Biological, Cultural and Chemical Methods of Pest Control
Pests are termed to being the biggest hazard that can harm a human being or the host in which it inhabits. Many people who have tried to define a pest will state that a pest is any commodity living or non living that will bring undesirable effects to a human being, plant or animal thus affecting its effectiveness.There are very many pest control methods where one can treat a pest depending on the host that it inhabits.The wide classification of pest control can be done either biologically or chemically where different methods are done in each. In the recent times, pest eradication has been found to being an exercise that will want to have experts thus companies have also emerged from the same giving professional assistance on how to treat a pest. One should follow a series of events before treating the hurdle of pests for it to be fully effective where learning about the different pests available comes first then the habitats that they are in before identifying the pest and start on the different ways of treating them.Not all pests will have the same methods of curbing thus it is essential for one to know how to control the pest that he/ she is facing.There are ways in which one can control pests without necessarily involving a professional for instance, keeping your gutters clean, ensuring food is always covered, eliminating standing water, and so many more.In learning the places where pests will inhabit more so the ones that do not stick to an animal or a living thing, one can eradicate the pests through cleaning and remove their habitats.
Cultural, chemical and biological are the primary classification of pest elimination in agricultural activities where the mainly used is through the cultivating of land which will help eliminate all the available disease in a land.The chemical ways of eradicating pests is applying pesticides in the affected region where this process is done consistently before the pests are wholly eliminated. Biological methods will involve the introduction of a parasite or predators that will either kill the pest or make the pest its food thus diminish the many pests in an area.One of the biological ways that are used in eliminating pests in agricultural firms is trap cropping where a plant is introduced in trapping pests that will come to the nearby stations that are being protected.Crop Rotation is also another biological way of eradicating pests where this prohibits the pests that were in a particular land to infest the same crop in another season.
Pest eradication should be a productive activity depending on the method that the pest controller is using.