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ERIC Number: ED472744
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Apr
Pages: 253
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Building Blocks for School IPM: A Least-Toxic Pest Management Manual.
Crouse, Becky, Ed.; Owens, Kagan, Ed.
This publication is a compilation of original and republished materials from numerous individuals and organizations working on pesticide reform and integrated pest management (IPM)--using alternatives to prevailing chemical-intensive practices. The manual provides comprehensive information on implementing school IPM, including a practical guide to identifying, preventing, and controlling common school pest problems. It is designed for individuals who are responsible for school pest management. It includes information on why schools should adopt IPM programs, how to develop and implement a program, pest management strategies for structural pests, school IPM experts, a model policy and contract, a non- and least-toxic product guide, and fact sheets on the toxicity of commonly used pesticides in schools. (EV)
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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