Integrated Pest Management for Australian apples & pears

IPM for Australian apples & pears - cover


Integrated pest management (IPM) is a philosophy of pest control founded on the principles of ecology.

In practice, it involves using several control tactics based on a knowledge of the crop, pests and associated natural enemies to avoid crop loss and minimize harmful effects on the environment.

This manual outlines an Australian apple and pear IPM strategy.

The development of this strategy has involved collaboration between Australian apple and pear growers, researchers and extension specialists.


Published: 01 Aug 2009