Problems  caused by pesticides  Let’s look at four…
<ul><li>bugs that have  changed   genetically  to become  resistant  to the pesticide </li></ul>Super bugs
<ul><li>these are pesticides that are  not  easily  broken   down  by organisms in the environment </li></ul>Persistent pe...
<ul><li>as a pesticide moves up the food chain it becomes  more   concentrated  in the body tissues </li></ul>Bioaccumulat...
<ul><li>Most pesticides  kill   both  the pest and beneficial insects. It can also  eliminate  the natural  predators .   ...
A better way to control pests   <ul><li>Integrated Pest Management </li></ul>IPM
<ul><li>the use of  several  different  methods  of control to  reduce  the population of a  pest  while  minimizing  the ...
7 parts of an IPM Program
<ul><li>plants that produce their own pesticides </li></ul>Resistant Varieties
<ul><li>using natural insect predators to control pests   </li></ul>Beneficial Insects
<ul><li>using viruses, protozoa, bacteria, and fungi to control certain insect pest </li></ul>Microbial Pesticides
<ul><li>  controlling populations by using radiation to sterilize insects </li></ul>Birth control
<ul><li>use of nontoxic naturally occurring substances </li></ul>Biochemical Pesticides
<ul><li>timing the planting and harvesting to avoid pests </li></ul>Cultivating Process
<ul><li>man-made, tested chemicals that are used in small amounts   </li></ul>Synthetic Pesticides
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Pesticides problems

  1. 1. Problems caused by pesticides Let’s look at four…
  2. 2. <ul><li>bugs that have changed genetically to become resistant to the pesticide </li></ul>Super bugs
  3. 3. <ul><li>these are pesticides that are not easily broken down by organisms in the environment </li></ul>Persistent pesticides
  4. 4. <ul><li>as a pesticide moves up the food chain it becomes more concentrated in the body tissues </li></ul>Bioaccumulation
  5. 5. <ul><li>Most pesticides kill both the pest and beneficial insects. It can also eliminate the natural predators . </li></ul>Pesticides create pests
  6. 6. A better way to control pests <ul><li>Integrated Pest Management </li></ul>IPM
  7. 7. <ul><li>the use of several different methods of control to reduce the population of a pest while minimizing the use of pesticides </li></ul>IPM
  8. 8. 7 parts of an IPM Program
  9. 9. <ul><li>plants that produce their own pesticides </li></ul>Resistant Varieties
  10. 10. <ul><li>using natural insect predators to control pests </li></ul>Beneficial Insects
  11. 11. <ul><li>using viruses, protozoa, bacteria, and fungi to control certain insect pest </li></ul>Microbial Pesticides
  12. 12. <ul><li>  controlling populations by using radiation to sterilize insects </li></ul>Birth control
  13. 13. <ul><li>use of nontoxic naturally occurring substances </li></ul>Biochemical Pesticides
  14. 14. <ul><li>timing the planting and harvesting to avoid pests </li></ul>Cultivating Process
  15. 15. <ul><li>man-made, tested chemicals that are used in small amounts </li></ul>Synthetic Pesticides
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