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Candace Bartholomew, Benjamin L. Campbell, and Victoria Wallace

passed into law with an effective date of 1 July 1999. PA99-165 required 1) pesticide applicators to have supervisor or operator certification; 2) local board of education to establish pest control policy (traditional or integrated pest management); 3) at

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Steve M. Spangler, Dennis D. Calvin, Joe Russo, and Jay Schlegel

.P. 1996 Northeast sweet corn action thresholds and decision-making guide 87 92 Adams R.G. Clark J.C. Northeast sweet corn production and integrated pest management manual Univ. Connecticut Coop. Ext., Storrs Dively, G.P. 2006 Does it pay to grow Bt sweet

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Ronald C. Stephenson, Christine E.H. Coker, Benedict C. Posadas, Gary R. Bachman, Richard L. Harkess, John J. Adamczyk, and Patricia R. Knight

development of integrated pest management (IPM) programs. These programs involve use of observation of pest populations in the field to direct timing of pesticide applications. Central to the concept of IPM is use of an economic threshold of a population level

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Michele Bakacs, Amy Rowe, William T. Hlubik, and Jan Zientek

School Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program encourages minimal pesticide use and the use of low impact pesticides in addition to strict 72-h notification requirements when more toxic pesticides are used [New Jersey Department of Environmental

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Maria E. Cramer, Kathleen Demchak, Richard Marini, and Tracy Leskey

incomplete development of biocontrols, suggest a need for new integrated pest management (IPM) techniques for Japanese beetle management. A key step in developing IPM strategies is understanding the biology and behavior of the target pest. Japanese beetles

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Neil S. Mattson, Elizabeth M. Lamb, Brian Eshenaur, and John Sanderson

greenhouse insects and diseases from living specimens, or being able to practice water and media sample testing. In response, our team developed a hands-on workshop model for educational sessions that we termed Integrated Pest Management In-Depth. The

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George F. Czapar, Marc P. Curry, and Raymond A. Cloyd

provided any employee training related to pesticide use ( Czapar et al., 1998 ). If training was provided, it focused on pesticide selection, while integrated pest management (IPM) concepts were seldom included. However, retail store employees appear

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Emma C. Lookabaugh, Brian Whipker, and Barbara B. Shew

to pythium root rot, these results emphasize the need for integrated pest management strategies that combine cultural practices, host resistance, and fungicides to maximize disease control. Units Literature cited Bates, G.D. Rothrock, C.S. Rupe, J

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Carlos R. Quesada and Clifford S. Sadof

) in integrated pest management (IPM) programs because of their short-term residual toxicity ( Gill and Raupp, 1989 ; Miller, 1989 ; Miller and Davidson, 2005 ; Raupp et al., 2001 ; Sadof and Sclar, 2000 ). Horticultural oil blocks the spiracles

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Elisabeth A. Hodgdon, Andrea E.M. Campbell, David S. Conner, Christine A. Hoepting, Andrew K. Galimberti, and Yolanda H. Chen

, specifically alternatives to insecticides, because organic produce is often sold for higher prices. In addition, organic agriculture principles favor an integrated pest management approach, including cultural, biological, and physical controls in addition to