IPM Resources for Christmas Trees

IPM concepts, information, Education, Events
http://www.wrpmc.ucdavis.edu/
http://ipm.ncsu.edu/resources/christmastrees.html
IPM information Education, Events
http://www.forestpathology.org/index.html
http://www.oregon.gov/ODA/PEST/ipm.shtml
http://www.ipm.msu.edu/christmastree.htm
http://ipm.msu.edu/publication.htm (Michigan)

Oregon OSU Integrated Plant Protection center
http://www.ipmnet.org/Temporary_links-archive.htm

IPM safety education Program OR
http://www.ipmnet.org/Tim/PSEP_home.htm
http://www.ipmnet.org/IPPC_Programs.htm
http://ipmnet.org/

CLIMATE
http://www.prism.oregonstate.edu/

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
http://www.epa.gov/opp00001/factsheets/ipm.htm (IPM principles)
http://cfpub.epa.gov/pesticides/recentadditions.cfm (Pesticides)
http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/food/ipm.htm
http://www.epa.gov/pesp/

IPM Weather Data, Degree-Days, and Plant Disease Risk Models for agricultural and pest management decision making in the US
http://uspest.org/wea/
http://uspest.org/wea/weaexp.html#CALCS
http://uspest.org/wea/making_bookmarks1.html
http://uspest.org/risk/models?sta=HOXO&wp=temp&wp=leafwet&mdl=p_scab&mdl=p_mild&mdl=boti&ddmdl=clm&ddmdl=ob2
http://ipm.msu.edu/landscapeipm/gddarticle.htm (Michigan SU)
DEGREE DAY CALCULATOR
http://ipm.illinois.edu/degreedays/index.html
http://ipm.illinois.edu/degreedays/definitions.html
http://woodypests.cas.psu.edu/FactSheets/IPMFactSheets/GDD.html
http://uspest.org/NW/ddmaps.html
http://uspest.org/wea/weaexp.html

Technology for scouting
http://www.cropiq.com/customer-solutions/integrated-pest-management.aspx

Weed Identification in Christmas Trees
http://ir.library.oregonstate.edu/xmlui/bitstream/handle/1957/20490/pnw625.pdf (Weed and vegetation management in Christmas trees - Oregon State University Extension publication, March 2011, 19 pages)
http://ipm.msu.edu/christmastree.htm (Weed identification in Christmas tree - MI)
http://ipm.msu.edu/ctree/contents.htm (Michigan State University)

DISEASES and INSECTS
http://ipmworld.umn.edu/chapters/mccull.htm
http://ento.psu.edu/extension/christmas-trees/disease-information/educational-materials
http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/nr/fid/wid.shtml
http://www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/howtos/ht_bfir/ht_bfir.htm
http://ppathw3.cals.cornell.edu/Trees/TreePests.html 
http://ipm.ncsu.edu/wildlife/christmas_trees_wildlife.html
http://ento.psu.edu/extension/christmas-trees/insect-fact-sheets
http://ento.psu.edu/extension/christmas-trees
http://www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/misc/xmastree/
http://ento.psu.edu/extension/christmas-trees/disease-information/disease-fact-sheets-penn-state

IPM Pest and Plant Disease Models and Forecasting
http://ippc2.orst.edu/wea/ddmodeldocs.html
http://uspest.org/wea/

Photo Collection
http://www.ipmnet.org/kgphoto/
http://www.forestryimages.org/diseases.cfm

Publications

  1. Chastagner, G.A., R.S. Byther, A. Antomelli, J. DeAngelis, C. Landgren (eds). 1997. Christmas tree diseases, insects and disorders in the pacific northwest: Identification and management. Washington State University Cooperative Extension, Pullman, WA 156pp.
  1. Compendium of Conifer Diseases. #41833 ($49.00 plus $5.00 per order plus $1.00 per item for shipping. Call for bulk discounts) 1997. 128p., 170 color photographs, 13 black and white illus. Editors: Hansen and Lewis.
  1. Scouting Fraser Fir Christmas Trees AG-573 ($4.50) Jill R. Sidebottom, Jeff Owen, and Doug Hundley. Color pictures - Grower oriented. A lot of documents are available on the web: http://www.cfr.ncsu.edu/ (Extension/Extension Forestry/Publications) Contact Ann Napier at the N. C. State University Forestry Department for more info., Phone: 828-684-3562.
  1. DeFrancesco J. and K. Murray. 2011. Pest Management Strategic Plan for Christmas Trees in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Integrated Plant Protection Center - Oregon State University. Corvallis, OR 97331 (pdf).
  1. CANADIAN PUBLICATIONS:  A Field Guide to Forest Insects and Diseases of the Prairie Provinces. #ISBN-0660-15-9481 (29.95-U.S. + $4.00 S+H) 1995. 297p., Y. Hiratsuka, D.W. Langor and P.E. Crane. UBC Press.

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Luisa Santamaria
Nursery Crops Extension Plant Pathologist
NWREC OSU
luisa.santamaria@oregonstate.edu
503-678-1264 Ext 112