Integrated Pest Management (IPM). By:Richard Schiavone and George Stone. What is Integrated Pest Management ?. A way to control pests in an environmentally safe way. Used to manage pest damage by using the most economical means
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Integrated Pest Management (IPM) By:RichardSchiavone and George Stone
What is Integrated Pest Management? • A way to control pests in an environmentally safe way. • Used to manage pest damage by using the most economical means • with the least possible hazard to people, property, and the environment.
Top 10 most bed bug infested cities • New York 2. Philadelphia 3. Detroit 4. Cincinnati 5. Chicago 6. Denver 7. Columbus 8. Dayton 9.Washington, D.C. 10. Los Angeles
More on bed bugs… • Bed bugs feed regularly on human blood • They have a lifespan of ten months, while those without adequate feeding can live a little more than a year. • If a blood host is available, bedbugs can live to see three generations of offspring ready willing and hungry to prey on their human hosts
Bed Bugs Continued.. • bed bug bites can be very itchy. Itching is certainly uncomfortable, but it is not serious.
Pesticides.. Where do they harm • Pesticides are particularly damaging when they are introduced into rivers, streams, and other bodies of water.
What are biological controls? • Biological control is defined as the reduction of pest populations by natural enemies and typically involves an active human role. Natural enemies of insect pests, also known as biological log control agents; and include predators, parasitoids, and pathogens.
DDT history • dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) is one of the most well-known synthetic pesticides. • it was used with great success in the second half of World War II to control malaria and Typhus among civilians and troops.
Youtube videos • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnRL5IRUehU • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vgzy88AnCBs
Works Cited • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DDT • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biological_pest_control