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    • 2-Phenethyl Propionate Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      2-phenethyl propionate (PeP) is as an insect attractant that is applied in traps where the substance does not come into direct contact with food or humans. It is usually formulated with other attractants. Although it is ...
    • 20-Year Anniversary Report 1985-2005 

      New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2005)
      IPM: 20 years of solid science and sound solutions for farm and community, 1985-2005, a 24-page color publication that’s substantially larger and heftier than recent annual reports. This report looks to IPM’s future—our ...
    • 2015 NYS IPM Program Communication Team Status Report 

      Woodsen, Mary; English, Karen (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2016)
      In 2015 the NYS IPM Program’s communications team researched, wrote, and designed out 30th year anniversary report. We also distributed news releases on our Excellence in IPM awards, wrote or curated routine blogs, Facebook ...
    • Biocontrol Around the Home: Mosquito Control 

      Dunn, Amara R. (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2018)
      How to use Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies israelensis to control mosquitoes around the home.
    • Castor Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Castor oil is derived from the castor bean and is used for a variety of industrial and health-related applications. Its primary pesticide use is as an insecticide, but it is also used as a repellent for moles, gophers, ...
    • Cedarwood Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A.; Malakar-Kuenen, Raksha (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Cedarwood oil is a natural substance derived from the wood of cedar, juniper and cypress. It is used as an effective fungicide, molluscicide and insect repellent—often against mosquitoes and moths. All pesticidal oil ...
    • Cinnamon & Cinnamon Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Cinnamon and cinnamon oil are spices derived from tropical plants with a long and well-established use in food and fragrances. The main biologically active substances in cinnamon are cinnamaldehyde and eugenol, although ...
    • Citric Acid Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Citric acid is a naturally occurring substance and a common food ingredient. It is a severe eye irritant and can cause other health problems to exposed people. Its pesticidal use is primarily as an antimicrobial. The EPA ...
    • Citronella & Citronella Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A.; Malakar-Kuenen, Raksha (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Citronella oil is derived from two perennial grasses of the Cymbopongon species. As a pesticide, the essential oil is primarily used as a mosquito repellent, but also has other insecticidal, acaricidal and herbicidal ...
    • Cloves & Clove Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A.; Malakar-Kuenen, Raksha (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Clove oil is the essential oil of the clove plant, and may be derived from flower buds, leaves and stems. The principal biologically active component is eugenol. Clove oil may be used as an insecticide, fungicide or ...
    • Community IPM Outreach Efforts for 2015 

      Lampman, Joellen; Braband, Lynn; Frye, Matthew; Gangloff-Kaufmann, Jody; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2015)
      The core mission of the Community IPM Program is to provide New Yorkers with safe and effective solutions to manage pests where people live, work, learn and play. Because the field of Community IPM is vast, including all ...
    • Corn Gluten Meal Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Corn gluten meal is derived from the wet milling of corn and is mostly used as a livestock feed ingredient. It has been shown to inhibit germination of both grassy and broad-leaf weeds and may be used as a pre-emergent ...
    • Corn Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Corn oil is a common food ingredient produced from corn, and as such, has few safety concerns. While not widely used as an active pesticide ingredient, its primary pesticidal use is as a suffocating oil of insects and for ...
    • Cottonseed Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Cottonseed oil is a common, edible oil found in a wide range of foods. When acting as a pesticide, it is mainly used as an adjuvant or carrier with insecticides. The mode of action for cottonseed oil is considered non-toxic ...
    • Dried Blood Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Dried blood is a by-product of the slaughter or rendering of animals, typically cattle. As a pesticide, it is used to repel deer and other vertebrate pests. The EPA considers registered pesticides containing dried blood ...
    • Eugenol Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Eugenol is a naturally occurring aromatic compound derived primarily from cloves, and used as a flavoring agent. The EPA allowed eugenol to be used as an active ingredient in minimum risk pesticides because of its long ...
    • Garlic & Garlic Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Garlic is a food crop with documented therapeutic and pesticidal effects. It has been long-recognized as a bactericide due to the effects of a variety of sulfur-containing compounds with strong biological activity. These ...
    • Geraniol Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Geraniol, a naturally-occurring terpenoid found in food plants, is often used as a fragrance or ingredient in cosmetics. When used as a pesticide, it is primarily a mosquito and tick repellent, or used against mites. Most ...
    • Geranium Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Geranium oil is an essential oil primarily derived from Pelargonium graveolens, but may be extracted from other plants in the genera Geranium and Pelargonium. The oil is a mixture of various aromatics and esters. The primary ...
    • Lauryl Sulfate Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Lauryl sulfate, otherwise known as hydrogen dodecyl sulfate, is an anionic surfactant. It is not commonly used in pesticides, with sodium lauryl sulfate being the preferred form. Lauryl sulfate has selective antimicrobial ...