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References

Resources

Organizations and Services

Greenhouse Production: Publications and On-line Resources

  • UMass Extension Greenhouse Crops and Floriculture Program
    Greenhouse Crops Pest Message for Massachusetts
    New England Greenhouse Update
    The greenhouse message is compiled from information gathered by Extension educators in Massachusetts and Connecticut and enables growers of greenhouse crops to be in touch with local pest activity and other problems that occur in greenhouses 24 hours a day.  Contact: Tina Smith, tsmith@umext.umass.edu to be added to the email list.
  • New England Greenhouse Floriculture Guide; A Management Guide for Insects, Diseases, Weeds and Growth Regulators.  Available through: UMass Extension Bookstore, 101 University Drive, Suite A4, Amherst, MA  01002.  Phone: (413) 545-2717, on-line at: http://www.umassextensionbookstore.com or from the Northeast Greenhouse Conference: http://www.negreenhouse.org/index.html

Pest Identification
On-line Photo Library: Greenhouse Insects, Diseases, Mites, Weeds, Biological Control and Nutritional Disorders

New England Greenhouse Update Photo Library

Organic Information
The National Organic Program Guidelines
http://www.ams.usda.gov/nop/nop/nophome.html

Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) www.omri.org
The OMRI is a nonprofit organization that specializes in the review of pesticides and fertilizers for use in organic production, processing and handling. OMRI provides guidance on the suitability of material inputs under the USDA Organic Program standards

Commercial Greenhouse Water Testing Laboratories

Energy Resources and Publications

Grower Membership Associations