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INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT

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Key – Those standards which have greater significance (all other standards are normal)

Recommendation – Those which do not affect certification

New – A completely new standard which the member must now adhere to

Revised – A standard that has changed and requires the member to take some different or additional action to before

Upgraded – The standard has been upgraded to a Key standard or from a Recommendation to a full standard

Appendix – Referenced in ‘How you will be measured’. Indicates that additional information is provided in the Appendices, which are available at the end of each section.

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Aim:

INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT

CR.IM.1

Standards

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) must be in place to proactively manage crop production.

How you will be measured

CR.IM.1.a

An IPM Plan is documented and followed.

CR.IM.1.b

The IPM Plan is discussed with relevant staff, advisers and contractors.

IPM Plan

CR.IM.2

Standards

Regular crop inspections must be undertaken and recorded.

Crop inspection records

CR.IM.3

Standards

Relevant pests, diseases and weeds must be monitored regularly and recorded.

How you will be measured

CR.IM.3.a

Recording is carried out directly or through participation in a relevant prediction programme.

CR.IM.3.b

Thresholds are used to avoid the routine application of PPPs.

Pest/weed/disease records