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  • 1. Integrated Pest Management<br />Period 6<br />Valerie Kwong<br />Kelsey Kitchener<br />
  • 2. What Is integrated Pest Management?<br />A modern method of controlling pests on crops<br />Solutions to controlling and treating pests<br />Also called IPM<br />
  • 3. Programs for different crops<br /><ul><li>Each crop has a different program
  • 4. Includes:</li></ul> -biological pest control<br /> -chemical pest control<br /> -mix of methods<br />
  • 5. Steps<br /><ul><li>Scouting or Monitoring- to detect presence, concentration, and type of pests
  • 6. Economic considerations- look at strategies based on your economic position
  • 7. Identification- gain knowledge of pests interaction with environment</li></ul>Pest Situation Assessment<br />
  • 8. Steps (cont.)<br />Implementation- employ strategies in a timely manner<br />Evaluation- compare pest activity before and after IPM strategies were put into effect<br />
  • 9. Economic considerations<br />Control pests when necessary<br />Identify & monitor pests<br />Prevent pest<br />Set action thresholds<br />Crop & pest ecology<br />
  • 10. Where is it used?<br /><ul><li>Applied in:</li></ul> -homes<br /> -gardens<br /> -workplaces<br /><ul><li>Worldwide </li></li></ul><li>Principals<br />By US Environmental Protection Agency <br />Acceptable pest levels-control not eradication<br />Responsible Pesticide Use<br />
  • 11. Goal of IPm<br />To reduce pest damage to a level that causes minimal economic damage<br />
  • 12. How do you know if your food is grown using IPM?<br />It is impossible to know exactly if your food is made using IPM<br />In some areas there are IPM labels <br />

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