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GEAPS 525B On Demand: Identification of Insect Pests and Vertebrates:
Identification is the first step in creating an IPM plan, if you don’t know what you are dealing with it, how can it be managed? This section will cover the basics of identification and how to tell the species apart, looking at the following:
Insects: Primary and Secondary Feeders
This segment covers the most commonly seen insect pests in the grain industry, signs of damage, and process for identification as well basic biology (lifespan of adults, reproduction, differentiating characteristics, feeding preferences, temperature requirements, etc.).
Vertebrates: Birds and Mammals
This segment covers the most commonly seen species in the grain industry, indications or conducive conditions related to the vertebrate pest and process for identification as well basic biology.
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