IPM as a pest management strategy for landscape plants

S. A. Shives, F. M. Melton

Abstract


Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a tool that can be successfully used in a landscape setting. The nature of the landscape lends itself to IPM because of the diversity of plants, the possibility that the landowner prefers a less toxic environment, and the presence of showy insects adds to the charm. There are steps to take to make a successful transition from traditional chemical control to IPM.

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Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc.     ISSN 0886-7283