Web Resources

15 Steps to Learning ArcView

15 Steps to Learning ArcView is a tutorial on the most widely used GIS software package. It is based on a workshop on IPM and GIS by leading GIS expert Larry Grossman, held at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda (2002). | Read more...

IPM resources overview

Extensive entomology index of online IPM information sharing services, provided by Iowa State. Link | Read more...

IPM e-learning

Overview of IPM e-learning possibilities, compiled by ICIPE. | Read more...

Biocontrol Network

The Biocontrol Network offers pest control alternatives for agriculture, horticulture, commercial and residential use. Its site includes preventative management resources including bio-intensive pest control, organic farm and garden products, educational materials and global community feedback. Link | Read more...

Bionet International, the Global Network for Taxonomy

Bionet International is a global network that helps developing countries become independent in taxonomy, i.e. self-reliant in the skills, infrastructure and technologies needed to discover, identify, name, classify and understand the relationships among all organisms. Link | Read more...

CAB International (CABI)

CAB International (CABI) is a non-profit organization that aims to help improve human welfare worldwide through the dissemination, application and generation of scientific knowledge in support of sustainable development, with an emphasis on agriculture, human health and natural resource management. Link | Read more...

CABI Bioscience - Biocontrol

CABI BioScience, an Institute of CAB International, comprises scientists with an international remit dedicated to tackling some of the world's most challenging problems in agricultural sustainability and biological diversity. Link | Read more...

CGIAR's Systemwide Program on Integrated Pest Management (sp-IPM)

The CGIAR's System-wide Program on IPM (sp-IPM) aims to enhance the effectiveness of international IPM research and training in order to alleviate poverty and improve food security. | Read more...

CIRAD's Crop Protection Programme

Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD) Crop Protection Programme focuses on integrated pest and disease management for tropical, subtropical and Mediterranean crops. | Read more...

Consortium for International Crop Protection (CICP)

The Consortium for International Crop Protection (CICP) is a non-profit organization formed in 1978 by a group of US universities to assist developing nations reduce food crop losses due to pests, while also safeguarding the environment. Link | Read more...

FAO’s Plant Protection Service

The FAO's Plant Protection Service addresses international aspects of plant protection and cooperates with regional and national organizations and programmes. The service addresses plant quarantine in the Secretariat to the International Plant... | Read more...

Information Network on Post-harvest Operations (INPhO)

The FAO's Information Network on Post-harvest Operations (INPhO) was created in 1998 to assist developing countries to improve food security by reducing post-harvest losses and providing information on pest control. Link | Read more...

Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP)

The Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP) is working to conserve biodiversity and sustain human livelihoods by minimizing the spread and impact of invasive alien species. Its services are intended to benefit developing countries and institutions that support sustainable development. | Read more...

International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE)

The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) focuses on pest management in Africa, where pests cost millions of lives (human and animal) each year and crop losses of up to 30%. ICIPE provides information and control strategies... | Read more...

International Organization for Biological Control (IOBC)

The International Organization for Biological Control (IOBC) promotes environmentally safe methods of pest and disease control in plant protection. The IOBC collects, evaluates and disseminates information about biological control, and promotes... | Read more...

International Institute of Biological Control (IIBC)

The International Institute of Biological Control (IIBC) provides a global service in research, training and information on biological control tm the use of living organisms as pest control agents. The IIBC operates over 70 programmes with or on... | Read more...

International Institute of Biological Control (IIBC)

The International Institute of Biological Control (IIBC) provides a global service in research, training and information on biological control tm the use of living organisms as pest control agents. The IIBC operates over 70 programmes with or on... | Read more...

International Society for Plant Pathology (ISPP)

The International Society for Plant Pathology (ISPP) disseminates information about plant diseases and plant health management. The site contains a list of the names of plant pathogenic bacteria discovered since 1864 (with bibliographic references),... Link | Read more...

Africa: Africa IPM Link

Africa IPM Link seeks to foster the development of a network of IPM practitioners in sub-Saharan Africa by facilitating access to the latest electronic communication and information exchange tools. It hosts AFRIK-IPM, an electronic forum for networking... | Read more...

Africa: AGRHYMET

The AGRHYMET Centre uses remote sensing data and maps to address natural resource management and food security issues, and in particular pest outbreaks, for the nine West Africa member states of the Permanent Interstate Committee to Combat Drought in the Sahel (CILSS). | Read more...

Africa: SAFRINET

SAFRINET is the regional southern and central Africa extension of BioNET International, a network of taxonomic institutions aiming to improve biodiversity and pest management communications. They are concerned with the acquisition of key reference... Link | Read more...

Database of IPM Resources (DIR)

The Database of IPM Resources (DIR) includes directories of IPM information resources on the web, covering a wide array of crops, pests, control tactics, regions, organizations, etc., in a user-friendly format. | Read more...

Caribbean: Caribbean Animal and Plant Health Information Network (CARAPHIN)

The Caribbean Animal and Plant Health Information Network (CARAPHIN) of the Caribbean Regional Center of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) disseminates technical information on agricultural and environmental health,... | Read more...

Caribbean: Caribbean Integrated Pest Management Network (CIPMNET)

The Caribbean Integrated Pest Management Network (CIPMNET) of PROCICARIBE, the Caribbean Agricultural Science and Technology Networking System, promotes collaboration among member states with linkages to international organizations in delivering more effective IPM in the region. | Read more...

Pacific: PestNet

PestNet is an email network that helps people in the Pacific and South East Asia obtain rapid advice and information on plant protection, including the identification and management of plant pests. It links members throughout the region with plant protection specialists worldwide. | Read more...

Pacific: SPC Plant Protection Service

The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) Plant Protection Service collaborates with countries and territories in the Pacific region to reduce the impact of pests, diseases and weeds in agriculture, forestry and the environment, and offers... | Read more...

Caribbean: Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands

The Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands is concerned with the control and eradication of invasive species on the island group. Link | Read more...

CIPM's Pest Management Expertise Database

The Pest Management Expertise Database is maintained by the Center for Integrated Pest Management (CIPM). Individuals seeking accurate, up-to-date information can contact pest management experts representing research and extension personnel, land... | Read more...

Ecological Database of the World’s Insect Pathogens (EDWIP)

The Ecological Database of the World's Insect Pathogens (EDWIP) offers information on fungi, viruses, protozoa and bacteria that are infectious in insects, mites and related arthropods. The EDWIP also provides data on the associations between pests... | Read more...

PEST CABWeb

PEST CABWeb, developed by CABI, offers a unique combination of scientific expertise and authoritative IPM resources, covering entomology, nematology, weed science, biological control, plant pathology and many other aspects of pest management. Link | Read more...

Crop Protection Compendium 2002

The Crop Protection Compendium 2002, compiled by CABI, is an interactive database on plant protection available online by subscription and on CD-ROM. It provides up-to-date information on crops, pests, diseases and weeds and their natural enemies,... | Read more...

ISSG's Global Invasive Species Database

The Global Invasive Species Database, developed by the IUCN/SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG), provides information on invasive alien species that threaten biodiversity for agencies, resource managers, decision makers and interested individuals. Link | Read more...

Ecocrop

The FAO's EcoCrop (Plant Production and Protection Information System, PPPIS) maintains, analyzes, interprets and disseminates plant and pest information. Species profiles include features such as identity, status, description, environment, crop and... | Read more...

Ecoport

EcoPort, formerly the FAO's Global Plant and Pest Information System, is an authorative resource on global pest information. The site includes pest-related news stories, contacts, picture databanks, slideshows, and taxonomic keys. Link | Read more...

Integrated Pest Management Resource Centre (IPMRC)

The Integrated Pest Management Resource Centre (IPMRC) is one of the most comprehensive IPM sites, offering news, discussion forum, a library, access to expert resources on biopesticides, ecotoxicology and microbials, and extensive links. | Read more...

Global Crop Pest Identification and Information Services (IPM/CIIFAD)

The Global Crop Pest Identification and Information Services in IPM is a prototype multilingual database managed by the Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development (CIIFAD) that aims to improve crop pest diagnosis and IPM... Link | Read more...

Virus Identification Data Exchange (VIDE)

The Virus Identification Data Exchange (VIDE) database, maintained by the University of Idaho, allows users to search for plant viruses and to obtain detailed descriptions and lists of susceptible host species. Link | Read more...

BioLink

BioLink is a database designed to assist those working with specimen-based information. It is primarily intended for use by taxonomists, ecologists, collection managers and biogeographers. It is suitable for use by individual researchers or teams of global collaborators. | Read more...

Manager of Taxonomic Information and Specimens (Mantis)

Manager of Taxonomic Information and Specimens (Mantis) is a biological database manager that can store taxonomic and specimen data. Mantis is a free, stand-alone application, available for both Windows and Macintosh OS. | Read more...

ICM Focus

ICM focus is a resource developed by CABI Publishing offering reports and articles on current developments in integrated crop and pest management. In addition to access to hundreds of thousands of records from the CAB Abstracts database, the site... Link | Read more...

Compendium of IPM Definitions (CID)

The Compendium of IPM Definitions (CID) is a collection of definitions and their citations in the literature, published by the Consortium for International Crop Protection (CICP) and the Integrated Plant Protection Center (IPPC, Oregon State University). | Read more...

Compendium of Pesticide Common Names

The Compendium of Pesticide Common Names is perhaps the only list of the names of all chemical pesticides assigned by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), as well as those approved by national bodies for pesticides that do not have ISO names. | Read more...

Africa: Africa Remote Sensing Data Bank (ICIPE)

The Africa Remote Sensing Data Bank, maintained by the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), provides free access to environmental data from ground observations and from remote sensing sources to support pest management efforts. | Read more...

Caribbean: CARINET

CARINET is the taxonomic capacity building network of the Caribbean for those involved in the biosystematics of arthropods, nematodes, microorganisms, non-vascular and vascular plants. Users can search the CARINET databases for species (entities),... Link | Read more...

Pacific: Catalog of the Diptera of the Australasian and Oceanian Regions

The Catalog of the Diptera of the Australasian and Oceanian Regions is an online catalog of more than 16,000 species of flies occurring in Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, and the Pacific. | Read more...

IPMNet News

IPMNet News is an authoritative monthly newsletter published by the Consortium for International Crop Protection (CICP), in both pdf and html formats. | Read more...

Biocontrol News and Information

Biocontrol News and Information is a quarterly newsletter published by CABI covering biological control, including IPM project information, training news, announcements and conference reports. Link | Read more...

Resistant Pest Management Newsletter

The Resistant Pest Management Newsletter of the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology of the Mississippi State University provides information on developments in the specialized field of pesticide resistance. | Read more...

Africa: Africa IPM Forum

The Africa IPM Forum, set up by the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) in Kenya, is a popular channel for online IPM information sharing and discussion. L'Africa IPM Forum, créé par le Centre international sur la... | Read more...

Caribbean: Caribbean Animal and Plant Health Information Network (CARAPHIN) newsletter

The Caribbean Animal and Plant Health Information Network (CARAPHIN) Newsletter disseminates technical information on matters related to agricultural and environmental health, particularly information that is generated in and for the Caribbean region. | Read more...

Pacific: Pestnet discussion groups

PestNet is an online forum for discussing issues and sharing information on plant protection and quarantine in the Pacific. Membership of Pacific PestNet is free and open to people both in and outside the Pacific who belong to government research and... Link | Read more...

FAO’s Emergency Prevention System (EMPRES)

FAO's Emergency Prevention System (EMPRES) for Transboundary Animal and Plant Pests and Diseases helps to minimize the risk of pest crises by offering online pest forecasts and warnings as well as assessing outbreaks and coordinating crisis management. Link | Read more...

FAO's GeoWeb

GeoWeb is a web-based application that allows you to see satellite-based data and imagery used by FAO's Global Information and Early Warning System (GIEWS) analysts. Users can put together customized maps to assess the crop and food supply situation in their part of the world. Link | Read more...

Africa: ICIPE's African Remote Sensing Data Bank - Africa Digital Map Page

The African Remote Sensing Data Bank was set up by the ICIPE Insect Informatics Unit to capture and archive climatic and environmental data relevant to the activities of ICIPE, its partners and collaborators. | Read more...

ICIPE's African Remore Sensing Databank - l'archive des données climatiques et environnementales

La banque de données African Remote Sensing Data Bank a été créée par l'Unité Entomologie & Informatique de l'ICIPE. L'objectif de cette banque de données est de rassembler et d'archiver des données climatiques et environnementales pr... | Read more...

International Potato Center (CIP) - thematic maps

The International Potato Center (CIP), based in Peru, offers free downloads of thematic maps, GIS data and/or geo-referenced databases. All maps and databases are presented as graphics files (GIF) that can be copied and pasted into another application, and are searchable by continent and/or country. Link | Read more...

SPRING

SPRING is a state-of-the-art GIS and remote sensing image processing system developed by Brazil's National Institute for Space Research (INPE). SPRING is a free, user-friendly GIS with support for both vector/raster data types and functions for image... Link | Read more...

Africa: CIRAD's COTON-Doc

CIRAD has produced COTON Doc, an encyclopaedic CD-ROM software programme on cotton and cotton pests in French-speaking sub-saharian Africa. This resource presents integrated cotton crop protection information in a format that includes texts (more than 1,500 pages) and full screen colour photos. | Read more...

CIAT's Floramap - Land Use

FloraMap is a free software tool available on CD-ROM that links to various databases and draws detailed maps of the most likely distribution of plants and other organims in the wild. The product of more than 20 years of research at the Center for... Link | Read more...

BEET

BEET, developed by the Centre for Computer-based Learning in Land Use and Environmental Sciences (CLUES), uses sugar beet as a case study to enable students to gain experience of the issues and risks involved in executing a strategy for pesticide management in crop production. | Read more...

Diagnosis for Crop Problems

Diagnosis is a multimedia software package to support and educate farmers about the process of diagnosing crop problems. The user is presented with a problem scenario and must interrogate the programme to diagnose the situation. Link | Read more...

Centre for Biological Information Technology (CBIT)

The Centre for Biological Information Technology (CBIT), at the University of Queensland, Australia, develops innovative software products to inform, educate and train students, practitioners and others involved in agricultural and natural resource management, particularly pest management. | Read more...

COTON Doc

CIRAD has produced COTON Doc, an encyclopaedic CD-ROM software programme on cotton and cotton pests in French-speaking sub-saharian Africa. This resource presents integrated cotton crop protection information in a format that includes texts (more than 1,500 pages) and full screen colour photos. | Read more...

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