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Crop Protection Strategies for Subsistence Farmers

Series: Westview Studies in Insect Biology

Edited By: Miguel A Altieri

Westview Press

Paperback | Jan 1993 | #24383 | ISBN: 1853392057
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Hardback | Dec 1994 | #34783 | ISBN: 0813386357
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Describes strategies that rely on farmers' knowledge and participation, local resources, and alternative low-input methods as a sensitive approach to developing and implementing pest control schemes adjusted to farmers' needs and their socioeconomic and agroecological conditions.


Designing and improving pest management systems for subsistence farmers, Miguel A. Altieri; steps toward an alternate and safe pest management system for small farmers in the Philippines, Kenneth T. MacKay et al; a farming systems approach to insect pest management for upland and lowland rice farmers in tropical Asia, James A. Litsinger; implementation of IPM for small-scale cassava farmers, A.R. Braun et al; effects of cassava intercropping and varietal mixtures on herbivore load, plant growth and yields - applications for small farmers in Latin America, Clifford S. Gold; human interactions in classical biological control of cassava and mango mealybugs on subsistence farms in tropical Africa, Peter Neuenschwander.

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