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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Connecticut Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program for Schools
Abstract: The Connecticut School IPM Program is a five-step program that includes education and training, pest monitoring, non-chemical pest management, using pesticides, and record-keeping and evalutation.
Source: University of Connecticut
URL: http://www.hort.uconn.edu/ipm/general/scoolipm/ipm4school.ht
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IPM in Schools Nationwide Directory
Abstract: During the evolution of IPM in schools, many states have taken many different approaches. Some states have passed mandates, while others push the initiative on a purely voluntary basis. This provides a clickable map to locate information on the status of school IPM in your state.
Source: U.S. EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/region5/pesticides/ipm/index.html

Northwest Coalition for Alernatives to Pesticides
Abstract: This Web site is dedicated to protecting people and the environment by advancing healthy solutions to pest problems. They offer programs, publications, and information; they produce the Journal of Pesticide Reform.
Source: NCAP
URL: http://www.pesticide.org/

Poisoned Schools: Invisible Threats Visible Actions [PDF]
Abstract: This report discusses many aspects of toxic chemicals in schools, and included is pesticides, developing IPM programs and the Gold Standard School IPM Policy.
Source: Child Proofing Our Communities
URL: http://www.childproofing.org/PoisonSchoolsfinalForWeb2-27-01
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Selecting Treatment Strategies [PDF]
Abstract: Pest managers need to consider many strategies for control and effective programs. This offers a simple explanation of key treatment strategies.
Source: U.S. EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/ipm/schoolipm/chap-4.pdf

State and Local School Pesticide Policies
Abstract: A clickable map provides links to current school and state pesticide policies and programs that are being adopted across the country.
Source: Beyond Pesticides
URL: http://www.beyondpesticides.org/schools/schoolpolicies/index
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Unidentified Inert Ingredients in Pesticides: Implications for Human and Environmental Health
Abstract: By statute or regulation in the United States and elsewhere, pesticide ingredients are divided into two categories: active and inert (sometimes referred to as other ingredients, adjuvants, or coformulants) . Despite their name, inert ingredients may be biologically or chemically active and are labeled inert only because of their function in the formulated product. Most of the tests required to register a pesticide are performed with the active ingredient alone, not the full pesticide formulation. Inert ingredients are generally not identified on product labels and are often claimed to be confidential business information.
Source: Environmental Health Perspectives
URL: http://www.ehponline.org/docs/2006/9374/abstract.html

 


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