IPM Basics for Landscaping
- Date of Publication
- October 10, 2022
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Integrated pest management (IPM) aims to prevent pest problems through all available control tactics: cultural, mechanical or physical, biological, and chemical control. This factsheet discusses methods for each of the four types of control tactics. (6 pages)
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