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Biosecurity regulators are charged with protecting national environments, agricultural interests and economies on tight budgets, while supporting trade. Focusing on surveillance, statistical modelling, decision making and communication, this book presents tested scientific solutions to the greatest challenges faced by biosecurity regulators today.
By A Kalaisekar
Insect Pests of Millets: Systematics, Bionomics, and Management focuses on protecting the cultivated cereals that many worldwide populations depend on for food across the semi-arid tropics of the world. Providing coverage of all the major cultivated millets, including sorghum, pearlmillet, finger millet, barnyard millet, prosomillet, little millet, kodomillet, and foxtail...
Silent Spring catalyzed an environmental movement in the 1960s and achieved a ban on DDT, but are the alternatives any less toxic?
This book provides a concise and balanced review of fungicides and their application. It describes the science of fungicide use, selection and resistance within the context of farming situations, with major updates reflecting the emergence of two new classes of fungicides strobilurins and SDHI and the increased incidence of resistance.
By Paul Miller
Pesticide Application Methods is the standard work on the subject for all those involved in crop protection. This fully updated Fourth Edition takes account of the considerable changes in legislation, especially within the European Union, affecting some pesticides and how they can be applied.
By Neil Helyer
This colour handbook, now updated for a second edition, is designed to help the reader anticipate and recognise specific problems of pest management and then resolve them using the natural enemies of pests - insects, mites and diseases.
Here is a reference manual on diseases that attack garden and greenhouse flowers located throughout North, Central, and South America. The recordings include diseases caused by fungi, bacteria, viruses, viroids, phytoplasmas, and nematodes.
This book covers diseases attacking grasses, forage, native flowers and weeds throughout North, Central and South America. Lists diseases caused by fungi, bacteria, viruses, viroids, phytoplasmas and nematodes, with causal agents, control measures and more.
* First reference text in agricultural entomology with a global perspective to be published in many decades * Written by one of the world s leading entomologists * Illustrated in full colour throughout for ease of identification of both the insect pest and the crop damage symptoms .
The UK Pesticide Guide is the most authoritative source of information on pesticides and adjuvants for UK agriculture, horticulture, forestry and amenity use. Edited by a leading authority in the field, this new edition is thoroughly updated with new active ingredient listings, including some new combinations of existing actives.