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

Pest Management Strategic Plan for Container and Field-Produced Nursery Crops (2015)

Pest Management Strategic Plan for Greenhouse Ornamentals (2008)

AgriLife Extension

Mike Merchant | Insects in the City

Horticultural IPM | hortIPM

Insect Identification

Texas High Plains Insects


Insect Identification | Texas Insects and Bugs

Texas Invasives | Texas


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


IRAC | Insecticide Resistance Action Committee