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IPM-200: Introduction to the Growers IPM Guide for Florida Tomato and Pepper Production

Figure 2. The IPM continuum leads from cultural practices and biological control to pesticides with minimal non-target effects and finally to those that are used as a last resort. Information is required to design a site-specific system that supports decisions resulting in cost-effective, safe and sustainable pest management.

Credit: Norm Leppla, University of Florida