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Pest control

The business of providing a service or products in order to eradicate and/or prevent pests.

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pathogen

Business services; Pest control

A living microorganism, usually a bacterium, fungus, mycoplasma, or virus that can cause disease in the presence of a specific host and under the right environmental conditions.

rodenticide

Business services; Pest control

A pesticide or any chemical used to kill rodents.

residual insecticides

Business services; Pest control

Insecticides that remain persistent on a surface over a long period of time.

key pest

Business services; Pest control

An insect, mite, disease, nematode, or weed that frequently results in unacceptable damage and thus typically requires a control action. 1

ipm plan

Business services; Pest control

A written document including specific information regarding the operation of the school?s IPM program, such as IPM roles for all school staff, parents, students, and other community members; ...

integrated pest management (IPM)

Business services; Pest control

An approach to maintaining insect, mite, disease, nematode, weed, or vertebrate pests at tolerable levels by using biological knowledge of pests and pest behavior to implement long-term, least-risk ...

insecticide

Business services; Pest control

A pesticide used to kill and/or control insects.

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