This book describes the most common weeds, insect pests, plant diseases and wildlife found in and around homes in Minnesota. It also provides a brief overview of pesticides and using them safely. The book is divided into four sections. Section 1 describes outdoor pests (weeds, insects, plant diseases, and wildlife) and management techniques associated with these pests. Section 2 describes indoor pests (insects and wildlife) and how to manage them. Section 3 defines what pesticides are and how to use them safely. Section 4 is a resource section that provides additional references for insects, pesticides, plant diseases, weeds, and wildlife including web sites, books and CD’s that can be ordered.
Download Managing Pests in Landscapes & Homes (PDF: 3.93 MB / 142 pages)
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