Reliance on pesticides has fueled major concerns and controversies. There have been many advances in strategies and practices for managing pests. To understand the complexities of pest management and overall eco-system management the following resources will be helpful to direct policy makers, budget managers, researchers, teachers, practitioners and other pest management professionals into appropriate areas of scientific and project management literature.

Pest control operators, public health officials, IPM coordinators, nurserymen, ground maintenance personnel, sanitarians, garden shop personnel, city foresters, roads/airport/facility/park maintenance managers, horticulturists, landscape architects, backyard gardeners and other professionals will be afforded a good reference point for the incorporation of alternate strategies into their pest control projects.


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