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The UC Guide to Solving Garden and Landscape Problems: An Interactive CD-ROM

Publication 3400 - Macintosh and Windows - $32.00

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This CD-ROM, published in March 2000, is a comprehensive garden problem solver that draws on the experience and knowledge of research and extension staff from the University of California, along with cooperators from Washington State and Oregon State universities.

This software covers 40 fruit and vegetable crops and 80 ornamental plants, each with its own pest species list. It presents clear, usable management strategies for more than 600 common pests with 2800 separate information screens and 4800 color photographs.


Solutions to hundreds of garden problems!
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The UC Guide will help you to

  • manage pests with nonchemical methods
  • eliminate the unnecessary use of pesticides
  • select the safest control materials
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  • identify pests and disorders on more than 100 plants
  • recognize beneficial insects
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"Enhanced graphics make identification of problems very simple. A valuable tool for solving problems."
--Bruce Asakawa, landscape architect/radio show host

"Gives you the safest and least intrusive methods of control."
--Lance Walheim, garden writer


Indispensable Guide

This CD is a great source of information for solving garden and landscape problems including

  • insects, mites, snails, and slugs
  • nematodes
  • diseases
  • environmental disorders
  • weeds
  • vertebrate pests

Also included is information about

  • plant health
  • pesticides and pesticide safety
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  • Use diagnostic aids to identify symptoms and find solutions!

Companion Volumes

These books can be ordered from the UC ANR Communication Services catalog.


How to Order

The UC Guide to Solving Garden and Landscape Problems: An Interactive CD-ROM
Publication 3400 - Published March 2000
Price $32.00 - Macintosh and Windows on 1 CD - ISBN 1-879906-47-3

This CD is available from UC ANR Communication Services catalog.

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