An integrated pest management tool for evaluating schools Academic Article uri icon


  • by Extension Journal, Inc. Having the ability to assess pest problems in schools is essential for a successful integrated pest management (IPM) program. However, such expertise can be costly and is not available to all school districts across the United States. The web-based IPM Calculator was developed to address this problem. By answering questions about the condition of a building and the behaviors of individuals who use it, any pest management professional or building manager can use the IPM Calculator to assess pest risk at a school campus and obtain IPM-based solutions to reduce that pest risk. This new tool is available online at

published proceedings

  • Journal of Extension

author list (cited authors)

  • Bennett, B., Hurley, J., & Merchant, M.

complete list of authors

  • Bennett, B||Hurley, J||Merchant, M

publication date

  • January 2016