Biological, Cultural and Chemical Methods of Pest Control
pests are the biggest menace that has affected human beings today while they try to eliminate them based on their hosts with some living in plants while others in animals. Pests are termed as unwanted living or nonliving things that have caused harm to the host they are inhabiting with some even causing diseases to the host.There are very many pest control methods where one can treat a pest depending on the host that it inhabits. Since pest eradication can be done in very many ways, scientists in this area have tried to classify the main ways of eradicating pests as biological, chemical or cultural. Time and again different companies have emerged as they seek to get rid of this menace with institutions starting programs of such and experts in the field are now rising day in day out. 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. In pest control, different pests will be controlled and managed in very different ways thus it is essential that a person knows the pest that he or she is facing as this will help in controlling the pests.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. One can eradicate most of the pests that do not find host in animals or human beings by removing their habitats thus the pests will migrate to another habitat.
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.There are people who will use the biological way in killing pests which includes the process of introducing a parasite or predator that will help to kill the pest in question.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. The different plants can be interchanged in different seasons as this will help in reducing the pests in a particular land.
Each way that is used should have useful results in the pest eradication.