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Printed Publications

Pest Identification Guide for Weeds, Insects and Diseases of Woody Ornamentals


  • Randall G. Prostak, UMass Extension Weed Specialist
  • Daniel H. Gillman, UMass Extension Plant Pathologist
  • Robert D. Childs, UMass Extension Entomologist

Good identification of your pest problem is the first, key step to successful management! This photo guide has over 80 pages of clear color photographs for the most frequently encountered weed, insect, disease and non-pathogenic disorders of ornamental trees and shrubs in the Northeast.

Price: $18

To order, please visit the UMASS Extension Bookstore website at, or call (413) 545-5537, Monday/Wednesday 9:00 AM-2:00 PM or Thursday 11:30 AM-2:00 PM.

Planting and Maintaining Sustainable Landscapes: A Guide for Public Officials and the Green Industry

An updated and reprinted collection of fact sheets, including Trees and Shrubs for Low Maintenance Landscapes; Recommendations for Planting and Maintaining Trees and Shrubs; Integrated Pest Management and Plant Health Care; Streetscape Design and Planting; Selecting Turfgrasses for Low Maintenance Sites; Turf Pesticides and the Environment; Children's Protection Act and School IPM Plans; and Guidelines for Planting within the 100 Foot Wetland Buffer.

Price: $15


To order, please visit the UMASS Extension bookstore website at, or call (413)-545-5537 Monday/Wednesday 9am - 2pm or Thursday 11:30am - 2pm.