Integrated Pest Management Glossary

There are currently 6 definitions in this directory beginning with the letter E.

Economic threshold
The point at which the cost of controlling a pest population is justified by the economic benefits of reducing damage or increasing yields.

The ability of a control method to successfully reduce pest populations.

Egg (Insect)
The first stage of insect development, where the insect develops inside an eggshell.

Egg (Spider Mite)
The first stage of spider mite development, where the mite lays eggs on plant surfaces.

Entomopathogenic fungus
A type of fungus that infects and kills insects.

A type of spider mite that is very small and has a worm-like body shape.

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