Proceedings of the Third National IPM Symposium/Workshop
by Sarah Lynch, Catherine Greene
, and Carol Kramer-LeBlanc
Miscellaneous Publication No. (MP-1542) 306 pp, May 1997
The Third National IPM Symposium/Workshop took place in Washington, D.C., from February 27 through March 1, 1996. More than 600 participants from around the country attended the symposium/workshop reflecting a wide spectrum of professional interests including scientists (social, biological, and environmental), agricultural producers, and representatives of agribusiness and non-profit organizations. Two dominant themes provided a unifying focus. ""Putting Customers First"" focused on reaching out to the diverse customer base of USDA programs to identify IPM research and implementation needs. ""Assessing IPM Program Impacts"" addressed how to incorporate economic, environmental, and public health assessment in IPM research and extension activities. Other topics covered included analytical and data needs for pest-management programs, policies for promoting biological and reduced risk alternatives, and overcoming barriers to increased adoption of IPM practices and technologies.
Keywords: integrated pest management (IPM), economic assessment, environmental impact evaluation, public health assessment, pesticide policy, biological and reduced risk alternatives
In this publication...
- Cover, 22 kb
- Contents, 22 kb
- Part I - Preface, 24 kb
- Part II - Putting Customers First, 176 kb
- Part III - Assessing IPM Impacts, 778 kb
- Part IV - Analytical and Data Needs for Pest-Management Programs: Panel Discussion Summaries, 150 kb
- Part V - Policies for Promoting Biological and Reduced Risk Alternatives: Panel Discussion Summaries, 253 kb
- Part VI - Working with Customers to Identify IPM Research and Implementation Priorities, 186 kb
- Part VII - Focus on the Future, 57 kb
- Appendix: Poster Abstracts, 524 kb
- Index, 49 kb
- Entire Report, 2,198 kb
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