Date/Time: 10 May 2017
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.
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