Pest Control

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Biological Control:


  • Specific (to one pest)
  • Only needs one application-it reproduces
  • It maintains a low population
  • Pests do not develop resistance
  • It does not leave chemicals in the environment
  • Can be used in organic farming


  • Does not get rid of pest completely
  • It may become a pest itself
  • It is slow acting-there is a lag phase as it takes time to reduce the pest population.

Chemical Control:


  • They act almost immediately in killing pests


  • They always have some


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