Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 62.73
Liaison Tina Woolston
Submission Date Aug. 1, 2011
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Tufts University
OP-9: Integrated Pest Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.75 / 2.00 John Vik
Grounds Supervisor
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The size of the campus grounds :
80 Acres

The size of campus grounds that are maintained in accordance with a four-tiered IPM plan :
70 Acres

A brief description of the IPM plan(s) :

Tufts facilities monitors, identifies, and uses spot treating along with sound horticultural practices. There is regular seeding and fertilization at the rate of 4 pounds of nitrogen per thousand square foot per year, which is done by a licensed contractor. We mainly fertilize with fertilizer consisting of methlene urea or sulphur coated urea to give a slow release. On the grounds we do three applications and only treat broadleaf weeds and crabgrass where we find them in accordance with IPM specifications. This occurs on approximately 20 acres on the grounds.

The website URL where information about the IPM plan(s) is available:

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