ipm-info.org is a collection of information on Integrated Pest and Crop Management, Farmer Field Schools, and Agriculture.
This is the home page with links directing you to different parts of the site.
Integrated Pest Management
“What is IPM?” gives a brief introduction and definitions of Integrated Pest Management.
“Components of IPM” gives details on the various crop management methods that are used in IPM.
“Natural enemies” gives information about a selection of parasitoids, predators and pathogens that are important for natural control of pests.
“Safe Food” is a list of questions and answers on food safety.
All the above pages are based on an older website: “ipmthailand.org”. This explains why most examples and images are from Thailand.
“Did you take your poison today?” is a document with questions and answers about pesticides that contaminate our food.
“AEC FFS process documentation (pdf)” gives an overview of the FFS training process in the Agricultural Extension Component (AEC), which was a Danida funded FFS program in Bangladesh (2006-2012). It introduces the reader to the FFS approach and it describes the history of curriculum development and technical content of the ICM FFS.
“Insect Pests of Cereals in Ethiopia” is an edited version of an FAO publication (1989).
“Insects, mites and diseases recorded on crops in Ghana” contains checklists of insects, mites and diseases recorded on crops in Ghana (1996).
“Community IPM documents” is a library of IPM related documents, which several years ago was started on the Community IPM website of The Field Alliance.
Farmer Field Schools
“Farmer Field Schools for IPM – Refresh your Memory” is based on a guide written for Farmer Field School (FFS) facilitators who graduated from a season-long Training of Trainers (TOT) course.
“Group dynamics exercises” is based on a guide produced for FFS facilitators who use these Group Dynamics Exercises during their sessions with farmers.
“World Crops Database” is a website with information on a large number of agricultural crops.