outline_IPM - Silent Spring, September 1962 4. Earth Day,...

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Landscape IPM, PMA 4242, Section 9431 (3 credit hours) University of Florida - Fort Lauderdale http://grove.ufl.edu/~turf/landscapeIPM/ Philip Busey, turf@ufl.edu 954-577-6337 (office) January 12, 2007 Outline of topics A. Ecology 1. Adaptation 2. Competition 3. Exponential growth of populations 4. Predator-prey model 5. Natural selection 6. Early ideas of habitat disturbance B. History of IPM 1. Before synthetic organic compounds, before the Haber process, 1908 2. Better Living through Chemistry, DuPont, 1939 3.
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Unformatted text preview: Silent Spring, September 1962 4. Earth Day, April 22, 1970 5. The EPA, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Dec. 2, 1970 C. Non-pesticidal control 1. Cultural practices, e.g., cultural management of weeds 2. Biological control (classical, augmentive, etc.) 3. Genetic resistance 4. Biopesticides D. Integrated management 1. Research: pest tolerance levels and economic thresholds 2. Monitoring 3. Record keeping 4. Communications: public perceptions, public relations 5. The gap between hope and reality...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PMA 4242 taught by Professor Philipbusey during the Spring '07 term at University of Florida.

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