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Integrated pest management

A common sense, systems-based approach to managing pests that focuses on pest prevention; reduction; and elimination of the conditions that lead to pest infestation. Although it includes some standard pest control techniques, integrated pest management includes four specific components: inspection; monitoring; treatment; and evaluation.

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