Insect and Disease Control: Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management: HS.82 : Skills for Consensus Building (2) (PDF) | (PPT)

An integrated pest management approach requires consensus building skills to maximize the benefit of each management strategy. Utilize this LK lesson to build the skills before developing an IPM plan.

Integrated Pest Management: HS.73 : Strategies to Include Others on Teams (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

There are a number of methods of pest management. The link can be made with the many strategies that members can use to include others in their organization. This LK lesson discusses the potential problems that result when people are excluded, just as problems can arise (insects developing immunities, etc.) when a variety of management measures are not utilized.

Integrated Pest Management: MS.48 : Evaluating a Plan (1) (PDF) | (PPT)

Using objective 1 and TM A, show students how to evaluate a plan. After discussing TM A, apply the planning principles to determine appropriate characteristics of a good IPM in a given fruit or nut crop (set up for your region/climate and local crops).