Lettuce integrated pest management (IPM) survey 2006

A telephone survey of lettuce growers was conducted in April and May of 2006. The aim of the survey was to ascertain the pest management strategies of lettuce growers and to determine their level of uptake and understanding of integrated pest management (IPM).

Although this survey only reflects the opinions of a small cross-section of growers from the Australian lettuce industry, it does however give an indication of the pest management strategies that lettuce growers are currently using. The survey also reveals the attitude towards and the uptake of IPM.