Pest Control

As will be apparent from what was said above, pests are organisms that damage, to an economically significant extent, humans or their possessions, or that in some other way are a source of annoyance to humans. Implicit in the above description are value judgments that may vary according to who is making them, as well as where and when they are being made. Nevertheless, in a given set of circumstances, there will be an economic injury (annoyance) threshold, measured in terms of a species' population density, above which it is desirable (profitable) to take control measures that will reduce the species' density. As the margin between economic injury threshold and actual population density widens, the desirability

744 TABLE 24.3. Principal Control Methods in Relation to Ecological Strategies of Pestsa
Beekeeping for Beginners

Beekeeping for Beginners

The information in this book is useful to anyone wanting to start beekeeping as a hobby or a business. It was written for beginners. Those who have never looked into beekeeping, may not understand the meaning of the terminology used by people in the industry. We have tried to overcome the problem by giving explanations. We want you to be able to use this book as a guide in to beekeeping.

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