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Descriptor English: Pest Control
Descriptor Spanish: Control de Plagas
Descriptor Portuguese: Controle de Pragas
Descriptor French: Lutte contre les nuisibles
Entry term(s): Control, Pest
Management, Pest
Pest Management
Tree number(s): N06.850.780.200.650
SP4.022
VS4.001.001.004
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010571
Scope note: The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous plants, insects, or other animals. This includes control of plants that serve as habitats or food sources for animal pests.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate with specific pest; WEED CONTROL is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 76
History Note: 76; was NON MESH before 1976
Related: Weed Control MeSH
DeCS ID: 27748
Unique ID: D010571
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1976/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/23
Revision Date: 2015/02/10
Pest Control - Preferred
Concept UI M0016428
Scope note The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous plants, insects, or other animals. This includes control of plants that serve as habitats or food sources for animal pests.
Preferred term Pest Control
Entry term(s) Control, Pest
Management, Pest
Pest Management



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