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Author Van Emden, H. F. (Helmut Fritz)

Title Pest and vector control / H.F. van Emden and M.W. Service
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 349 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 Man and insects; 2 The causes of pest and vectored disease outbreaks; 3 Insecticides and their formulation; 4 Application of insecticides; 5 Problems with insecticides; 6 Environmental/cultural control; 7 Biological control; 8 Insect pathogens; 9 Genetic control; 10 Pheromones; 11 Plant and host resistance; 12 Other control methods and related topics; 13 Pest and vector management; Appendix of names of some chemicals and microbials used as pesticides; References; Index
Summary This short, readable textbook is designed to introduce students to the biology and techniques of agricultural pest and disease vector control. As such, it is unique; no other book attempts to marry together the fields of agricultural pest and disease vector control
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-327) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Pesticides -- Environmental aspects.
Pests -- Biological control.
Pests -- Control.
Vector control.
Disease Vectors.
Pest Control -- methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Service, M. W.
LC no. 2003053198
ISBN 0511163959
0511165900 (electronic bk.)
0511616333 (electronic book)
0521010837 (pb.)
9780511165900 (electronic bk.)
9780511616334 (electronic book)
9780521010832 (pb.)