TITLE

STOP PESTering me!

AUTHOR(S)
Roy, Mary
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Apr2008, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips on how to keep unwelcome plants, animals and other living things out of homes and backyards while protecting the environment. It is important to learn why the pest is thriving in the home, yard or garden. Casting a Web of management methods is likewise significant. Using an integrated pest management approach allows for long-term prevention and suppression of unwanted plants, animals and pests. Pesticides and other chemicals should be used only after non-chemical and least-toxic measures are tried but found to be inadequate.
ACCESSION #
31879126

 

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