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Global Pesticide Resistance in Arthropods

Edited By: ME Whalon, D Mota-Sanchez and RM Hollingsworth

169 pages, no illustrations

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Apr 2008 | #171596 | ISBN-13: 9781845933531
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NHBS Price: £84.99 $104/€95 approx

About this book

Pesticide resistance has had a substantial impact on crop production and has been an important driver of change in modern agriculture, animal production and human health. Due to increased selection pressure, this resistance can be linked to export/import health and phytosanitary standards, invasive species eradication projects and global pandemics. However, the development of new biological and chemical products and the use of integrated pest management strategies have been successful in reducing pesticide resistance.

Focusing specifically on arthropods, this book provides a comprehensive review of relevant issues in pesticide resistance. Detailed listings and references to all documented reports of resistance from around the world are included as well as discussions on the mechanisms and evolution of resistance and management techniques.

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