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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
0511164750
0511165900 (electronic bk.)
0511616333 (electronic book)
0521010837 (pb.)
0521811953
9780511163951
9780511164750
9780511165900 (electronic bk.)
9780511616334 (electronic book)
9780521010832 (pb.)
9780521811958