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Potential Health Effects of Pesticides
Potential Health Effects of Pesticides - Articles Articles
For all pesticides to be effective against the pests they are intended to control, they must be biologically active, or toxic. More
Pesticide Storage and Security
Pesticide Storage and Security - Articles Articles

Pesticide Storage and Security

Sharon I Gripp, John Ayers, Ph.D., Kerry H. Richards, Ph.D.

This article describes the proper procedures for storing pesticides and application equipment. More
Jim Baker, North Carolina State University, Bugwood.org
Identifying Common Household Insects in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
Proper pest identification is the first step in making an integrated pest management (IPM) decision. More
Pests and Pesticides in Agriculture
Pests and Pesticides in Agriculture - Articles Articles
In this activity, students will learn about different types of pests and the damage they cause, including an example of pests on corn. More
Penn State's Online Recertification Courses
Penn State's Online Recertification Courses - Articles Articles
Listed below are the interactive online courses available for pesticide applicators to earn recertification credits at their convenience. More
USDA Forest Service - Region 8 - Southern, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org
EPA Worker Protection Standard for Agricultural Pesticides - Articles Articles
This regulation covers pesticides that are used in the production of agricultural plants on farms, forests, nurseries, and enclosed-space productions. More
Toxicity of Pesticides
Toxicity of Pesticides - Articles Articles

Toxicity of Pesticides

Winand Hock, Ph.D.

People who use pesticides or regularly come in contact with them must understand the relative toxicity and potential health effects of the products they use. More
Bombus in pollinator cover crop plots. Photo credit Tianna DuPont.
Pesticides and Pollinators - Articles Articles

Pesticides and Pollinators

Christina Grozinger, Ph.D., Shelby Fleischer, Ph.D., Tianna DuPont

Researchers believe that long term honey bee declines are a result of a complex set of factors. More
The pyramid explains some of the different tactics used in an IPM approach.
Pesticides and Alternatives - Articles Articles
Pesticides are substances that kill or physiologically inhibit pests, such as insects, weeds, vertebrates, disease-causing organisms, and other living "pests". More
Jim Baker, North Carolina State University, Bugwood.org
What is Integrated Pest Management? - Articles Articles
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is an approach to pest control that focuses on pest prevention by eliminating the root causes of pest problems. More
Organic and Biological Control of Plant Diseases Organic and Biological Control of Plant Diseases - Articles
Organic methods involve growing and maintaining healthy plants without using synthetic (man-made) fertilizers, pesticides, hormones, and other materials. More
Rob Routledge, Sault College, Bugwood.org
Steps of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) - Articles Articles
Reviewing the steps of integrated pest management. More
Alton N. Sparks, Jr., University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Tactics - Articles Articles
The goal of using multiple tactics or "many small hammers" is to effectively suppress pests below injurious levels and avoiding outbreaks. More
IPM in Agriculture
IPM in Agriculture - Articles Articles
Managing pests in agriculture. More
A Short History of Pest Management
A Short History of Pest Management - Articles Articles
The development of the field of Integrated Pest Management. More
Home, Lawn and Garden Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Home, Lawn and Garden Integrated Pest Management (IPM) - Articles Articles
IPM is not a practice limited to commercial and agricultural situations. It can also be used by the general public throughout our community. More
Integrated Pest Management for Agriculture
Integrated Pest Management for Agriculture - Articles Articles
Integrated pest management is essential for modern agriculture. More
Fungicides, Herbicides, and Insecticides
Fungicides, Herbicides, and Insecticides - Articles Articles
In some cases, pesticides are the only alternative in controlling pests. The pesticides cited here have moderately low mammalian toxicity and degrade soon after application. More