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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 231.00
Discussing the range of effects of pesticides on food and human safety, water quality, wildlife, and pest management, this book explores the agricultural, economic, and regulatory factors that affect pesticide use. It examines crop and pest ecology, integrated pest management principles, and emerging analytical tools to improve the efficacy and cost-efficiency... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 387.00
Mites (Acari) for Pest Control is an extremely comprehensive publication, covering in depth the 34 acarine families that contain mites useful for the control of pest mites and insects, nematodes and weeds. In addition to providing information on each relevant acarine family, the book includes essential information on the introduction, culture and... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 334.99
The German cockroach is considered to be the most resilient and ecologically important insect pest found in homes, apartments, and commercial facilities in the United States and across the world. This book expertly provides up-to-the-minute information about the behavior and biology of this pest--including taxonomy, distribution, morphology, and genetics--as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 125.95
Many scientists have reported an extensive amount of information on the biology, life history, and damage potential of stink bugs. However, this information is scattered among numerous journals, periodicals, and other publications. Stink Bugs of Economic Importance in America North of Mexico brings together the applied and nonapplied literature in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 164.95
Understanding biotic stress and plant yield allows for the practical development of economic decision making, an instrumental part of Integrated Pest Management. And further, the impact of biotic injury on plant yield bears directly on the basic biological questions of population dynamics, life history strategies, community structure, plant-stressor... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 259.00
Biological control is among the most promising methods for control of pests, diseases and weeds. This book treats ecological and societal aspects together. In an ecological approach, the aim is to evaluate the significance of certain biological properties. In a societal approach, consumer's attitude and risk perception are significant. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 164.95
Imagine scientists controlling the transmission of certain diseases through the genetic modification of mosquitoes. Eradicating harmful insects without the use of pesticides. Or increasing the fertility of some insects who in turn eat harmful arthropods or even a plant pathogen. Those are just a few of the real-world applications of insect transgenesis,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 185.00
Advances in Food and Nutrition Research recognizes the integral relationship between the food and nutritional sciences and brings together outstanding and comprehensive reviews that highlight this relationship. Contributions detail the scientific developments in the broad areas of food science and nutrition are intended to ensure that food scientists... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 146.95
Drawing together information previously found only in articles, reviews, symposia proceedings, commercial literature, and medical entomology texts, Insect Repellents: Principles, Methods, and Uses is a one-volume source on the development, evaluation, and use of repellents. It provides a thoughtful analysis of old and new information, from the ancient... more...
- CABI 2005; US$ 230.00
In addition to being critical components of terrestrial ecosystems, insects provide excellent model systems for understanding evolutionary ecology. This book is developed from proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society's 22nd international symposium, held in Reading in 2003. more...