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Title Sterile insect technique : principles and practice in area-wide integrated pest management / edited by V.A. Dyck, J. Hendrichs and A.S. Robinson
Published Dordrecht, Netherlands : Springer, ©2005

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 787 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents pt. 1. Introduction -- pt. 2. Principles of the sterile insect technique -- pt. 3. Technical components of the sterile insect technique -- pt. 4. Supportive technologies to improve the sterile insect technique -- pt. 5. Economic, environmental, and management considerations -- pt. 6. Application of the sterile insect technique -- pt. 7. Impact of area-wide integrated pest management programmes that integrate the sterile insect technique -- pt. 8. Future development of the sterile insect technique
Summary The sterile insect technique (SIT) is an environment-friendly method of pest control that integrates well into area-wide integrated pest management (AW-IPM) programmes. This book takes a generic, comprehensive, and global approach in describing the principles and practice of the SIT
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Insect sterilization.
Insect pests -- Biological control.
Insect pests -- Integrated control
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- General.
Insect pests -- Biological control.
Insect pests -- Integrated control.
Insect sterilization.
Biomédecine.
Sciences de la vie.
Insect pests -- Biological control.
Insect pests -- Integrated control.
Insect sterilization.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Dyck, Victor Arnold, 1941-
Hendrichs, J. (Jorge)
Robinson, A. S.
ISBN 9781402040511
1402040512
1402040504
9781402040504
128046139X
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6610461392
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