TITLE

MRLs and integrated pest management

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;5/20/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 13, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the promotion and practice of the principles of integrated pest management (IPM) in Western agricultural production. It states that the guidelines in preparing for potential problems in the production are used by growers and pest control advisers (PCAs). It mentions that the growers learn to incorporate combinations in controlling pests in crops.
ACCESSION #
50841288

 

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