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    • Pesticides in Child Care Initiative 2010 Staten Island Pilot Project 

      Anderson, Marcia; Glynn, Tara; Enache, Adrian (New York State IPM Program, 2011)
      It is well known that infants and small children are among the most likely groups to suffer long-term health effects from exposure to chemical pesticides. There are two main reasons for this: higher exposure risk and greater ...
    • Quantifying nitrogen leaching from an organic herbicide (corn gluten meal) 

      Kao-Kniffin, Jenny (New York State IPM Program, 2012)
      The recent NYS law banning conventional herbicides on school grounds (Child Safe Playing Fields Law) could create emerging problems for stormwater pollution management. We anticipate that corn gluten meal applications will ...
    • Reducing Impacts from Ticks in Home and Recreational Landscapes 

      Ferrare, Kristina; Lyons, Jessi (New York State IPM Program, 2015)
      The population of ticks and incidence of tick-borne illness in Central New York has increased dramatically in recent years. Popular state recreation areas were identified as hyperendemic with Lyme disease in 2014. Deer ...
    • School IPM Outreach and Research Activities, NYS IPM Program, 2018 

      Braband, Lynn; Lampman, Joellen; Gangloff-Kaufmann, Jody; Frye, Matt; Marvin, Debra; Dunn, Amara (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2018)
      NYS schools need assistance in reducing risks to children and others from both pests and the overuse of pesticides. In 2018, NYS IPM Program activities have resulted in school personnel becoming better informed and able ...
    • The Effects of Mulching Leaves in Place on Tick Populations in Lawns and Parks 

      Wickings, Kyle; Bonhotal, Jean; Schwarz, Mary; Lampman, Joellen (New York State IPM Program, 2015)
      In an effort to reduce costs on waste management, several municipalities in Westchester County are promoting efforts such as the “Love ‘Em and Leave ‘Em” initiative, which encourages homeowners to mulch fall leaves in ...
    • Yellowjacket Trapping Efficacy Trials, NYS IPM Program, 2014 & 2015 

      Braband, Lynn; Frye, Matthew; Lampman, Joellen; Marvin, Debra (New York State IPM Program, 2015)
      Container traps baited with a food attractant are often promoted as a technique to reduce yellowjacket populations without the use of pesticides. There has been little or no work on whether the traps reduce the risk of ...