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Pest Control with Enhanced Environmental Safety
     

Pest Control with Enhanced Environmental Safety

by Stephen O. Duke (Editor), Julius J. Menn (Editor), Jack R. Plimmer (Editor)
 

Highlights recent advances in the discovery and development of new synthetic and natural pest management agents and other technologies that are potentially more environmentally sound than current pesticide products. Covers the management of weeds, insects and plant pathogens. Discusses synthetic compounds, biotechnology, biocontrol agents, and natural products and

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Highlights recent advances in the discovery and development of new synthetic and natural pest management agents and other technologies that are potentially more environmentally sound than current pesticide products. Covers the management of weeds, insects and plant pathogens. Discusses synthetic compounds, biotechnology, biocontrol agents, and natural products and their role in the development of environmentally benign pest control products. Also includes an introductory chapter that analyzes the current state of pest control and addresses the increased demand for pesticides that are less damaging to the environment.

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Developed from a symposium at the 203rd National Meeting of the ACS in San Francisco, April 1992, this volume focuses on recent advances in the discovery and development of new synthetic and natural pest management agents and technologies that might play a role in reducing the environmental impact of pest control. Following an introductory overview, weed management tools are addressed in eight chapters, insect control is addressed in 11 chapters, and a final section deals with management of plant pathogens in four chapters. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780841226388
Publisher:
American Chemical Society
Publication date:
05/05/1993
Series:
ACS Symposium Series , #524
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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