This 3-part manual is designed to assist Illinois school officials understand the principles of Integrated Pest Management and aid them in implementing those principles into a comprehensive pest control program in their facilities. Part 1 explains what an IPM program is, its disadvantages and advantages, and costs. Part 2 examines priority setting in the steps for building an IPM program in schools. Part 3 offers tips for using an IPM program effectively against such pests as cockroaches, pantry pests, ants, spiders, wasps, termite, mice, and head lice. Appendices provide a pictorial key to some common adult cockroaches and information on distinguishing between termite and ant swarmers.
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