UNIVERSITY PARK, PA, January 26, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- The PA IPM News Winter 2013 edition is now available as a downloadable PDF file from Web site at http://extension.psu.edu/ipm/news/newsletters/winter/winter-2013-newsletter/view
In This Issue:
• Another Invasive Pest
Discovered in PA - Penn State researchers recently discovered the African Fig Fly in Pennsylvania for the first time, giving fruit growers across the state another invasive pest to be on the look out for.
• Uninvited Guests - Squirrels
• Natural Fungus Bed Bug Control - A team of Penn State entomologists recently discovered biopesticides -- naturally occurring
microorganisms -- might provide an answer to the bed bug problem.
• Penn State Ag Sciences Students Awarded International Fellowships - Two Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences students
have been awarded fellowships from the U.S. Borlaug Global Food Security Program.
• American Academy of Pediatrics Supports IPM - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a landmark policy statement, Pesticide Exposure in Children, and an accompanying technical report on the effects of pesticide exposure in children.
• CDC Issues Health Advisory about Misuse of Pesticides for Bed Bugs - The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are alerting the public to an emerging national concern regarding misuse
of pesticides to treat infestations of bed bugs and other insects indoors.
• New Publication Offers Advice on Managing Wood-destroying Pests - A new publication offered by the Pesticide Education Program in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences provides recommendations for preventing and controlling infestations of wood destroying insects.
• The IPM Practioner's 2012 Directory of Least-Toxic Products - The IPM Practitioner's 2012 Directory of Least-Toxic Pest Control Products contains more than 2,000 products produced by more than 600 suppliers.
• Useful Web Sites
• Upcoming Events
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