Pest Management In Transition

With A Regional Focus On The Interior West
CRC Press
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erscheint ca. am 7. Dezember 2020
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
978-0-367-29825-8 (ISBN)
This volume examines current pest control strategies, introduces new alternatives for pest control in the interior West, and documents successful integrated pest management programs from across the nation. The contributors include leaders in alternative pest control research, representatives of regional and federal agencies, grower organizations, i
  • Englisch
  • London
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  • Großbritannien
Taylor & Francis Ltd
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978-0-367-29825-8 (9780367298258)
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Pieter de Jong is on the staff of the Wright-Ingraham Institute (Colorado Springs, Colorado), a nonprofit educational organization concerned with the conservation, preservation, and use of human and natural resources.
Preface -- Introduction -- Overview -- Current Practices in Insect Pest Control -- Pest Management in the Interior West -- Regional Pest Problems -- Views on Pest Management -- Regional Programs in Integrated Pest Management -- Control Strategies -- Biological Control by Natural Enemies -- Cultural Control -- Pheromones as Third Generation Pesticides -- Breeding Insect Resistance in Plants: A Case Study of Wheat and Hessian Fly -- The Role of Chemicals in Integrated Pest Management -- Implementation -- Implementation of Integrated Pest Management Programs -- Economics of Pest Management -- Emerging Federal Policies on Pesticides -- USDA Perspectives on Pest Management -- Marking the Transition to an Urban IPM Program -- Current and Future Research Needs -- Agenda -- Conference Participants

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