Links

Texas Department of Agriculture | Pest and Disease Alerts

Agrilife Entomology | Personnel | Training Opportunities | IPM | Publications | Field Guide

University of California | IPM Online

Utah State University | Utah Pests, Integrated Pest Management

Nursery & Greenhouse Crop Production

Southeastern US Pest Control Guide for Nursery Crops and Landscape Plantings

Southeastern U.S. Vegetable Crop Handbook

Crapemyrtle Bark Scale Research Project Website

AgriLife Extension

Mike Merchant | Insects in the City

Horticultural IPM | hortIPM

Insect Identification

Texas High Plains Insects

BugGuide

Insect Identification | Texas Insects and Bugs

Texas Invasives | Texas Invasives.org

 

Insect Photography

Colin Hutton | Colin Hutton Photography

Gilles Martin | Gilles San Martin’s Photography

Michael Hrabar | Michael Hrabar

Sean McCann | ibycter

 

Biological Control

Vendors of Beneficial Organisms in North America | University of Kentucky

 

Software Tools

 

Free Software

Mendeley | Mendeley is for organizing research papers, PDFs and generating organized references tables.  Allows for creation of an online profile, so you can take your paper titles/information with you on any device or computer away from the office. Allows for free syncing of paper titles across devices.

Open Office | Alternative solution to the Microsoft Office suite.  Open-source.

idTracker| Published method (Nature Methods) for tracking movement of multiple living organisms with high accuracy.

ImageJ | Image processing and analysis.  Great for collecting data from images, such as lengths, areas and quantities.

Audacity | Free audio recording and editing software.

Blender | Open-source 3D animation and modeling software.  Disclaimer: steep learning curve.

[R] | Open-source statistical analysis software.  Incredible versatility, but steep learning curve (command-line programming).

[R] Studio | Interactive Development Environment (IDE) for [R]. Also provides ability to produce output in PDF, HTML, or Word formats (R Markdown).

MAMP | Run a locally hosted server with PHP and MySQL databases.  Great for web development.

Manager | Free accounting software for creating quotes, invoices, accounts payable/receivable, and other features handy for personal finances.

LaTex | “A document preparation system”

FieldBook (for Android) | Open-source software for collection of data in the field

Other

IRAC | Insecticide Resistance Action Committee