Videos About the Principles of Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Learn the Basics of Integrated Pest Management. Learn the principles of IPM for the first time or refresh your knowledge with this 3 minute semi-dramatic training video. Mastering all 4 steps presented here can be crucial to a great a pest management plan. This video introduces the principles in an easy to understand format and deeper training videos are in development.
The Importance of Identification and Helpful Tools. Learn more about the first step to pest management, identification. First the reason for insect identification is discussed. Then he goes into a brief discussion of common collections tools and identification tools with pros and cons for each.
Determining Whether You Really Have a Problem. Learn how to determining if you really have a pest problem. Discussion of crucial questions about risks, benefits and population amounts before applying control measures against pests is shared to help you make the decision for yourself.
What Tools Can I Use to Manage Insect Pests. An overview of the major control types used in integrated pest management. We discuss the importance of synergizing and integrating multiple types of controls to obtain a greater reduction of pest populations or damage. We also share some examples to clarify these points. We discuss biological control, chemical control, cultural control and host plant resistance.
Using Principles for Long Term Management. In order to manage pests in the most effective way you need to create a unique plan. This plan can change over time as the pest reacts to you. We discuss how the principles of integrated pest management are used over time and how to use all the principles of (IPM) integrated pest management. Using this can give the best realistic long term results, but requires extra attention.