Trees And Pest Control
Pests are those insects that are harmful to both crops and animal. They take away all the nutrients of the plants and eventually make the plants weak. There are areas that are prone to pest infestations. These areas suffer great losses in the production line since the produce they get is not up to standard. This causes great rejection in the market since the produce do not meet the specifications of the customers. Chemical or biological methods are used in controlling pests. Research institutions have been put up in order to do research on the various pests that are prone to different areas. In order for the research institutions to estimate the number of pests in given areas they have to do very keen analysis that normally take a long period of time. The great experience possessed by the trained people who are employed by these institutions help in the identification and dealing with the pests.
Pests are eradicated from tree plantations by use of other animals that feed on these small pests in biological control. Since this method is environmental friendly the air is not polluted. In these plantations the animals have to be in a position to feed on the pests and also be adapted to the environment. Proper selection of these animals has to be done in order to ensure that the aim of eradicating the pests is met. You can phone us now for more tips.
In the tree plantation if the eradication of pests if not effective by use of the biological method then you can go ahead and use the chemical method. The manufactured chemicals that are used in chemical eradication are specific for different pests. Each chemical has a specific pest that it eradicates hence it is important to consider the type of pest that you are eradicating before you can purchase a chemical. These chemicals have to be used in the right proportions in order to achieve best results. The instructions on how best to use the chemicals is always given in the container of the chemical by the manufacturer.
Fast action is the advantage that chemical method has over the biological method. The method experiences disadvantages despite this advantage. Air pollution is caused by these chemicals due to the production of fumes hence these chemicals are not environmentally friendly. People handling these chemicals can get poisoning or burns from the chemicals if they do not practice safe handling of the chemicals. This calls for trained personnel to handle these chemicals and also they should be very cautious in the handling process. Most people find it hard to acquire these chemicals since their cost is high. The chemicals can have their generics hence you can purchase them and the results are not very appealing. This sector has to be put key interest since pest control in tree plantation is very crucial. Find out more details from Monterey pest control and tree services.