A closer look at pest control

Our exclusive research reveals how North American growers oversee insect pest management, from insect pressures and IPM programs to scouting and budgets.


This summer, Nursery Management magazine surveyed North American growers about administering pest management plans, which pests are the most problematic, scouting protocols, pest control budgets and much more. Our survey of more than 250 growers revealed that most respondents have an integrated pest management plan; many practice rotation of active ingredients and modes of action; and just over 50% are scouting daily for pests.

Editor’s note: Due to rounding, not all percentages add up to 100.

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