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OPMP Publications

Factsheet: Pesticide Residues on Fruits and Vegetables (PDF, 275 KB) (2021). Developed by the USDA Office of Pest Management Policy. Learn about the regulation of pesticide residues on fruits and vegetables, and feel confident about the safety of consuming both organic and conventional produce.

National Road Map for Integrated Pest Management (PDF, 341 KB) (2018). Developed by the Federal Integrated Pest Management Coordinating Committee. This document provides guidance on the adoption of effective, economical, and safe pest management practices.

Attractiveness of Agricultural Crops to Pollinating Bees for the Collection of Nectar and/or Pollen (PDF, 1.1 MB) (2017). Developed by the USDA Office of Pest Management Policy. This document provides information about how attractive diverse crops are to bees. See also Purpose and Use of the Crop Attractiveness Document and the Protocols for Requesting Changes to Information.

Report on the National Stakeholders Conference on Honey Bee Health (PDF, 1.2 MB) (2012). Developed by the National Honey Bee Health Stakeholder Conference Steering Committee.

Journal Articles

Minucci, J.M., R. Curry, G. DeGrandi-Hoffman, C. Douglass, K. Garber, and S.T. Purucker. 2021. “Inferring pesticide toxicity to honey bees from a field-based feeding study using a colony model and Bayesian inference.” Ecological Applications 31(8): e02442. DOI: 10.1002/eap.2442.
www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/Ecological-Applications-2021.pdf (PDF, 1.2 MB)

Garber, K., G. DeGrandi-Hoffman, R. Curry, J.M. Minucci, D.E. Dawson, C. Douglass, J.P. Milone, and S.T. Purucker. 2022. “Simulating the effects of pesticides on honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) colonies with BeePop+. Ecologies 3(3): 275-291. DOI: 10.3390/ecologies3030022.
www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ecologies-03-00022.pdf (PDF, 1.3 MB)