Ways Used to Control Pests.
Pests are a specific communal problem in the world affecting nearly everyone. Insects that destroy produces and other vegetation such as agriculture produce are known as pests. Pest control is the regulation of those pests which are destructive to the vegetation, human health and ecosystem and even farm produce. Mice, lice, and mosquitoes are examples of pests that interrupt human health. Specialists have come up with various methods of pest control due to technology and science innovation. Controlling pests have existed ever since agriculture began. Pest control controls herbivores that compete with humans, and other species of weeds that compete with crops. Several steps used to control pests are a result of pest management. Various steps are, identify the kind of pest, and decide which method to use and lastly use the method to control the pest.
The use of parasites and predators in water resources, in agriculture farms, structures to control pests safely for instance use of cat to chase and eat rats and mice then this method is known as biological method. Fumigation is a method of pest control which uses a criteria of moving pets from their structures then sealing those structures and induce a concentrated gas like carbon dioxide to destroy the pests. Soil sterilization is effective methods of soil steaming thus pests inhabited in soil are killed by heat and suffocation. Repellents are non-toxic oils obtained from trees, for instance, rat repellent such as Balsam fir oil obtained from the tree for pest control. A method where pests are repelled by some one of a kind plant in a farm of kind of produce such as planting onion in a vegetable garden then a biological method has been in use.
Whenever there is the usage of insecticides, pesticides, and herbicides to control pests that is a chemical method of pest control. Space treatment is a method which uses misting or fogging applicators with liquid insecticides that are dispersed into the structures. Poisoned bait is another chemical method used to control rats. Handheld sprayers are sprayers used to spray pests or structures that are inhabited with pests for instance mosquitoes, weevils and other produce pests, this is a spray method. When destroying ticks pesticides are sprayed on cattle.
Use of chemical is prohibited in traditional method of pest control. Burning Fields is a traditional method used to extinguish insects and its eggs in the farms after harvesting. When rats and mice inhabit homes and stores then traps are set to catch them. Purpose of each trap depends on its design. When you come across an infected crop or infested by pests, uprooting and burning of the crop to destroy pests is a way of controlling pests.
A factor necessary for human and pet health and farm yields is pest control.