Dictionary of Biological Control and Integrated Pest Management (3rd Edition)
J Coombs & R Coombs
Softcover 310 pp ISBN 9781872691176
This dictionary is available as
an essential reference work for scientists and professionals
working in crop protection, sustainable agriculture,
agroecology, entomology, microbiology and plant sciences.
With over 7500 descriptions and definitions, the third
edition of A Dictionary of Biological Control and
Integrated Pest Management offers a comprehensive
- Beneficial Microorganisms
- Traps and Pheromones
The dictionary covers insects, mites, nematodes, plants, fungi andmicroorganisms,
as well as pheromones and other natural chemicals with biological activity. All species are
listed by Latin Binomial and common name. In general, detailed descriptions are given under
the Latin name, while entries for common names refer to the Latin name only.
Descriptions provide links between host plants and biological approaches to
controlling their major pests, diseases and competitors (i.e. weeds). Plants covered include
agricultural, horticultural, forestry, amenity and ornamental species of commercial importance.
This new edition has been expanded to include relevant aspects of plant genetic manipulation.
Additional information is also included on alternative farm systems that promote growth
of native beneficial organisms without the need for introduction of exotic species.
The dictionary is an essential reference work for crop protection professionals,
ecologists, horticulturalists, farmers, students and anyone
who needs up-to-date information on alternatives to agrochemicals,
and sustainable methods of pest control and crop production.
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