This review paper provides information drawn from the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Act and Regulation that will be of particular interest to those using a pesticide for the management of mosquitoes (including larviciding and adulticiding) on public or private land. The IPM Act was brought into force on December 31, 2004, replacing the Pesticide Control Act. The legislation sets out requirements for the use and sale of pesticides in British Columbia. This document presents a lay summary of the requirements set forth in the IPM Act and Regulation for the use of bacterial or other pesticides for mosquito management. Additional information ? including a summary overview of the Act and Regulation, other industry sector reviews of the Act and Regulation and links to application forms and the legislation ? can be accessed by clicking on the address below, or from the Ministry of Environment homepage, by following the Environmental Protection Division, Environmental Management Branch, and IPM links.
BC Ministry of Environment. 2005. Integrated Pest Management Act and Regulation Mosquito Management Sector Review Paper. BC Ministry of Environment
Keywords: Integrated Pest Management, IPA, Mosquito
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