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  • Insect Pests in Tropical Forestryby F.R. Wylie; M.R. Speight

    CABI 2012; US$ 160.00

    Insects are major pests of both natural and plantation forests in the tropics. This book is the first to provide a broad-based, international review of this subject at a level suitable for advanced students and practitioners. It describes the ecology and biology of the insects with special reference to the economic damage they cause to trees. All relevant... more...

  • Mole Catchingby Jeff Nicholls

    Crowood 2012; US$ 17.49

    If you are a gardener, groundsman, smallholder or farmer and have a 'mole problem', then this book will be of enormous help to you. Pest-control books normally only devote a paragraph or two to moles and rarely cover the subject in detail. This volume is very different and is probably one of the most comprehensive books ever written on mole trapping.... more...

  • Productivity Growth in Agricultureby K. O. Fugile; V. Eldon Ball; Sun Ling Wang

    CABI 2012; US$ 180.00

    Increasing food prices have renewed concerns about long-term agricultural demand and supply in the global economy. This book looks at results, methods, and data on international agricultural productivity for a better understanding of long-run trends and the policies that determine them. By presenting an international assessment of total factor productivity... more...

  • Arthropod Pests of Horticultural Crops in Tropical Asiaby Rangaswamy Muniappan; B. Merle Shepard; G. R. Carner; P. Aun-Chuan Ooi

    CABI 2012; US$ 145.00

    Agriculture plays a pivotal role in the economy of tropical Asia, but arthropod pests are major constraints to production. This book consolidates the research on pests of South and Southeast Asia, providing useful data for the establishment of sustainable pest management programs. It covers the main arthropod pests of twenty five major crops, with... more...

  • Chemistry and Action of Herbicide Antidotesby Ferenc Pallos

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 31.95

    Chemistry and Action of Herbicide Antidotes focuses on the development of herbicide safeners that promote high crop yields. This book explores the chemical and biochemical basis for the further development of herbicide antidotes. Organized into six parts encompassing 11 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the development of a cheap, fast,... more...

  • Phytophthoraby K. Lamour

    CABI 2013; US$ 160.00

    Phytophthora diseases pose a major threat to a huge range of plant species, and have a significant economic impact on crops, forests, nurseries, greenhouses and natural areas worldwide. This is the first and only book to focus solely on phytophthora diseases. Kurt Lamour is internationally renowned as the leader in this field. It offers comprehensive... more...

  • Biofuel Cropping Systemsby Hans Langeveld; John Dixon; Herman van Keulen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00

    Choosing appropriate practices and policies for biofuel production requires an understanding of how soils, climate, farm types, infrastructure, markets and social organisation affect the establishment and performance of these crops. The book highlights land use dynamics, cultivation practices related to conversion and wider impacts. It explores how... more...

  • Pesticidesby G A Best; A D Ruthven

    Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 245.00

    This volume covers the developments in pesticide usage, with particular emphasis on the regulations that safeguard users, consumers and the environment. It provides a comprehensive guide to the use of pesticides and the efforts of manufacturers to develop pesticides that are both effective and environmentally benign. The difficulties and hazards associated... more...

  • Fruit Ripeningby P. Nath; M. Bouzayen; A. K. Mattoo; J. C. Pech

    CABI 2014; US$ 180.00

    Fruit ripening is an important aspect of fruit production. The timing of it affects supply chains and buying behaviour, and for consumers ripeness not only affects perceptions of health but has nutritional effects too. Ripeness is closely related to spoilage which has a major financial impact on agricultural industries. Currently there are fast moving... more...

  • Fungicides in Crop Protectionby R. Oliver; H. G. Hewitt

    CABI 2014; US$ 75.00

    Plant pathogenic fungi cause devastating damage to crop production worldwide. The growing global population necessitates reduced crop losses to improve food security, and the control of fungal plant pathogens is vital to help maintain food production. Providing a concise and balanced review of fungicides used in crop protection, this book describes... more...