How Insect Pests Originate

The manner by which an insect has become a pest influences the strategy used for managing it within an IPM framework. Some species have reached the status of pest because human thresholds for tolerating them have decreased as economic well-being has increased. Other species have become pests as a consequence of the availability of abundant resources for their survival and reproduction; resource concentration in time and space is conducive to rapid buildup of insect populations. Still other species have become pests in regions of their origin when they expanded their host range from comparatively unimportant native hosts to economically important introduced hosts. Finally, some species have become pests almost instantly upon being transported by humans to new locales having favorable resources but devoid of effective natural enemies.

Bee Keeping

Bee Keeping

Make money with honey How to be a Beekeeper. Beekeeping can be a fascinating hobby or you can turn it into a lucrative business. The choice is yours. You need to know some basics to help you get started. The equipment needed to be a beekeeper. Where can you find the equipment you need? The best location for the hives. You can't just put bees in any spot. What needs to be considered when picking the location for your bees?

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