Select a control tactic
Notify the Department of Agriculture
Identify the organism and gain information about its biology
Determine the economic threshold for control
Keeping a pest from becoming a problem.
Reducing pest numbers or damage to an acceptable level.
Destroying an entire pest population.
None of the above
The level of pesticide required to control a pest.
The levels of pest populations at which you take pest control action to prevent unacceptable damage or injury.
A type of structure designed to be more resistant to pest invasion.
The levels of heat and moisture required for a pest to survive.
Watching your pesticide application kill the pest.
Record keeping of the pesticide used.
Checking or scouting for pests in an area to determine what pests are present, how many and how much damage they are causing. Also called 'scouting'.
Identifying the pest’s predators.
monitoring, identifying pests, determining threshold levels
Evaluating pest management strategies
Selecting pest management strategies, evaluating the results, and making adjustments
Selecting the most effective pest management strategy that will do the least harm to people, non-target organism and the environment.
All of the above
A pesticide may fail to manage some pests because the pests have developed resistance to the product.
The pesticide was applied in the correct dosage
Pesticide was not properly mixed
Pest was not identified correctly
Pesticide was applied to tops of leaves and the pest is located on the underside of the leaves