Biological Control in Plant Protection: A Colour Handbook, Second Edition

Biological Control in Plant Protection: A Colour Handbook, Second Edition

by Neil Helyer, Nigel D. Cattlin, Kevin C. Brown
     
 

Now reissued in softcover, this book is designed to help the reader anticipate and recognize specific problems of pest management and then resolve them using the natural enemies of pests insects, mites and diseases. An introductory section describes the impact on predator/prey relationships and the population dynamics of host species environments for arable,

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Now reissued in softcover, this book is designed to help the reader anticipate and recognize specific problems of pest management and then resolve them using the natural enemies of pests insects, mites and diseases. An introductory section describes the impact on predator/prey relationships and the population dynamics of host species environments for arable, orchard and protected plants. The main sections on pest profiles, beneficial species and entomopathogens provide a pest identification guide and concise text dealing with species characteristics, life cycle, damage symptoms, plant/pest association and influence on growing practices. Packed with over 300 color photographs of the highest quality, this handbook will be a valuable reference guide for professional, academic and lay readers, including growers, farmers, consultants, scientists and students.

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Praise For the Previous Edition:
...high quality photographs and accurate information... a practical guide for gardeners and a textbook for students studying applied entomology…will also be appreciated by naturalists.
European Journal of Entomology

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840761177
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/02/2014
Series:
A Colour Handbook
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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