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Encyclopedia of Pest Management

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Encyclopedia of Pest Management (3-Volume Set)

NHBS Price: £636.00 $801/€747 approx

Series: Encyclopedia of Pest Management Volume: 1

By: David Pimentel (Editor)

903 pages, illustrations

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2002 | Edition: 1 | #141756 | ISBN: 0824706323
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About this book

With contributions from more than 300 esteemed international authorities, this Encyclopedia offers more than 800 cited works, drawings, tables, and photographs. It provides studies of effective, economical, and environmentally compatible pest management systems, discusses recent pesticide and biocide laws and regulations, and considers human health impact and the costs of pesticide use. Details are provided on prevention aspects of pest management, including forecasting, modeling, conservation, monitoring, and scouting.

" [...] a must for both public libraries and agricultural research institutions."
Acta Agronomica Hungarica

" [...] valuable [...] .comprehensive [...] up-to-date references [...] .easy to read [...] describes sophisticated, scientifically-based issues and management techniques for pest control."
– Mary Bomford, M.Sc., Ph.D., Principal Research Scientist, Bureau of Rural Sciences, Canberra, Australia


Contents

- Auxiliaries: Deodorants, Diluents, Solvents, Stickers, Surfactants, and Synergists
- Allergenic Reactions to Pesticides and Pests
- Biological Control of Plant Pathogens (Fungi)
- Biological Control of Plant Pathogens (Viruses)
- Compatibility of Chemical and Biological Pesticides
- Cosmetic Standards (Blemished Food Products and Insects in Foods)
- Destruction of Natural Enemies by Pesticides
- Ecological Aspects of Pest Management
- Field Crop Pest Management (Insects and Mites)
- Field Crop Pest Management (Plant Pathogens)
- GIS and Gps Systems in Pest Control
- Glasshouse Crop Pest Management (Insects and Mites)
- Historical Epidemics (E.G., Irish Potato Famine)
- History of Biological Controls
- Insect Pest Management
- Insect Pest Management for Lawns
- Legal Aspects of Pest Management and Pesticides
- Lethal Genes for Use in Insect Control
- Natural Enemy Monitoring for Pest Management
- Neurological Effects of Insecticides
- Ornamental Crop Pest Management (Insects)
- Ornamental Crop Pest Management (Plant Pathogens)
- Postharvest Insect Control with Inert Dusts
- Principles of Pest Management with Emphasis on Plant Pathogens
- Regulating Pesticides (Laws and Regulations)
- Reproductive and Developmental Effects from Occupational Pesticides Exposure
- Soil Erosion and Pesticide Translocation Control
- System and Management of Integrated Plant Control
- Vegetable Crop Pest Management (Weeds)
- Weed Management: Introduction and Mechanical and Cultural Approaches
- Worker Protection Standard


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