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Pest control books

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Recently Published

Integrated Pest Management in Tropical Region by Tsedeke (International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Kenya) Abate, Siti Ramlah A. (Malaysia Palm Oil Board  Ali Integrated Pest Management in Tropical Region
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This book provides up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the research and application of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in tropical regions. The first section explores the agro-ecological framework that represents the foundations of IPM, in addition to emerging technologies in chemical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/11/2017

Whitewash The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science by Carey Gillamy Whitewash The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science

A journalist exposes new evidence of the dangers of a pervasive pesticide and the corporate influences behind it.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

Anticoagulant Rodenticides and Wildlife by Nico W. Brink Anticoagulant Rodenticides and Wildlife

Commensal rodents pose health risks and cause substantial damage to property and food supplies.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Biopesticides and Bioagents Novel Tools for Pest Management by Arshad, MD Anwer Biopesticides and Bioagents Novel Tools for Pest Management
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Insects, diseases, and weeds cause an almost 30% yield loss per annum in agricultural production, resulting in an increased consumption of pesticides by 20% per annum throughout the world. This comprehensive volume looks at the status of biopesticides and biocontrol...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Aphids as Crop P by Caroline S. Awmack, Sebastiano (University of Catania, Italy) Barbagallo Aphids as Crop P
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A comprehensive reference on the biology and management of aphids occurring in crops, this new edition reflects the expansion of genomic research, semiochemicals and endosymbionts, and the shift away from purely chemical control towards more integrated methods.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/06/2017

Insect Pests of Stored Grain Biology, Behavior, and Management Strategies by Ranjeet Kumar Insect Pests of Stored Grain Biology, Behavior, and Management Strategies

Stored products of agriculture and animal origin are attacked by more than 600 species of beetles, 70 species of moths, and about 355 species of mites, causing huge quantitative and qualitative losses and insect contamination in food commodities. This is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/06/2017

Biocontrol Agen Entomopathogenic and Slug Parasitic Nematodes by Sergei E. (Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russia) Spiridonov Biocontrol Agen Entomopathogenic and Slug Parasitic Nematodes
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This book gives a comprehensive account of entomopathogenic and slug parasitic nematodes as potential biocontrol agents in crop insect and slug pest management in tropical, subtropical and temerpate countries. It covers new techniques and plans for future strategies to make...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/05/2017

Biology, Physiology and Molecular Biology of Weeds by Mithila Jugulam Biology, Physiology and Molecular Biology of Weeds

The book provides comprehensive information on a wide range of topics from biology, physiology, genetics to the use of genomic tools in weed science. The book covers information at a more advanced level than the previously published books in weed...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/05/2017

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Biological Control Ecology and Applications by George E. (University of Minnesota) Heimpel, Nicholas J. (University of California, Berkeley) Mills Biological Control Ecology and Applications
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This book enhances our understanding of biological control, integrating historical analysis, theoretical models and case studies in an ecological framework.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/04/2017

Integrated Management of Insect Pests on Canola and Other Brassica Oilseed Crop by Harit K. Bal, Ronald E. Batallas, Tulsi Bhardwaj Integrated Management of Insect Pests on Canola and Other Brassica Oilseed Crop
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This book reviews current pest management practices and explores new biological and chemical control methods, and integrated pest management strategies in this important crop. It is essential reading for pest management practitioners and researchers working on pest management in canola...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/03/2017

Handbook of Major Palm Pests - Biology and Management by Victoria Soroker Handbook of Major Palm Pests - Biology and Management

Handbook of Major Palm Pests: Biology and Management contains the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on the red palm weevil and the palm borer moth, two newly emergent invasive palm pests which are adversely affecting palm trees around the world.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/03/2017

Manipulation of Allelopathic Crops for Weed Control by Khawar Jabran Manipulation of Allelopathic Crops for Weed Control

This book clearly defines ways to maximize the allelopathic potential of important field crops for controlling weeds, either in the same crop or others. Compared to the use of herbicides, allelopathy is an attractive option to control weeds naturally under...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2017

Pests of Fruit Crops A Colour Handbook by David V. Alford Pests of Fruit Crops A Colour Handbook

Pests of Fruit Crops: A Colour Handbook, Second Edition provides an up-to-date illustrated account of the various pests of fruit crops throughout Europe, many of which (or their close relatives) are also present in non-European countries. In fact, several pose...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2017

Pesticide Policy, Production Risk, and Producer Welfare An Econometric Approach to Applied Welfare Economics by John M. Antle Pesticide Policy, Production Risk, and Producer Welfare An Econometric Approach to Applied Welfare Economics

The use of pesticides to control agricultural pests both benefits farm production and imposes health and environmental costs on producers and society. This title, first published in 1988, includes an application of the author's methodology to tomato production, in which...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/02/2017

International Code of Conduct on Pesticide Management Guidelines on Pesticide Legislation by Food and Agriculture Organization, World Health Organization International Code of Conduct on Pesticide Management Guidelines on Pesticide Legislation
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These guidelines are a complete revision of the outdated Guidelines for Legislation on the Control of Pesticides [1989]. They are intended for Governments wishing to develop, review, update or strengthen national legislation for the control of pesticides. These serve as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/02/2017

Millets and Sorghum Biology and Genetic Improvement by K. Sahayaraj, P. Selvaraj Millets and Sorghum Biology and Genetic Improvement
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Millets and sorghum are extremely important crops in many developing nations and because of the ability of many of them to thrive in low-moisture situations they represent some exciting opportunities for further development to address the continuing and increasing impact...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/02/2017

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