IPM is not a single pest control method but, rather, a series of pest management evaluations, decisions and controls. In practicing IPM, people who are aware of the potential for pest infestation follow a four-tiered approach.
Information in this article is taken from the U.S. government EPA website on Urban Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Principles.
- Set Action Thresholds
Before taking any action to control a pest, IPM first sets an action threshold, a point at which pest populations or environmental