IPM stands for Integrated Pest Management. It is a system for managing pest problems using a range of safe, least-toxic methods. IPM is integrated because it uses biological, organic, cultural, mechanical and chemical options for managing pest problems. For more information on the basics of IPM strategies, visit Cornell University's IPM in a Nutshell page
Plant, insect and disease identification and diagnostic services are offered through Cornell University for identification, at a charge of $25/sample. For more information on how to submit a sample, visit: The Cornell University Diagnostic Laboratory.
IPM for Homes - Cornell brochure with IPM strategies for managing insect pests in the home and garden
New York State Integrated Pest Management - IPM publications, tools and resources for vegetables, fruits, ornamentals, lawns and field crops. Fact sheets also address IPM concerns for Buildings & Schools (including extensive fact sheets on bedbugs); Nursery, Greenhouse & Christmas Trees; and Landscapes, Parks & Golf Courses.
Prevention and early identification are crucial to minimizing damage from disease in your garden and landscape. Check out these resources that can help you stay ahead of disease in your garden.
Last updated November 6, 2019