Pheromones advantages and disadvantages

Pheromones advantages and disadvantages

Advantages

  1. Pheromones are low cost hence affordable.
  2. Insect ID not required.
  3. Easy to install and manage
  4. nontoxic.
  5. no residue on food
  6. If used wisely can detect a low insect population.
  7. can be used season long.

Disadvantages

  1. Knowledge intensive- may require tech support
  2. weather sensitive
  3. does not tell avout plant injury
  4. several traps could difficult to manage
  5. precautions are needed when handling.
  6. may by cumbersome to handle.