Pest Scouting

Business / Agriculture / Pest Scouting: Inspecting a field for pests, including insects, weeds, and pathogens. Pest scouting is a basic component of integrated pest management programs. It is used to determine whether pest populations are at levels that warrant control intervention and also may help to determine the most appropriate method of control.

Other Words for Pest

Pest Adjective Synonyms: nuisance, annoyance, nag, irritant, bother, gadfly, bane, trial, heckler, vexation, curse, thorn in one's flesh, pain (in the neck), (Yiddish) nudge or noodge or nudzh, nudnik, pain in the arse or ass
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Pesticide Residue Tolerance

Business / Agriculture / Pesticide Residue Tolerance: The amount of pesticide residue allowed by regulation to remain in or on a food sold in interstate commerce. Whenever a pesticide is registered for use on a food or a feed crop, a tolerance (or exempt MORE

Pesticide Recordkeeping Program (PRP)

Business / Agriculture / Pesticide Recordkeeping Program (PRP): Authorized by the FACT Act of 1990, the program requires that private pesticide applicators keep records of the pesticides they use in agricultural production and that the records be surveyed to provi MORE

Pesticide Data Program (PDP)

Business / Agriculture / Pesticide Data Program (PDP): A program initiated in 1991 by the Agricultural Marketing Service to collect pesticide residue data on selected food commodities, primarily fruits and vegetables. PDP data are used by the Environmenta MORE

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