Whitney Cranshaw, David Leatherman, Bill Jacobi, Loretta Mannix, and many more Colorado
State University faculty and researchers
Your state university has just released the authoritative book on insects and diseases of trees and shrubs for this area. This 283 page book (paper cover) includes 550 color images to help you identify pests. If a pest is in the book, you don't have to wonder if it's a "coastal concern" not found in the Intermountain West. It's found here.
This book is a must for serious gardeners, teachers involved with insects and the environment, foresters, landscapers, professionals working in the green industries and others intent on understanding the natural world around them. It will become the reference guide in this area.
The ultimate guide to backyard bugs, $29.95
by Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension
This book is the most comprehensive and user-friendly guide to common insects and mites affecting yard and garden plants in North America. Contains descriptions of the vast majority of species associated with shade trees and shrubs, turfgrass, flowers and ornamental plants, vegetables and fruits...1,420 insects. Also covers up-to-date management tips, illustrates life stages of key garden insects and plant injuries. It is a 7 1/2 x 10, paper bound book with 672 pages and more than 1,400 color photos
The Other Bookstore takes phone orders toll-free at 1-877-692-9358.
To inquire about bulk order prices, e-mail "The Other Bookstore" at Colorado State University, firstname.lastname@example.org
Write c/o The Other Bookstore, 115 General Services Building, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO 80523-4061
For a full listing of available books and printed information, visit Cooperative Extension Resource Center
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Date last revised: 01/05/2010