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Concepts in Integrated Pest Management

 
 
 
 
Concepts in Integrated Pest Management
Author: Robert F. Norris Ph.D. - Edward P. Caswell-Chen Ph
ISBN 13: 9780130870162
ISBN 10: 130870161
Edition: 1
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2002-07-28
Format: Paperback
Pages: 586
List Price: $116.20
 
 

This book presents readers with the basic principles of integrated pest management as they apply to plant pathogens, weeds, nematodes, mollusks, arthropods, and vertebrates. It reinforces the wisdom and soundness of the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach to crop protection, which attempts to limit the detrimental effects of pests in ways that are environmentally, economically, and socially acceptable.

Includes diagrams and photographs as well as case histories and practical examples. Looks at the historical development of pest management, as well as IPM in the future.

For pest management consultants and advisors, environmental issues specialists, gardeners, and public affairs activists.

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Aimed at upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, this interdisciplinary text presents the basic principles of integrated pest management (IPM) as applied to plant pathogens, weeds, nematodes, mollusks, arthropods, and vertebrates. IPM attempts to limit the destructive effects of pests in ways that are environmentally, economically, and socially acceptable. The text is designed to teach general concepts and is not intended as a manual for the management of specific pests. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR