Insect Control Strategies and Host Plant Resistance Quiz

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What is the purpose of applying cultural control practices in an IPM system?

To give greater competitiveness to the crop over the pest.

Why is it important to conserve natural enemies in an IPM system?

To increase suitable resources for natural enemies around the crop.

What is an economic threshold in the context of an IPM system?

A particular pest population density at which the economic gains from applying an insecticide exceed the cost of insecticide and its application.

Why is maintaining accurate records important in IPM?

To make informed IPM decisions based on economics, environment, and human health.

Test your knowledge on insect control strategies including cultural management, host plant resistance, biological control, and chemical control. Learn about the concept of host plant resistance (HPR) in crops and its advantages in improving crop yield and quality.

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