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Integrated Pest Management
Courses and Workshops
Our courses are designed for University Extension field faculty, Extension Master Gardeners, agency professionals, and crop consultants on identification of insects - both beneficial and pesky bugs.
Participants create their own sample collections to use in their follow-up educational projects. These volunteers can identify pests of the Pacific Northwest and will help others do the same.
The training includes many hands-on aspects:
- Collecting, mounting, and identifying pests,
- Using a stereo microscope, and
- Using pest keys.
Training also includes pest management and creation of an educational display.
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Handout material can be used only for teaching purposes. A lot of the information presented was taken from previous published material.
- Collecting Insects and Related Arthropods
- Preserving Insects and Related Arthropods
- Storing and Displaying Insects
- Pinning and Labeling Insects
- Basic Insect Classification Chart
- Phylum Arthropod
- External Morphology
- Introduction to Insects and Basic Morphology
- Labels Template (.xls file)
- Pinning Insects
- Applying Your Insect ID Skills
- Insect Ecology
- Downy Brome in Winter Wheat by Judit Barroso
- Pesticide Use Decisions: Examining Risks and Alternatives, Part 1 by Paul Jepson and Michael Guzy
Disclaimer: All material presented on this website is for
educational purposes only.
- Silvia Rondon, OSU Extension
- Steve Van Vleet, WSU Extension
- Stuart Reitz, OSU Extension
- Pamela Hutchinson, U of I Extension
To purchase collecting supplies, visit BioQuip.
For registration information, please contact OSU Extension Service:
For more course information, please contact:
Silvia Rondon - (541) 567-8321