IPM Elements

Elements of IPM

The purpose of IPM Elements is to provide current Ohio information on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices or tactics for specific crops.  This document is to be used as a checklist and as an evaluation instrument for growers applying to conservation programs such as Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).

This document is also intended to help growers identify areas in their production system that possess strong IPM qualities and also point out areas for improvement.

Field Crops Fruit Crops Vegetable Crops Turf Grass
Alfalfa Apple Cabbage Residential Turf
Corn Blueberry Carrot  
Soybeans Cherry Cucumber (pickles)  
Wheat Peach Lettuce  
  Pear Pepper  
  Plum Potato  
  Raspberry Radish  
  Strawberry Snap beans  
    Pumpkin & Squash  
    Sweet corn