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Integrated Pest Management Protocols for Turf on School Properties and Sports Fields Integrated Pest Management Protocols for Turf on School Properties and Sports Fields

Drawn on the field experience of turf management professionals and based on science, these protocols specify the essential components of an IPM system. This manual can be used to create, implement, evaluate, and document an IPM program for sports turf and turf on school grounds. By outlining the basis for an IPM system, these protocols attempt to increase pest management efficiency and to reduce the reliance on pesticides while protecting the environment. This manual is an indispensable tool for schools that must comply with the Massachusetts Children and Families Protection Act or similar legislation in other states.

101 pages, spiral bound. Price:$20 (10 or more copies are $15 per copy)

Bookstore inventory code: TF-PROSCH

To order, please call the UMass Extension Bookstore at (413) 545-5537, Monday-Wednesday 9:00 AM-12:00 PM & Thursday 9:00 AM-3:00 PM.

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Protocols for an IPM System on Golf Courses Protocols for an IPM System on Golf Courses

This publication presents a set of standards that can be used to develop an environmentally feasible and economically viable integrated pest management system on any golf course. Designed in a workbook format, Protocols includes pest monitoring guides, action threshold guidelines, and recording forms for daily monitoring and plant materials applications. The book is the result of a three-year cooperative effort between the UMass Extension Turf Program and the Golf Course Superintendents Association of New England.

72 pages, spiral bound. Price: $20.00

Bookstore inventory code: TF-PROT

To order, please call the UMass Extension Bookstore at (413) 545-5537, Monday-Wednesday 9:00 AM-12:00 PM & Thursday 9:00 AM-3:00 PM.