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ERIC Number: ED437817
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Mar-31
Pages: 34
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
A Practical Guide to Management of Common Pests in Schools. Integrated Pest Management.
Illinois State Dept. of Public Health, Springfield.; Illinois Univ., Urbana. Cooperative Extension Service.
This 3-part manual is designed to assist school officials understand the principles of Integrated Pest Management and aid them in implementing those principles into a comprehensive pest control program in their facilities. Developed for Illinois, this guide can be applied in part or in total to other areas of the country. Part 1 explains what an IPM program is, its disadvantages and advantages, and costs. Part 2 examines priority setting in the steps for building an IPM program in schools. Part 3 offers tips for using an IPM program effectively against such pests as cockroaches, pantry pests, ants, spiders, wasps, termites, mice, head lice and "mystery bugs." Appendices provide a pictorial key to some common adult cockroaches and information on distinguishing between termite and ant swarms. (GR)
Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health, 525 W. Jefferson St., Springfield, IL 62761. Tel: 217-782-5830 (hearing impaired use only); Tel: 800-547-0466 (Toll Free); e-mail: mailus@idph.state.il.us; For full text: http://www.idph.state.il.us/envhealth/entpestfshts.htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Support Staff
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Dept. of Public Health, Springfield.; Illinois Univ., Urbana. Cooperative Extension Service.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois