IPM Fact sheets

Information on Growing Degree Days, Minimizing Resistance, and Chemical Classes & their mode of action

When pest management is based on calendar timings, daily temperature is not taken into account. This can result in misreading information

The work is a result of 20 years of observations from Long Island, NY by Dr. Warren T. Johnson, Department of Entomology, Cornell University. The numbers should be used as a guideline and any IPM program should rely on scouting in the field to determine the level of pest infestations prior to applying any control measures.

Seven suggested stategies from Raymond A. Cloyd, University of Illinois, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences