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Pesticide Safety Miniposter IPM: Beyond Spraying 1

R.W. Baldwin, S.K. Hill, Philip Koehler, J.C. Medley, and P. A. Mitola2

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Being a pest manager is much more than just spraying pesticides. There is an entire process of diagnosing the pest situation and developing a plan using an integrated approach. This poster acquaints new pest control technicians with the steps in integrated pest management (IPM). The poster has quick response (QR) codes that direct smartphones to short videos highlighting each step in the IPM Process.

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This document is ENY-2016, one of a series of the Entomology and Nematology Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date March 2012. Reviewed September 2015. Visit the EDIS website at


R. W. Baldwin, assistant professor; S. K. (Larrick) Hill, graduate assistant; Philip Koehler, endowed professor; J. C. Medley, communications specialist; Entomology and Nematology Department; and P. A. Mitola, training specialist, FDACS (Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services); UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.

Use pesticides safely. Read and follow directions on the manufacturer's label.

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. For more information on obtaining other UF/IFAS Extension publications, contact your county's UF/IFAS Extension office.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.