Horticulture/Pest Control Methods

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Barriers prevent the pest from reaching the plant.


Repellents are chemicals (or plants containing those chemicals) that make the pest avoid the plant.

Physical removal[edit]

Physical removal means removing the pests by hand, crushing them, blasting them with water, vacuuming them up, etc.

Trap crops[edit]

Trap crops are plants that the pest prefers over the plants you are trying to protect.


Poisons are chemicals that kill the pest. Most poisons are specific.