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Why should I be concerned?

Pesticides are important agricultural production tools that provide many benefits. Pesticides have been developed and used because human beings compete with insects, weeds, diseases and rodents for food, fiber and habitation.

Proper management of these pests requires a responsible, systematic approach, which Integrated Pest Management (IPM) provides.