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What is IPMLouisiana?

IPMLouisiana is the Integrated Pest Management program of the LSU AgCenter.  It is a comprehensive pest management program involving elements of plant pathology, entomology and weed science.


What is Integrated Pest Management?

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a sustainable approach to managing pests by combining biological, cultural, physical and chemical tools in a way that minimizes economic, health and environmental risks.

Entomology Department Extension Publications
This page has a listing and links to all of the Entomology Department Extension publications

IPM Strategies
The goals of IPM are to achieve the effective management of pests in the safest manner.

Louisiana Suggested Chemical Weed Management Guide
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This 2015 guide includes helpful information on herbicides and weed control with detailed suggestions for aquatics, commercial nursery stock, field crops, forestry, fruit crops, home gardens, lawns and many other Louisiana crops. It includes information on different types of herbicide registrations, as well as information on herbicide labels and restricted uses. Also included are sprayer calibration techniques, suggestions for reducing herbicide drift and a guide to proper spray tip selection.

Plant Disease Management Guide
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This guide for 2015 contains suggestions for management of the most important or more prevalent diseases of Louisiana plants. It includes information on fungicides, bactericides and nematicides, as well as safety precautions for using them.