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Chemical Treadmill

Chemical Treadmill Environment IPM Pest Control

Chemical Treadmill

Let’s talk Integrative Pest Management (IPM)

Are you on the “Chemical Treadmill”?
Any pest control product that is applied does NOT just disappear into “thin air”. A pesticide, chemical or antibiotic must either be metabolized, broken down chemically/physically, or it remains as a residue in the environment or host organism. Most often, it does not just impact the target pest but also may harm the host or area being treated.

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