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- 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...
- Springer 2009; US$ 299.00
Covers the underlying concepts and methodologies of the diffusion of innovation theory and program evaluation; and reviews the progress and impact of IPM programs implemented in the industrialized, the green revolution and the subsistence agricultural systems of the world. more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 240.00
Education and Safe Handling in Pesticide Application more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 119.95
Enological Chemistry is written for the professional enologist tasked with finding the right balance of compounds to create or improve wine products. Related titles lack the appropriate focus for this audience, according to reviewers, failing either to be as comprehensive on the topic of chemistry, to include chemistry as part of the broader science... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95
One of the main approaches for safeguarding food security, sustainable development has increased demand for knowledge on fertilizer management in crop production. Among essential plant nutrients, nitrogen is one of the most important yield-limiting nutrients, mainly responsible for determining yield and yield components in cereals and legumes. It... more...
- 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 parasitehost associations, for dealing with... more...
- Oxford Book Co. 2007; US$ 50.00
Hand book of biofertilizer and biopesticides is a collection of research papers presented in the national conference on "Trontiers in biofertilizers and biopesticides" The research papers of scientists from all over India and few from abroad are included in the book. The papers furnish recent information on interactions of microorganisms... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 220.00
Biotechnological research has provided key developments in pest control agents, focusing on pathogens of insect pests as formulated biological pesticides. Emphasis has been placed on bacteria and viruses as they are well understood and easily manipulated. Microbial Biopesticides provides a comprehensive overview of the advances made in the use of bacteria,... more...
- Haworth Press 2004; US$ 129.95
This easy-to-use single reference source covers the full range of subject areas associated with plant pathology. It does not merely define the numerous subjects covered (297 topics carefully arranged in 38 sections) but describes them in detail. Each section of this book serves as a comprehensive overview of a given area, providing breadth of coverage... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 129.95
Environmental-friendliness, issues of public health, and the pros and cons of genetically-modified crops all receive regular coverage in the world's media. This, in turn, has led to increased questioning and investigation of chemical pesticides. Stenersen's concise and timely introduction to chemical pesticides describes these compounds according to... more...