Pesticide-based approaches such as herbicides, insecticides and fungicides. Biological pest control approaches such as cover crops, trap crops and beetle banks. Barrier-based approaches such as agrotextiles and bird netting. Animal psychology-based approaches such as bird scarers.
Entomology is the study of insects and their relationship to humans, the environment, and other organisms. Entomologists make great contributions to such diverse fields as agriculture, chemistry, biology, human/animal health, molecular science, criminology, and forensics.