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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Action Thresholds in School IPM Programs [PDF]
Abstract: "An action threshold is the point at which an IPM technician takes action to reduce a pest's numbers. Sometimes an action threshold is a number, sometimes it is qualitative." This document discovers factors to consider for establishing thresholds.
Source: Maryland Department of Agriculture
URL: http://schoolipm.ifas.ufl.edu/doc/MD_thres.pdf

Community and School Integrated Pest Management
Abstract: This Web site offers links to state and national school IPM information.
Source: University of Minnesota Extension Service
URL: http://www.extension.umn.edu/pesticides/IPM/ipmhome.htm

IPM for Your School
Abstract: Guidelines for understanding IPM and for adapting the process into the school are offered, complete with a general overview, suggestions for monitoring, indentifying target pests, making management decisions, and control methods.
Source: University of Nebraska, Lincoln
URL: http://schoolipm.unl.edu/ipmpolicy/creatingipm.shtml

IPM in Schools Nationwide Directory
Abstract: During the evolution of IPM in schools, many states have taken many different approaches. Some states have passed mandates, while others push the initiative on a purely voluntary basis. This provides a clickable map to locate information on the status of school IPM in your state.
Source: U.S. EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/region5/pesticides/ipm/index.html

Ten Reasons Not To Use Pesticides [PDF]
Abstract: This four-page document lists ten of the primary reasons for not using pesticides.
Source: NCAP
URL: http://www.pesticide.org/TenReasons.pdf

U.S. EPA: Human Health Research Program
Abstract: EPA's Human Health Research Program offers this Web site on the latest information on its research to protect public health. The program's science looks at such questions as why some people are more sensitive to pollution and how exposure to chemicals affects people's health. The site is designed for the general public as well as for the scientific community. The site provides easy access to research and results on methods, tools, and data needed to improve risk assessments to protect the public. Visitors to the site will find an overview of the research, information on how research has contributed to decision making, resource materials available in journal publications and reports, and a listing of meetings and conferences.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
URL: http://www.epa.gov/hhrp/

 


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