“Pest control gives uncontrolled growth of crops”. As a sign of the quote given here pest controlling is the sign of good output in the cultivation of crops. Pest control methods available in various forms. But here we can see only in some categories as, biological, chemical, physical, fumigation, fogging and heat treatment. Apart from this other three basic types of Pest Control Colchester are
- Pest extermination
- Pest removal
- Pest prevention
Pest control which is applicable to humans is always harmful to humans or human concern. Before stepping into pest eradication, we have to concentrate on oneself protection. This includes wearing outfits and taking safety pills before starting the project of pest control. To date, we heard about the control of pests by either natural or artificial methods. On the other hand, it involves the type of pest that they are going to control.
Basic things on pest control:
Knowing the types of pest control improves the patent of how to be controlled and the ways to be followed to control the pest naturally and in an artificial way too. Poisoned bait, Traps, Chemical repellent, and pesticides. Pest can cause harmful effects on our property sometimes seriously to our health conditions too. Generally, people have an idea that removing pests is the ending to all of our problems in cultivation as the people thought is not beyond that way of thinking.
One way of natural pest control is available as it is called BIOLOGICAL PEST CONTROL in another way. It involves the way of controlling pests with the help of weeds, insects, mites, and plant disease by using some organisms. It mainly depends on HERBIVORY, PARASITISM, AND PREDATION.
Two common pesticides used at household levels are PYRETHRINS AND PYRETHROIDS. One of the reasons for this usage is that the particular pesticide is very mild when compared to other kinds of pesticide and also less harmful to humans in nature. The main targets of this kind of pesticide are mosquitoes and houseflies.
Cultural form of pest and harm on humans:
Cultural pest management methods include Mechanical tilling/ plowing. Hand pulling of weeds with all their roots. Eating leaves by a sheep will stop or affect the growth of leaves, stem, and seed production. Pesticides are a mild form of poison that is naturally used for destroying the pest. On the other hand, pest form also affects humans in some other possible ways like respiratory problems and cancer symptoms too.
Definition of pesticide by fao(food and agriculture organization):
A mixture of any substance instead of eradicating the pest causing harm to human beings by causing illness and on the other hand reducing the amount of output that has been produced during cultivation. Sometimes it may be administered to animals for the control of insects and other harmful diseases causing insects or the liquids against human health issues. Pesticides can also be considered as BIODEGRADABLE, PERSISTENT forms of pesticides. In such cases, biopesticides are derived from natural things like animals, plants, bacteria, and certain other minerals which we get from nature.