• Integrated Pest Management utilizes all suitable pest management techniques and methods to keep pest populations below economically injurious levels. It is environmentally sound. Recognizes there is no “cure-all” in pest control.
  • Dependence on any one pest management method will have undesirable effects.
  • Determine and correct the cause of the pest problem.
  • Understanding Pest biology and ecology is essential.
  • Recognizes that eradication of a pest is seldom necessary or even desirable, and generally not possible.
  • Some damage is unavoidable and acceptable