Integrated Pest Management

Date/Time: 10 May 2017
Tutor(s): Pinniger
Price(s): £170.00

The course will include lectures, discussion and a practical examination of insects and damage. It is aimed at anyone with any involvement with, or responsibility for, care of collections.

 Course objectives

 1/ To introduce the main insect pests which attack collections.

  • What they need to live
  • How to identify them
  • The damage they cause
  • Ways to prevent them becoming established.

2/ Understanding pest environments

3/ Selecting the most appropriate treatments to control pests

4/ Making plans to establish an IPM programme

5/ Examining available resources to help with IPM

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