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  • Fundamentals of Weed Scienceby Robert L Zimdahl

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 96.95

    This book addresses herbicides and their use as an important aspect of modern weed management, and strives to place them in an ecological framework. Many weed scientists believe agriculture is a continuing struggle with weeds - without good weed control, good and profitable agriculture is impossible. Each agricultural discipline sees itself as central... more...

  • Silicon in Agricultureby L.E. Datnoff; G.H. Snyder; G.H. Korndörfer

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 175.00

    Presenting the first book to focus on the importance of silicon for plant health and soil productivity and on our current understanding of this element as it relates to agriculture. Long considered by plant physiologists as a non-essential element, or plant nutrient, silicon was the center of attention at the first international conference on Silicon... more...

  • Aphids as Crop Pestsby H.F. van Emden; R. Harrington

    CABI 2007; US$ 315.00

    Aphids represent one of the world's major insect pests, causing serious economic damage to a range of temperate and tropical crops. This book covers the biology of aphids, their pest status, and how to control them. It contains topics that range from insecticide resistance to chemical, cultural and biological control methods. more...

  • Chemical Bioavailability in Terrestrial Environmentsby Ravendra Naidu

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 114.00

    This book begins with an overview of current thinking on bioavailability, its definition, cutting-edge research in speciation and advancement in tools for assessing chemical bioavailability in the terrestrial environment. The second section of the book focuses on the role of chemical speciation in bioavailability. Section three addresses bioavailability... more...

  • Biopesticides by S.R. Joshi

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2006; US$ 20.00

    This book is designed to meet the requirements of students belonging to undergraduate and postgraduate levels and researchers in the field of biological sciences. It contains information on biopesticides, a rapidly developing field of biotechnology, which encompasses aspects of its relevance to genetic manipulation of relevant organisms, environmental... more...

  • Integration of Insect-Resistant Genetically Modified Crops within IPM Programsby Jorg Romeis; Anthony M. Shelton; George G. Kennedy

    Springer 2008; US$ 99.00

    Insect pests remain one of the main constraints to food and fiber production worldwide despite farmers deploying a range of techniques to protect their crops. Modern pest control is guided by the principles of integrated pest management (IPM) with pest resistant germplasm being an important part of the foundation. Since 1996, when the first genetically... more...

  • Chemical Pesticide Markets, Health Risks and Residuesby J. Harris

    CABI 2000; US$ 37.50

    The purpose of this short book is to provide a review of: information on the scale of manufacture, import, export and use of chemical pesticides; examples of direct risks to human welfare; and examples of problems with storage of obsolete stocks of pesticides in developing countries. more...

  • Trace Elements in the Food Chainby Alina Kabata-pendias; Arun B. Mukherjee

    Springer 2007; US$ 259.00

    Reviews the features of trace elements in soils, plants and the food web on which human beings survive. This book presents geochemical processes and information on international legislation on trace elements as both micronutrients and contaminants in soil and food. more...

  • Integrated Pest Managementby Edward B. Radcliffe; William D. Hutchison; Rafael E. Cancelado

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 60.00

    This textbook presents theory and concepts in integrated pest management, complemented by two award-winning websites covering more practical aspects. more...

  • Integrated Pest Managementby Rajinder Peshin; Ashok K. Dhawan

    Springer 2009; US$ 289.00

    Covers the recognition of the problems of dysfunctional and indirect economic and environmental consequences of pesticide use in agriculture, through research and development of different IPM tactics. This book covers externalities of pesticide use, pest outbreaks, threshold theory, host plant resistance, and crop plant manipulation. more...