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  • Fungicide Resistance in Crop Protectionby Tarlochan S. Thind

    CABI 2011; US$ 160.00

    Pathogen resistance to fungicides has become a challenging problem in the managing of crop diseases and has threatened the performance of some highly potent commercial fungicides. Worldwide, resistance to more than one hundred different active ingredients has been reported. This book compiles information on fungicide resistance over the past three... more...

  • Plant Evolution and the Origin of Crop Speciesby J.F. Hancock

    CABI 2012; US$ 160.00

    The genetic variability that developed in plants during their evolution is the basis of their domestication and breeding into the crops grown today for food, fuel and other industrial uses. This third edition of "Plant Evolution and the Origin of Crop Species" brings the subject up-to-date, with more emphasis on crop origins. Beginning with... more...

  • Integrated Pest Managementby D.P. Abrol; U. Shankar

    CABI 2012; US$ 240.00

    Providing a critical evaluation of the management strategies involved in ecologically-based pest management, this book presents a balanced overview of environmentally safe and ecologically sound approaches. Topics covered include biological control with fungi and viruses, conservation of natural predators, use of botanicals and how effective pest management... more...

  • INSECTICIDE MODE OF ACTIONby Joel R. Coats

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Insecticide Mode of Action presents significant research on the biological activity of insecticides. The book is organized into three sections encompassing 13 chapters that summarize three major groups of insecticides, including neurotoxic, formamidine, and developmental insecticides. The first section of the book presents studies on groups of conventional... more...

  • The Avocadoby B. Schaffer; A. W. Whiley; B. N. Wolstenholme; Richard E. Litz

    CABI 2013; US$ 220.00

    Although avocado has been cultivated and consumed for more than 9000 years near its centre of origin in Latin America, world production and trade has increased dramatically over the past few decades. The avocado is now a widely traded fruit between warmer and colder countries as a result of the global community becoming increasingly aware of the versatility... more...

  • Biofuel Cropsby B.P. Singh

    CABI 2013; US$ 240.00

    This book offers comprehensive coverage of biofuel crop production, with a focus on individual crops and longer term sustainability. The transition from fossil to renewable fuels has put crops with biofuel production potential in the spotlight. It offers an introduction to biofuels and the challenges faced. It has unique focus on the cultivation of... more...

  • Insects, Experts, and the Insecticide Crisisby John Perkins

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    I ? The Insecticide Crisis.- 1 A New Technology.- The Introduction of Insecticides.- The Discovery of DDT.- Impact of the New Insecticides.- Insect Control and the Apple Industry.- Concluding Remarks.- Reference Notes.- 2 Crisis.- Hazards to Humans and Other Species.- Resistance.- The Destruction of Natural Enemies.- Cotton: The Crisis in Microcosm.-... more...

  • Introduction to Crop Husbandryby J. A. R. Lockhart; A. J. L. Wiseman

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Since 1983, when the last edition was published, there have been important new developments in crop husbandry methods as well as an increasing awareness of political and ecological pressures. These pressures have resulted in considerable changes in crop husbandry and the new edition reflects these changes by updating all chapters and by including... more...

  • Grain Handling and Storageby G. Boumans

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Here, for the first time, is a single source of ordered, coherent information about the handling and storage of grain, grain derivatives and substitutes. The author has had a lifetime's experience in this field and the book is the culmination of six years spent compiling the valuable technical information gained from his extensive know-how. The book... more...

  • Potential Invasive Pests of Agricultural Cropsby J.E. Pena

    CABI 2013; US$ 220.00

    Invasive arthropods cause significant damage in agricultural crops and natural environments across the globe. Potentially threatened regions need to be prepared to prevent new pests from becoming established. Therefore, information on pest identity, host range, geographical distribution, biology, tools for detection and identification are all essential... more...