Texas Bug Book: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly by Howard GarrettTexas Bug Book: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly by Howard Garrett

Texas Bug Book: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

byHoward Garrett, C. Malcolm BeckIllustratorGwen E. Gage

Paperback | September 1, 2005

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Texas Bug Book is your complete guide for identifying and organically controlling all of the most common Texas insects. Drawing on years of practical experience and research, organic gardening experts Howard Garrett and Malcolm Beck give detailed instructions on how to identify, understand the life cycle of, and control or protect Texas insects, mites, snails, slugs, nematodes, and other critters. They also include striking color photos and black-and-white drawings to help you identify each bug. Garrett and Beck highlight the many useful roles that bugs play in nature and offer proven organic remedies for infestations of pest insects.

HOWARD GARRETT is a landscape architect, certified arborist, horticulturist, and organic practitioner in Dallas. He promotes his organic gardening program, The Natural Way, through his WBAP-820 AM radio show, weekly column in the Dallas Morning News, monthly Dirt magazine, natural organic Web site www.dirtdoctor.com, and regional and ...
Title:Texas Bug Book: The Good, the Bad, and the UglyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:214 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.5 inPublished:September 1, 2005Publisher:University Of Texas PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0292709374

ISBN - 13:9780292709379

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • How to Use This Book
  • Insect Pest Management
  • Insectivorous Animals and Other Beneficials
  • The Bugs
  • Appendixes
    • A. Beneficial Insects
    • B. Pest Control Products
    • C. Growing Organic Roses, Pecan Trees, and Fruit Trees
    • D. Basic Organic Program
    • E. Texas Organic Research Center, Inc. (TORC): Acceptable and Unacceptable Products
  • Bibliography
  • Index