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Invasive Species Resources

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University of Minnesota. Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center.

This ID book contains tips for identifying a number of aquatic invasive species (AIS) that are considered high-risk to Minnesota waters, as well as some common native lookalike species. The 3rd Edition of the guide was released in 2021and includes information for aquatic and wetland plants, invertebrates, and fish. The ID book can be accessed by downloading a printable version, or you can purchase it through the University of Minnesota Bookstore, or you will receive a copy if you become an AIS Detector.

Cornell University. Agriculture and Life Sciences.
This guide provides photographs and descriptions of biological control (or biocontrol) agents of insect, disease, and weed pests in North America. It is also a tutorial on the concept and practice of biological control and integrated pest management (IPM). Whether you are an educator, a commercial grower, a student, a researcher, a land manager, or an extension or regulatory agent, we hope you will find this information useful.

University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

See also: Publications for more resources

Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service.

See also: Weed Management Publications for more resources
University of Idaho Extension.
This pocket guide has color photographs of all the weeds on Idaho's official noxious weeds list. Inside find maps showing each weed's distribution by county, leaf shape illustrations to aid in identification, and features to help distinguish the weeds from similar-looking plants.
University of Richmond (Virginia).

University of California. Weed Research and Information Center.

University of Nevada. Cooperative Extension.

The plants listed in this field guide are nuisance weeds, those that are troublesome, but have not been listed by the state as noxious weeds. Similar to noxious weeds, nuisance weeds can spread rapidly and compete aggressively with desirable plants for light, nutrients and water. The purpose of this book is to help homeowners, land managers, green-industry personnel, agricultural producers and recreationists to identify nuisance weeds of Nevada. The over 60 weeds listed in this field guide were selected with input from Extension educators in Nevada counties, other University of Nevada Cooperative Extension personnel and local weed control groups. See also: Extension Publications for more resources.

University of Arizona. Cooperative Extension.
This booklet is the 2nd edition of a similar booklet published in 2001. This edition includes most of the invasive plant species that appeared in the 1st edition and several other species have been added. The booklet is not intended to provide a comprehensive list of all of Arizona’s invasive weeds, but rather, it illustrates a few invasive plants that have become, or have the potential to become, problematic in Arizona.
Publication Number: AZ1482-2016

Ohio State University. Ohio Sea Grant College Program.

An invasion is happening in Ohio, and it’s in the water we drink! Learn how you can do your part to protect the waters of Ohio with this 160-page field guide featuring some of the invaders most dangerous to Ohio Waters, with descriptions for each and strategies to avoid spreading them.

Ohio State University. Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.

Ohio State University. Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.

Ohio State University. Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.

Ohio State University. Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.

Ohio State University. Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.

Ohio State University. Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.

Ohio State University. Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.