The application of pest control ranges from do-it-yourself arrangements to
scientific and very precise deployment of chemicals and predatory insects by
highly skilled practitioners. Despite the fact that pest control is a world-wide
industry it is still dominated by family or 1-person businesses. Those that need
to control pests range from householders to
large scale agri-conglomerates who need to maximise their yield. In between
these two are restaurants, bars, food production facilities, farmers - in fact,
anybody that routinely deals with food. Pest control can make us more
comfortable - but can also save lives.
The word pest is subjective as one man's pest may be another man's
helper. For instance, pest A may be a threat to crop A, and…
The assignment is based on the following;
• Pest and disease control measures and legislative control practices.
• The effects, reproduction and control of weeds.
1 Describe five specific situations where pest and disease control measures are required.
• Red Spider Mite; Red spider mites infest a wide range of plants. These small mites are a sap sucking insect, found mainly on the underside of leaves and will spin very fine webs. Leaves will wilt and curl in at the…
Plant Protection Assignment 5N2546
A. Pest and disease control measures and legislative control practices.
1. Describe five specific situations where pest and disease control measures are required.
The first signs that slugs are in your garden is probably that the leaves on plants are ripped or tore and that there are visible slime trails on the ground.
Slugs can be dealt with in a number of different ways. They can be removed by…
This next scenario is more complicated and involves plants, insects, parasitoids and humans. The tobacco hornworm (Manduca sexta) feeds on various species of the Solanale order which includes eggplants, potatoes, peppers, nightshades, tomatoes, petunias and of course, tobacco (Nicotiana attenuate). The larvae are defoliators and eat almost all of the leaves on a plant including fruit and blossoms. The larvae fill a different niche from their adult counterparts which feed on nectar. However,…
Owners put quite a bit of time and effort into keeping their homes and businesses clean and healthy, which can make it particularly discouraging to discover that it has been invaded by insects or rodents. These unwelcome guests find their way inside buildings year-round, oftentimes wreaking havoc and causing serious issues with hygiene. Fortunately, Copter Pest Control offers the pest control services that Enterprise, AL residents need to keep their living and work environments pest-free. Since…
Business Pest Control
One of the best advantages for any fruitful organization is their capacity to give a sheltered and sound environment for its workers, and considerably all the more critically, its clients. Business bother control guarantees this level of solace in security and wellbeing through administrations rendered so as to dispense with and keep the vicinity of nuisances, for example, rodents, arachnids, bugs, termites, winged creatures and some other undesirable visitor occupying…
Toxic pesticides are commonly used throughout the world to rid gardens and large scale farms of pests that will damage their produce. Farmers spread pesticides by planes either in a form of spray or dust, but as a result, the particles often “drift” or spread through the air after applied to the crops. This drift is simply defined as the unintentional airborne movement of chemicals to a non-target area. It is proven that 95%-98% of applied pesticides miss their target, reaching nearby people…
Figure 2: Biological Pest Control
One of the major challenges of biological pest control is that it requires a substantial amount of human management role for proper inoculation of the natural enemy and its control which otherwise might have a negative impact on the native ecosystem.
• Watershed Management: With an ever increasing agricultural productivity over the decades, the requirement of water for irrigation has been thumping, because of which proper watershed management has become a need…
The more efficiently to make this change, the more productive that Kamal & Kamal Pest Control have to provide more value to its goods and services. Mr Azlan Kamal wishes to improve the productivity in Kamal & Kamal Pest Control by improving efficiency in served their customers with services more friendly user. However, these have encounter several problems during the operations in Kamal & Kamal Pest Control.
4.1 Don’t follow the procedures.
For Kamal & Kamal Pest Control is difficult to monitor…
With the termination of sterile insect technique efforts to limit the spread of Argentine Cactus Moth, Cactoblastis cactorum, population management strategies, such as biological control, are being investigated. The parasitoid Apanteles opuntiarum, is believed to have co-evolved with C. cactorum. To assess the non-target effects of the koinobiont larval parasitoid on non-target pyralids, host specificity tests were implemented in quarantine laboratory conditions.