Integrated Pest Management (IPM). IPM. NJDEP-Pesticide Control Program Principles of IPM for Implementation IPM Minimum Criteria - Structural (Commercial Accounts/Private Residences). Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Reducing and/or change in pesticide use
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NJDEP-Pesticide Control Program
Principles of IPM for Implementation IPM Minimum Criteria
-Structural (Commercial Accounts/Private Residences)
use of pesticides.
“IPM is a sustainable approach to managing pests by using all appropriate technology and management practices in a way that minimizes health, environmental, and economic risks. IPM includes, but is not limited to, monitoring pest populations, consumer education, and when needed, cultivation practices, sanitation, solid waste management, structural maintenance, physical, mechanical, biological and chemical controls.”
not eradicate entire population
to a predetermined schedule
most effective & least disruptive to natural
-An action threshold is a level at which some method of control would be initiated. Action thresholds are determined by such factors as severity of the pest problem, impacts on health and safety, economics and aesthetics related to the pest and user needs for the site where the pest is found. The IPM Practitioner and the customer will determine and record tolerance levels for pests and pest damage. This may vary by pest species or type, and site.
-Cockroaches-2/room (method of control determined by numbers found)
-Ants-5/100sq.ft in a maintenance or storage area
Pesticide Control Program
PO Box 411
Trenton, NJ 08625-0411
609-984-6507 (General Information)
609-984-5014 (Outreach & Training)