New York Agriculture & Markets Law
Ornamentals Pest Management
Within the integrated pest management program there shall be established an ornamentals pest management program to include ornamental, turf, floriculture and greenhouse crops. Such program shall be conducted in such a manner to achieve the following objectives:
1. establish current pesticide use patterns and the economics of pest management for the major ornamentals, turf, floriculture and greenhouse crops;
2. develop practical monitoring techniques, biological control methods, economic thresholds and forecasting methods for pests of such crops; and
3. provide the industry with training, information and educational materials on the implementation of integrated pest management programs utilizing traditional as well as new communication channels.