Lec41_42_IPM__05D

Lec41_42_IPM__05D - Integrated Pest Management (IPM) V Take...

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Integrated Pest Management (IPM) V Take Home Messages What are we “Integrating” in IPM? How do we make decisions? Insect pest control is far more complex than spraying insecticides. Why is IPM the best thing going for dealing with pests? H Integrated Pest Management IPM is the combination of controls to keep pests below damaging levels using economically and environmentally compatible methods. Relies upon accurate sampling and use of economic thresholds to determine when to intervene. Emphasizes non-chemical controls but uses pesticides when needed. V
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Integrated Pest Management Components 1) Knowledge of the pest 2) A monitoring system (sampling) to determine the pest and host status 3) Decision-making tools using pest, host, cost, and environmental data 4) Combination of control tactics that are the most cost-effective and environmentally sound 5) Post-treatment evaluation (sampling) H A family has purchased 30 acres (mostly wooded) Virginia. They plan to build a house there. It’s been particularly hot and dry the last few years, and they want their house to be protected from direct sunlight. They want tall, mature, shade trees. They also like to fish. There is a river and pond on the property. Finally, they plan to sell some of the timber to help pay for all of this. Our Example of IPM V Tree Composition Oak 70% Maple 15% Tulip poplar 10% Pine 5% Site of future house Well site Pond River Open Land Trees H
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Some more info. .. Early in May, they are exploring the property and deciding where to put the house. They notice several small caterpillars on the leaves and something dropping on them from above. They leave and return 2 weeks
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This note was uploaded on 08/15/2011 for the course ENT 2004 taught by Professor Jrvoshell during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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Lec41_42_IPM__05D - Integrated Pest Management (IPM) V Take...

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