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.
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
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