The second edition of the CRC Handbook of Pest Management in Agriculture examines the interdependency of agricultural pest management strategies. Topics discussed include agricultural losses to pests; chemical and non-chemical control technologies; pesticide resistance; environmental impacts of pesticides; biological pest control; host-plant resistance; crop rotations and other cultural controls; assessments of the relative effectiveness, benefits, and risks of various pest control strategies; and improved pest control approaches for making agriculture more profitable and sustainable. This is a "must have" book for entomologists, plant pathologists, and weed control specialists, in addition to university and research institute libraries.
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Book Description CRC Press, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2nd edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0849338417