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Physical Control Methods in Plant Protection

Edited by C Vincent, B. Panneton Horticultural Research and Development Centre, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada, F. Fleurat-Lessard, INRA 
Springer Verlag  2001  



Hardcover  329 pp, 102 figs., 34 tabs  ISBN 9783540645627      £139.00
Jointly published with INRA, Paris.

Pesticide resistance is becoming more frequent and widespread with more than 500 insect species known to have become resistant to synthetic insecticides. On the other hand, consumers increasingly demand agricultural products without any pesticide residues. This book, for the first time, shows the alternative: solely physical methods for plant protection by means of thermal, electromagnetic, mechanical and vacuum processes. A glossary rounds up this extremely valuable book.

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