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7404. Wakeland, C. and C.W. Hungerford. 1928. Idaho recommendation chart for plant disease and insect control.. ID Agr. Expt. Sta. Bull. #159.
Revised in 1934. Lists control methods available.

154. Alberta Agriculture, Crop Protection Branch. 1989. Guide to crop protection in Alberta. 1988. Part II - Non-chemical control of weeds, insects, diseases for maximum economic yield.. Print Media Branch, Alberta Agriculture, 7000 - 113 St.,.
Alberta Agriculture's non-chemical guide to crop protection contains 28 pages of general advice on how to control weeds, insects, and disease in crops without chemical pesticides. This includes crop rotation, sanitation, crop competition, physical control, biocontrol, and field scouting. The rest of the book looks at specific pests and considers their life cycles, emergence, reproduction, management strategies, and control. Where available, tables of economic thresholds are included. This is an excellent reference for assessing potential alternatives to chemical pesticides for a large number of pests.

1962. Fenwick, H.S., R.L. Forster, and H.W. Homan. 1979. Seed treatment of cereals for diseases and insect control.. ID Agr. Expt. Sta. CIS #484.
Discusses wheat, barley, and also oats; cereal smuts, seedling blight; insects; lists chemical controls.

3200. Strand, L.L (ed.). 1990. Integrated pest management for small grains.. Univ. Calif. ANR Publ. 3333, Oakland, CA. 126 pp..
This publication is part of a series on major crops in California. It is a well-written volume with a wealth of information. There are many figures and pictures included to help in diagnosing pest problems. Cultural, biological, mechanical, and chemical controls are included.

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