ISBN 9788126529933,Introduction To Insect Pest Management,

Introduction To Insect Pest Management,



Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788126529933

ISBN-10 8126529938

Paper Back

Number of Pages 672 Pages
Language (English)

Engineering: general

Contributed papers by experts in the field detail how to put integrated pest management to work. Presents the philosophy and practice, ecological and economic background as well as strategies and techniques including not only the use of chemical pesticides but also biological, genetic and cultural methods to manage the harm done by insect pests. Covers such key crops as cotton, corn, apples and forage. This edition reports important advances of the last decade including an increased environmental and ecological awareness and a trend toward lower chemical pesticide use.