp/20q?guide=Trees

Conifer Tree ID

http://oregonstate.edu/trees/

Dichotomous key to shrubs

http://www.bio.brandeis.edu/fieldbio/Shrubs/Pages/IShome.html

   

An Online Catalog of Western Forest Insects and Diseases

http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/nr/fid/wid.shtml

Abiotic Disorders of Trees

http://www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/howtos/ht_non/non_all.htm

Plants and trees resistant or susceptible to Verticillium wilt

http://depts.washington.edu/hortlib/resources/ucdavis_verticillium.pdf

Pruning

http://www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/howtos/ht_prune/prun001.htm

Great interactive pruning tool

http://arborday.org/trees/pruning/

Tree pruning and landscape advice

http://www.mdvaden.com/

 

Houseplant Care

http://cru.cahe.wsu.edu/CEPublications/eb1354/eb1354.html

 

Soil

Soil Information

Soil nutrient sources and affects on plants

http://www.ghorganics.com/page32.html

Soil Survey

http://websoilsurvey.nrcs.usda.gov/app/

Soil pH

Formulas for pH modification

http://www.thegardenhelper.com/acidsoil.html

Managing soil acidy

http://forages.tamu.edu/PDF/scs2001-05.pdf

PH levels for vegetables, flowers & herbs

http://www.gardenersnet.com/atoz/ph.htm

http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/1000/1602.html

Soil Information for Master Gardeners

http://www.puyallup.wsu.edu/soilmgmt/Gardening.htm

 

Turf Grass Identification

Interactive turf grass Identification

http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/TOOLS/TURF/TURFSPECIES/index.html

http://www.agry.purdue.edu/turf/tool/index.html

Turf grass disease diagnosis

http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/plantpath/extension/fact_sheets/Turfgrass_-_Diagnosing_Turfgrass_Diseases.htm

Growing a Healthy Lawn West of the Cascades

http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog/html/ec/ec1521/

Lawn Establishment and Renovation- Tom Cook OSU

http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog/pdf/ec/ec1550.pdf

 

Weed ID

UC Davis Weed ID

http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/weeds_common.html

http://www.weedscience.org/photos/Photodisplayall.asp

http://web.aces.uiuc.edu/weedid/

Oregon Noxious Weed list

http://oregon.gov/ODA/PLANT/WEEDS/

 

Organic

Oregon Tilth

http://tilth.org/

OMRI

http://www.omri.org/

Organic Potting Mixes for Certified Organic Production

http://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/potmix.html#ref2   or printer friendly:

Northwest Coalition for alternatives to pesticides

http://www.pesticide.org/

 

Mushroom ID help

Mushroom ID

http://www.mushroomexpert.com/

 

Miscellaneous Information

Pesticide safety household products and pesticides

Pantry Moths

http://householdproducts.nlm.nih.gov/

West Nile Virus

CDC U.S. Government

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/westnile/publications.htm

*Jackson County Vector Control

http://www.jacksoncountyvectorcontrol.org/

*Find the lowest gas prices in Oregon

http://www.gasbuddy.com/Gas_Prices/Oregon/Jackson/index.aspx

Oregon Nurseries...Locations

http://www.gardenguides.com/resources/nurseries/nurseries-state.asp?state=OR

Growing Your Own in Oregon

http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog/html/grow/grow/index.html

 

 

University Extension Publications and Sources

Oregon State University on-line publications

http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog/

http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/

http://ohioline.osu.edu/lines/hygs.html

http://www.wvu.edu/~agexten/hortcult/

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/consumer/hortinternet/

http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/extension/publications.html

http://www.michellesgarden.com/reference.shtml

http://hgic.clemson.edu/pests.htm

 

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