Reference Guides

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by 4DL, Jul 10, 2003.

  1. 4DL

    4DL LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    Would appreciate any recommendations on Reference Guides for lawn and ornamental pests. Have in mind something that can keep in truck and use when Iam on the property trying to determine what pests are present, or something to show clients when they are trying to explain a problem they are having....(the more pictures the better!)---Thanks
  2. Rtom45

    Rtom45 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 456

    3 really good ones, very complete:
    Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada
    Diseases of Trees and Shrubs
    Insects that Feed on Trees and Shrubs

    Let me know if you want any more details on these
  3. lordohturf

    lordohturf LawnSite Member
    from SW OH
    Messages: 173

    The chemical companies often distribute easy to use and read
    guides for description and care of diseases, weeds, insects, etc.

    Syngenta: has a nice little booklet on turf diseases
    Basf: nice weed ID booklet
    Dow: used to have a nice one for insect, weeds

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