Pests notes - What is a Pest Create ideal situation for crops other species Crops are under attack at all times Pests often use seed plant and\/or soil

Pests notes - What is a Pest Create ideal situation for...

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What is a Pest?
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Resistance to chemical developed in long-termDrift concernsEnvironmental consequences Resistance to chemical controloWidespread concern in agricultureoGenetic mutation allows susceptible pest to survive chemical control oEventually a resistant population develops oThe more chemical control attempts, the faster this cycle goesoProtection- prevent pest or pathogen- host contact (preemptively spray chemicals) oResistance- preemptive approach of resistance through genetic basis (variety selection) genetically resistant to a pest pressureoNo action- with knowledge about biology of pest, can ignore for time being-
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