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  • Title of document: Insect Pest Management

    Authors/editor: Annie Deutsch and Stacy Swartz

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    Ministry/Government Agency/Organization: EDN

    Year of publication: 2021

    Geographic focus: Asia

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    Web address to original document (if any): http://edn.link/ipm2


    Insect pests affect all forms of agricultural production, from densely planted field crops to high-value nursery plants to grains in storage. This article explains some principles and practices for conducting in-field observations (sampling) to inform pest management decisions. General principles and practices are discussed for detecting, identifying, and monitoring pest populations, in order to inform next steps.