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PEST

a framework used by business strategists to identify those factors operating in the ‘outer’ (macro) environment of a firm which impinge upon its activities and profitability in addition to factors affecting its immediate product MARKETS. PEST has four elements: political (e.g. the UK government's policy on joining the EURO-zone); economic (e.g. recession/boom conditions. See BUSINESS CYCLE); social (e.g. DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGES) and technological (e.g. the impact of the INTERNET). See BUSINESS STRATEGY.
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Indeed, the venomous pest appeared to operate as an antidote against all other poisons.
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Sensing its importance, agriculture department has improvised proceedings on breeding and nurturing of this pest for its free distribution among cotton farmers.
The emphasis of the conference is on area-wide integrated pest management, which is applied to whole pest populations, as opposed to conventional pest management, which is applied on a field-by-field basis.
4 May 2017 - Washington, US-based pest management service provider Sprague Pest Solutions has acquired California, US-based TMC Pest Management to expand services in the Pacific Coastal area of the US, the company said.
Masa Establishment (for pest extermination, maintenance and contracting) understands the rigours of scientific pest control, and its technicians align Integrated Pest Management (IPM) solutions to the internal standards and controls for the clients.
Because pest pressure can be detrimental to business, including staff in the IPM plan is more than just an additional task for employees--it's crucial that they know what to look for and how to report any potential pest activity or conducive conditions.
In 1979, the California legislature provided funding to the UC Division of Agricultural Sciences (now Agriculture and Natural Resources, ANR) to establish the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM).
The Pest Control Section of Dubai Municipality's Public Health Services Department has organised a training programme for private pest control contractors and establishments.
Department of Agriculture Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Regional Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Centers, and the IPM Institute of North America, the plan provides a road map to understanding pest biology, inspection and monitoring, and pest prevention, which are key to successfully implementing IPM.
Winter pest infestations can be hazardous and bothersome, but they can be prevented.