Pest control refers to the guideline or administration of a species defined as a pest. In order to maximize food production, it is advantageous to protect crops from challenging species of plants, as well as from herbivores contending with humans. Many pests have only become a problem because of the direct actions of humans in West Nanticoke. Modifying these actions can often substantially reduce the pest problem with in West Nanticoke.
Pest control are done in different ways in West Nanticoke like elimination of breeding grounds, poisoned bait, field burning, hunting, traps, poison spray, space fumigation, space treatment, sterilization, destruction of infected plants, natural rodent control and repellents.