INTRODUCTION TO IPM & INSECT PESTS. Pam Compton IPM Tech CES/UAF. IPM – Integrated Pest Management. The use of all available tactics or strategies to attain an economically acceptable yield or plant quality while causing the least disruption to people, pets and the environment.
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The use of all available tactics or strategies to
attain an economically acceptable yield or plant
quality while causing the least disruption to people, pets and the environment.
1. Inspect and Investigate
2. Identify and Learn
4. Choose Control Methods
what does it eat
where does it live
remove food & shelter
remove by hand
pest proof barriers
strong spray of water
Of The Garden
Nymphs go through 5 instars before becoming adults
Feed on over 52 different plants, including native and ornamentals
Overwinter as adults
pressure spray of water
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Tiny, eight-legged, round-bodied animals that resemble spiders
Both young and adult pierce the plant then feed on the plant juices
(top) Edward H Holsten, USDA Forest Service, www.insectimages.org (bottom) Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado StateUniversity,www.insectimages.org
STORED FOOD PESTS
Life history varies among species, though many can have several generations a year depending on temperature and food availability
Adult and larval stage of stored food beetles infest foods; consuming and often breeding in the material.
A wide range of stored foods can be contaminated:
Plus the areas where foods are stored