Managing pests that influence human activities negatively using various methods is known as pest control.
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. When the soil is ploughed and cultivated, before sowing; it is a biological mean of controlling pets which it will reduce the pet’s burden. To prevent the crops from being destroyed by pets, chemical method is the best method to use if insects are involved you can use insecticides to kill them and save the crops.
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 . Removing insects and small rodents by setting up barriers so that they cannot reach the crops is a physical pest control method that works best in saving the crops. 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.
Poison bait is also a type of pest control method where you place the poison in areas that show the signs of pests’ activities which will make the pest eat them directly. 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. Hygienic methods is the best method to use at home in controlling pests which may cause discomfort in that when the house is clean, pests like cockroaches which may be seeking places that have food will luck a place to breed in.