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									 Integrated Pest Management


Northeastern Agricultural Education
            Mr. Caffee
     Modified by Georgia Agricultural
      Education Curriculum Office
                July 2002
              What is integrated pest
                       management?

• A plan that uses a combination of measures
  to reduce pest damage with the least
  environmental disruption.
                  Pest Control Methods
•   Mechanical
•   Biological
•   Cultural
•   Genetic Enhancement
•   Chemical
Mechanical Control of Pests
           • Tillage
              – Rotary Hoe
              – Cultivator
              – Disc
           • Slash & Burn
           • Hand Weeding
                       Cultural Pest Control
•   Plant Population        •   Mixed Cropping
•   Row width               •   Scarecrows
•   Fertility               •   Drainage
•   Planting Date           •   Smother Techniques
•   Crop Rotation           •   Burial of Garbage
•   Surface Residue
                 Biological Pest Control
•   Beneficial Insects
•   Parasites
•   Predators
•   Sex Attractants
•   Irradiation of males
•   Fungal Control
•   Selective Breeding
Beneficial Insects
 •   Walking Sticks
 •   Praying Mantis
 •   Ladybugs
 •   Honey Bees
Genetic Enhancements
     • Round-up Ready
       – Soybeans
       – Corn
       – Alfalfa
     • Bt Corn
     • Potato Leaf Hopper
       Resistant Alfalfa

								
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