Integrated Pest Management - Insights

Summer 2010

August 5, 2010 Nervous Ticks

IPM sets a bleak scene for Lyme disease carriers: The threat of Lyme disease has added a note of caution to outdoor activities in recent years. The Northeastern IPM Center funds research on ways to control ticks to protect human health while reducing the use of pesticides.



August 5, 2010 Stink Bug Summit

A new IPM Working Group is taking aim at the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), a pest that was introduced from Asia in the 1990s and has since spread to all of the mid-Atlantic states.



August 5, 2010 IPM Partnership Projects for 2010

In 2010, the Northeastern IPM Center has awarded more than $400,000 to support research and outreach projects in northeastern states through the IPM Partnership Grants Program.