"The Development and Implementation of Integrated Pest Management Programs at the University of New Mexico"
Author: Smith, R. Gary
Published In: Proceedings of the 1996 Educational Conference
Presentation at APPA's 83rd Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. Provides background on urban integrated pest management. Discusses the University of New Mexico's pest management plan and how it might be modified to fit other institutional settings. Covers development of a policy statement; setting management objectives for each site; inspecting, identifying, and monitoring pest populations on a regular basis; setting action thresholds for each pest; applying IPM strategies for control; and evaluating results and keeping written records. Includes mechanical controls, chemical controls, nonchemical controls, insect growth regulators in bait form, and classes of common insecticides.
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