Encyclopedia of Pest Management: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Encyclopedia of Pest Management

1st Edition

Edited by David Pimentel, Ph.D.

CRC Press

931 pages

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Hardback: 9780824706326
pub: 2002-05-09

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"…a must for both public libraries and agricultural research institutions."

Acta Agronomica Hungarica

"…valuable….comprehensive…up-to-date references….easy to read…describes sophisticated, scientifically-based issues and management techniques for pest control."

Mary Bomford, M.Sc., Ph.D., Principal Research Scientist, Bureau of Rural Sciences, Canberra, Australia

Table of Contents

Auxiliaries: Deodorants, Diluents, Solvents, Stickers, Surfactants, and Synergists | Allergenic Reactions to Pesticides and Pests | Biological Control of Plant Pathogens (Fungi) | Biological Control of Plant Pathogens (Viruses) | Compatibility of Chemical and Biological Pesticides | Cosmetic Standards (Blemished Food Products and Insects in Foods) | Destruction of Natural Enemies by Pesticides | Ecological Aspects of Pest Management | Field Crop Pest Management (Insects and Mites) | Field Crop Pest Management (Plant Pathogens) |

GIS and Gps Systems in Pest Control | Glasshouse Crop Pest Management (Insects and Mites) | Historical Epidemics (E.G., Irish Potato Famine) | History of Biological Controls | Insect Pest Management | Insect Pest Management for Lawns | Legal Aspects of Pest Management and Pesticides | Lethal Genes for Use in Insect Control | Natural Enemy Monitoring for Pest Management | Neurological Effects of Insecticides | Ornamental Crop Pest Management (Insects) | Ornamental Crop Pest Management (Plant Pathogens) | Postharvest Insect Control with Inert Dusts | Principles of Pest Management with Emphasis on Plant Pathogens | Regulating Pesticides (Laws and Regulations) | Reproductive and Developmental Effects from Occupational Pesticides Exposure | Soil Erosion and Pesticide Translocation Control | System and Management of Integrated Plant Control | Vegetable Crop Pest Management (Weeds) | Weed Management: Introduction and Mechanical and Cultural Approaches | Worker Protection Standard

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General