Pests are species that influence human activities negatively and are managed by various methods.
In urban environments insects and birds are the pests that are found there and are controlled mainly through chemical means like the insecticides which kills them instantly. To reduce pets burden in agriculture, it is convenient to plough and cultivate the soil before you plough which is a biological mean of controlling pets. Insecticide is a chemical method of destroying crop pests like the insects in agriculture so that you can save the crops from being destroyed.
In places like airfields where birds are the pests that interrupt human beings from their daily activities, and they are kept away by leaving long grasses in the compound as it will make it difficult for the birds to move around. Pests are also controlled electronic like using the mosquito’s repellants which kills mosquitos instantly since they use electricity to spread the chemical in them through electricity. The best way to control pests like mosquitoes is by destroying their breeding background which will make it impossible for them to breed since they will not have a place to breed in like the still waters.
Pest-destroying animals is another method of destroying pests that cause discomforts to human being like when you use cats as bait to rats since cats are enemies to rats, the cats will eat the rats and it will help in destroying the rats . Setting up barriers to make the small rodents and insects from reaching the crops and destroying them is known as physical pest control method which is the simplest method to save crops from being destroyed. Use of beneficial microorganisms on plants is another category of pest control method where if the microorganisms has a symbolic relationship with the plant I will help deter pests and destroy harmful bacteria that might destroy the plant.
Placing poison where the pests’ activities happen that will make the pastes eat the poison immediately is another category of pest control method known as poison bait. A traditional method of pest control is the field burning which involves burning of the top layer of the soil or the debris that kills pests which may have negative effects on the soil. Natural predators are a type of pest control method which does not require any chemicals to control the pests like farmers use ladybugs to remove or control aphid infestations which may destroy the entire crop. A house that is clean will help to control pastes in the house since the pastes like cockroaches will not have any place to stay as the whole house will be clean which will make them go away to go look for another place to stay in.