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Encyclopedia of Pest Management, Volume II

Edited By: David Pimentel
Publisher: CRC Press
Encyclopedia of Pest Management, Volume II
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  • Encyclopedia of Pest Management, Volume II ISBN: 9781420053616 Hardback Jul 2007 Usually dispatched within 6 days
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With contributions from more than 200 esteemed international authorities and containing approximately 200 entries, the Encyclopedia of Pest Management, Volume II is a key reference for professionals in academia, industry, and government, as well as students at all levels. It is designed to be regularly consulted for immediate and precise information to guide students, scientists, workers, policy makers, and the public. Contributions address a wide spectrum of scientific and environmental topics, concepts, methodologies, strategies, solutions, questions, and dilemmas. It provides numerous references, thus allowing readers access to additional, more detailed information.


Contents Coverage includes-- * Principles of integrated pest management (IPM) * Pests and their management in crops and livestock * Insect pests * Weed pests * Plant pathogens * Vertebrate pests * Crop, livestock, and stored-food losses * Biological, cultural, and mechanical pest control * Pest control through breeding and bio- and gene-technology * Pesticides: types and uses * Pesticide and biocide application technology * Pesticide laws and regulations * Semiochemicals * Water and soil pollution from pesticide use * Ecological backlash * Environmental impacts of pesticides and biocides * Human health impacts and the costs of pesticide use * Pest management and sustainable agriculture * Social, ethical, and economic aspects, issues and debates * Biochemical, ecological, behavioral, environmental, climatic interactions

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Edited By: David Pimentel
Publisher: CRC Press
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