integrated pest management

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Definition of integrated pest management 

: management of agricultural and horticultural pests that minimizes the use of chemicals and emphasizes natural and low-toxicity methods (such as the use of crop rotation and beneficial predatory insects)

First Known Use of integrated pest management

1976, in the meaning defined above

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