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Sooty Mold Links

Want to find out more information about Sooty Mold and the insects that can cause it?  Check out these Web sites.

Kenneth J. Kessler, Principal Plant Pathologist. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station,How to Recognize Sooty Mold, 1992.

F.F. Laemmlen, University of California, Cooperative Extenion, Santa Barbara Co.,Pest Notes: Sooty Mold, UC ANR Publication 74108, 2003.

Mary Ann Hansen and Eric Day, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Plant Disease Fact Sheet,Sooty Mold of Conifers and Hardwoods, Publication No. 450-618W, 2000.

Jose M. Amador, Extension Plant Pathologist, Texas A& M University System, Texas Agricultural Extension Service,Diseases Affecting Localized Parts of Trees.

Texas Nursery and Landscape Association, Texas A & M University System, College Station, Texas, Texas Agricultural Extension Service, Departments of Entomology and Horticultural Sciences, Pest Profiles: Aphids.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Whitefly Knowledgebase (Developed at the University of Florida in cooperation with scientists at Texas A&M University, the University of California, and Cotton Incorporated), 1995.

D. E. Short and J. L. Castner, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Extension, Ornamental Insect Sheet 2, Document SP125, 1992.

M.A. Hoy, A. Hamon, and R. Nguyen, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Extension, Pink Hibiscus Mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green), Document EENY-029, 2002.

S. H. Futch, C. W. McCoy, and C. C. Childers, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Extension, A Guide to Scale Insect Identification, Document HS-817, 2001.

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Florida State College of Athropods, Division of Plant Industry (FSCA-DPI)

F. H. Howard, R. Pemberton, A. Hamon, G. S. Hodges, B. Steinberg, C.M. Mannion, D. McLean, and J. Wofford, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), Extension, Lobate Lac Scale, Paratachardina lobata lobata (Chamberlin)(Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Coccoidea: Kerriidae, Document EENY-276, 2002.

L. Williams, Department of Horticulture, Okaloosa County Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, Sooty Mold: Control Sooty Mold on Plants by Stopping it Before it Starts, 2002.

S.C.E.P.M.A.B., S.C.C.E.S. AND S.C.M.C.D., University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Extension, What’s Bugging Me?- A Guide for Environmental Landscape Pest Control by Homeowners, Document ENY292, 1997.

Karen L. Snover, Director, Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic at Cornell University, Sooty Mold.

Stephen Nameth, Jim Chatfield, and David Sheltar, Ohio State University, Ohio State University, Extension Fact Sheet, Plant Pathology, Sooty Mold on Trees and Shrubs Fact Sheet, Document HYG-3046-96, 1996.

Ken Pernezny and R.B. Marlatt, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Extension, Some Common Diseases of Tahiti Lime in Florida, Document PP24, 1993.

Scott C. Nelson, Ph.D. Associate Specialist in Plant Pathology, University of Hawai’I at Manoa, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, The Noni Website, Pest and Diseases, Noni Sooty Mold. 2005

Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, Israel Department of Entomology, The United States Department of Agriculture, Systematic Entomology Laboratory, Agriculture & Agri Food Canada, Eastern Cereal & Oilseed Research Centre, and the United States-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund, Scale Net (This is a site about scale insects), 2005

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Sooty Mold website, 2005

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences/ Department of Entomology and Nematology and the Florida Department of Agriculture / Division of Plant Industry, Featured Creatures.

University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Science Extension, TAME Melaluca Project.

Robert W. Pemberton, Potential for Biological Control of the Lobate Lac Scale, Paratachardina Lobata Lobata (Hemiptera: Kerriidae), Florida Entomologist 86(3), pp 353 – 360, September 2003 .

United States Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Research Service’s Invasive Plant Research Laboratory website.

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