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Integrated Pest Management Center

Welcome to the University of Idaho Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Center. Our goal is to provide educational information and resources for the pest management needs of Idaho. We strive to help the people of Idaho reduce risks to human health, the environment and the economy caused by pests and pest management practices.

What is IPM?

IPM is an approach to pest management that allows managers to make informed decisions in selecting from a wide variety of pest control techniques and tools. Knowledge concerning pest life cycles and their interaction with their host and environment is used to determine which management tactics will be most effective while also being both economically and environmentally conscious.

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