TITLE

Integrated Pest Management

AUTHOR(S)
Nye, L. Tony
PUB. DATE
May 2015
SOURCE
Acreage;May2015, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article talks about Integrated Pest Management (IPM), a sustainable way to managing pests. Topics include the importance of eradication of the problem of pests in farms, suggesting ways and means to improve farm produce, and judicious use of pesticide in IPM. It suggests the methods of cultural, biological and mechanical control and implementation of good sanitation practices. The concepts of Economic thresholds are explained in the article.
ACCESSION #
102671442

 

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