When a Pesticide Doesn't Work
EDIS Cover Volume 2020 Peer reviewed articles in Citrus Industry Magazine
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Popenoe, Juanita. 2021. “When a Pesticide Doesn’t Work”. EDIS 2020 (February). Gainesville, FL. https://journals.flvc.org/edis/article/view/127687.


Pesticides are only one part of a comprehensive integrated pest management (IPM) plan and should be used strategically. What happens when you apply the most toxic option and get no results? Many applicators jump to the conclusion that the target pest has acquired resistance, but usually operator error is to blame. This article will cover several reasons why a pesticide application might not work.

CEU article for Citrus Industry Magazine for May 2021 issue.

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