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Insect Pest Management: Techniques for Environmental Protections

Edited By: JE Rechcigl and NA Rechcigl

392 pages, Figs, tabs

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #107246 | ISBN: 1566704782
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NHBS Price: £79.99 $101/€95 approx

About this book

Covers specific ecological measures, environmentally acceptable physical control measures, use of chemical pesticides, and a detailed account of agronomic and other cultural practices. It also includes a chapter on state-of-the-art integrated pest management based, a section on biological control, and lastly a section devoted to legal and legislative issues.

This book should be in major reference collections and on the shelves of pest management specialists and their coworkers. --R. Frederiksen, in CHOICE, July/August 2000 Promo Copy


Contents

ECOLOGICAL MEASURES Ecological Control of Insects, D.J. Horn PHYSICAL CONTROL Physical Control of Insects, C. Y. Oseto CHEMICAL CONTROL Ecologically Based Use of Insecticides, C.A. Edward's Selective Insecticides, D.G. Pfeiffer CULTURAL PRACTICES Using Cultural Practices to Enhance Insect Pest Control by Natural Enemies, N.A. Schellhorn, J.P. Harmon, and D.A. Andow Implementation of Ecologically-Based IPM, G.W. Cuperus, P.G. Mulder, and T.A. Royer BIOLOGICAL CONTROL Biological Control of Insects, J.R. Hagler Biological Control by Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. Israelensis, Y. Margalith and E. Ben-Dov REGULATORY ASPECTS Quarantines and Regulations, Pest Risk Analysis, and International Trade, R.P. Kahn, G.L. Cave, J.K. Greifer, and R. Imai Regulation and Its Economic Consequences, M. Ollinger and J. Fernandez-Cornejo

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