Crop Protection Strategies For Subsistence Farmers: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Crop Protection Strategies For Subsistence Farmers

1st Edition

By Miguel A Altieri

CRC Press

198 pages

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Description

This book describes crop protection strategies that rely on subsistence farmers' knowledge and participation, local resources, and alternative low-input methods as a sensitive approach to developing and implementing pest management schemes adjusted to farmers' needs and their conditions. .

Table of Contents

1. Designing and Improving Pest Management Systems for Subsistence Farmers 2. Steps Toward an Alternate and Safe Pest Management System for Small Farmers in the Philippines 3. A Farming Systems Approach to Insect Pest Management for Upland and Lowland Rice Farmers in Tropical Asia 4. Implementation of IPM for Small-Scale Cassava Farmers 5. Effects of Cassava Intercropping and Varietal Mixtures on Herbivore Load, Plant Growth, and Yields: Applications for Small Farmers in Latin America 6. Human Interactions in Classical Biological Control of Cassava and Mango Mealybugs on Subsistence Farms in Tropical Africa

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General