Environmentally Safe Approaches to Crop Disease Control

Environmentally Safe Approaches to Crop Disease Control

by Jack E. Rechcigl, Nancy A. Rechcigl
     
 
The use of chemicals in agriculture and home gardens has become an area of concern due to improper use and negative environmental effects. Environmentally Safe Approaches to Crop Disease Control addresses alternative approaches for managing crop diseases. It gives a balanced overview of state-of-the-art environmentally safe approaches to crop disease control and

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The use of chemicals in agriculture and home gardens has become an area of concern due to improper use and negative environmental effects. Environmentally Safe Approaches to Crop Disease Control addresses alternative approaches for managing crop diseases. It gives a balanced overview of state-of-the-art environmentally safe approaches to crop disease control and discusses the latest trends.

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For students and professionals involved in plant pathology, agronomy, horticulture, and the environmental sciences, this text offers an overview of environmentally safe alternatives to the use of phytochemicals (fungicides and pesticides) and discussion of the latest trends. Such alternatives are based upon the understanding of how environmental factors, such as temperature and moisture, affect plant pathogens. Fourteen contributions cover environmental aspects, chemical control, biological control, physiological aspects, cultural practices, and biotechnology of crop disease control. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849326271
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/30/1997
Series:
Agriculture & the Environment Series , #3
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.01(d)

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