- Create understanding and increase awareness of IPM
- Importance of IPM to Producers
- Importance of IPM to the environment
- Importance of IPM to human health and safety
- Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies
- Advantages and limitations to IPM
Definition of Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
- Pesticide resistance
- Secondary pest outbreaks
- Environmental concerns
Definition of Pest?
What does IPM do?
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Tactics
Utilizes all suitable pest management tactics
Should Pesticides be used in an IPM program?
What makes a pesticide compatible with an IPM program?
- Sanitary Control
- Cultural Control
- Physical Control
- Natural Control
- Biological Control
- Host Plant Resistance
- Electronic methods
- Regulatory control
Economic Injury Level (EIL)?
Economic Threshold (ETL)?
Economic Threshold Example: European corn borer on Corn
Leafhopper Threshold for Alfalfa
The economic Threshold Concept doesn’t work for all pests and pests types
Disadvantages of an IPM Program
- Requires a higher degree of management
- More labor-intensive
- Success can be weather dependent
- How many types of pests are there?
What are the cultural methods of pest control?
What are the four main groups of pests?
What are the major pests?