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  • Molecular Host Plant Resistance to Pestsby S. Sadasivam; B. Thayumanayan

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 319.00

    Molecular Host Plant Resistance to Pests examines environmentally safe and integrated techniques for effective pest management. Offering more than 1500 references for further exploration of the topic, this reference details the bioactivity, biosynthetic pathways, mechanisms of action, and genetic regulation for improved methods of crop protection... more...

  • Optimising Pesticide Useby Michael Wilson

    Wiley 2004; US$ 263.00

    Optimising Pesticide Use brings together the wide range of scientific disciplines necessary to ensure best practice through monitoring what is used and improving how it is formulated and applied. The book provides: An in-depth exploration of pesticide optimisation from the view point of industry and research scientist A case study on the development... more...

  • Biocontrol of Oilseed Rape Pestsby David V. Alford

    Wiley 2008; US$ 339.95

    Oilseed rape, a major crop in many parts of the world, is attacked by a wide range of insect pests, many of which are of considerable economic importance. With the increasing demand to reduce agrochemical inputs on arable crops, the Commission of the European Communities supported a three-year programme in which scientific participants reviewed the... more...

  • Pesticidesby Frank Den Hond; Peter Groenewegen; Nico van Straalen

    Wiley 2008; US$ 287.95

    Despite a history of several decades of pesticide regulation, continuous innovation, and considerable practical experience with using pesticides in agriculture, the environmental impact of pesticide use continues to be of serious concern. more...

  • Integrated Pest Management in the Global Arenaby K.M. Maredia; D. Dakouo; D. Mota-Sanchez

    CABI 2003; US$ 175.00

    A presentation of experiences and successful case studies of integrated pest management (IPM) from developed and developing countries and from major international centres and programmes. more...

  • Integrating New Technologies For Striga Controlby Gebisa Ejeta; Jonathan Gressel

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 193.00

    Witchweeds (Striga species) decimate agriculture in much of Africa and parts of Asia, attacking the major cereal grains and legumes, and halving the already very low yields of subsistence farmers. Several years of research have provided promising technologies, based on the fundamental biology of the parasite–host associations, for dealing with... more...

  • Coffee Pests, Diseases and their Managementby J.M. Waller; M. Bigger; R.J. Hillocks

    CABI 2007; US$ 160.00

    Price collapse and oversupply have made coffee a high-profile crop in recent years: never has efficient production and crop protection been more important for reducing costs and increasing quality. Packed with illustrations, this book covers the origins, botany, agroecology and worldwide<br>production statistics of coffee, and the insect pests,... more...

  • Global Pesticide Resistance in Arthropodsby M.E. Whalon; D. Mota-Sanchez; R.M. Hollingworth

    CABI 2008; US$ 140.00

    Focusing specifically on arthropods, this book provides a comprehensive review of relevant issues in pesticide resistance. It includes listings and references to documented reports of resistance from around the world, as well as discussions on the mechanisms and evolution of resistance and management techniques. more...

  • Pesticide Chemistryby G. Matolcsy; M. Nádasy; V. Andriska

    Elsevier Science 1989; US$ 72.95

    This book provides an overview of the major chemical aspects of pesticides giving detailed descriptions of the various groups of pesticides in current use - insecticides, acaricides, nematocides, rodenticides, fungicides and herbicides. The organic syntheses are discussed in detail, as are the biochemical aspects of the effectiveness and mechanisms... more...

  • The Pesticide Detoxby Jules Pretty

    Earthscan 2004; US$ 48.95

    Since the 1960s the world's population has more than doubled and agricultural production per person has increased by a third. Yet this growth in production has masked enormous hidden costs arising from widespread pesticide use - massive ecological damage and high incidences of farmer poisoning and chronic health effects. Whereas once the risks... more...