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Insect Pest Management: Field and Protected Crops

Edited By: A R Horowitz

340 pages, 35 illus

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #145983 | ISBN: 3540207554
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About this book

This book meets the growing demand for information on a safer and environmentally friendly approach to pest management. It describes new strategies to reduce resistance problems.


Contents

Biorational Insecticides - Mechanisms, Selectivity and Importance in Pest Management.- New Applications for Neonicotinoid Insecticides Using Imidacloprid as an Example.- The Spatial Dimension in the Ecology of Insect Pests and Its Relevance to Pest Management.- Resistance Management for Sustainable Use of Bacillus thuringiensis Crops in Integrated Pest Management.- Implementing Integrated Pest Management in Australian Cotton.- Area-Wide Management of Insects Infesting Cotton.- Integrated Pest Management for Insect Pests of Cotton in Less Developed Countries.- Advances in Insect Pest Management of Oilseed Rape in Europe.- Recent Advances in Corn Integrated Pest Management.- Advances in United States Sweet Corn and Snap Bean Insect Pest Management.- Integrated Pest Management in Vegetables and Ornamentals in the Western United States.- Physical Control in Greenhouses and Field Crops.- Ultraviolet-Absorbing Barriers, an Efficient Integrated Pest Management Tool to Protect Greenhouses from Insects and Virus Diseases.


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