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The Life Of A Pest

Author : Emily Wanderer
ISBN : 9780520302624
Genre : Biopolitics
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The Life of a Pest tracks the work practices of scientists in Mexico as they study flora and fauna at scales ranging from microscopic to ecosystemic. Amid concerns about climate change, infectious disease outbreaks, and biotechnology, scientific research in Mexico has expanded its focus to go beyond threats to human life to include threats to animal, plant, and microbial worlds. Emily Wanderer outlines how concerns about biosecurity are leading scientists to identify populations and life-forms as worth saving or as "pests" in need of elimination. Moving from high security labs where scientists study infectious diseases, to offices where ecologists regulate the use of genetically modified organisms, to remote islands where conservationists eradicate invasive species, Wanderer explores how biopolitical research informs, and is informed by, concepts of nation.

Urban Pest Management In Australia

Author : John Gerozisis
ISBN : 0868408948
Genre : Social Science
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"The first comprehensive layperson's guide to explain the latest termite detection and treatment techniques. In plain English the book tells homeowners what to look out for and how wood-eating pests are best prevented or treated. Importantly, it also explains exactly when you need a technician, what you can expect from them and how to understand and evaluate their quote or proposal."--Provided by publisher.

Apple Pest Management For Home Gardeners

Author : Patricia S. McManus
ISBN : WISC:89101576106
Genre : Apples
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Handbook Of Soybean Insect Pests

Author : Leon G. Higley
ISBN : 9780938522294
Genre : Science
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Handbook of Soybean Insect Pests is the first book in a new series from the Entomological Society of America that examines pest management from all angles—magnifying practical field strategies for growers—and updates growers on the latest protection techniques—preventing needless crop loss as a result of outdated pest control procedures. Edited by Leon G. Higley and David J. Boethel, this book outlines fundamental approaches to soybean pest management that can aid in reducing crop damage and loss. It provides detailed descriptions of topics such as insect identification, life-history data, and management options. This comprehensive guide includes discussions on soybean ecology and physiology, soybean insect pests, predators and parasitoids, soybean pest management procedures, noninsect soybean pests, and insect management. Also included are 92 color photographs, 200 illustrations, a directory of resources for obtaining local information, and a glossary.

Crop Responses To Global Warming

Author : Dinesh Chandra Uprety
ISBN : 9789811020049
Genre : Science
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The monograph entitled “Crop responses to Global warming” describes the normal historical shifts in the earth’s atmospheric temperature and weighs the evidence concerning anthropogenic induced changes in the level of temperature. The unprecedented increase in the earth’s temperature after pre industrial period has been possibly related to the anthropogenic activities. This monograph will give an overview of the global as well as Indian crops productivity in relation to the rise in the earth’s surface temperature. A chapter in this monograph is on the technologies to study the response of crop plants to the elevated temperature. The impact assessment analysis of rising temperature on crops such as wheat, rice, maize, soybean, cotton and brassica are described, reviewed and discussed in separate chapters as case studies. The responses of physiological processes and biochemical reactions to the elevated temperature in crop plants are described crop wise. The monograph also includes the impact of elevating temperature on crop weed interaction, pest and diseases and soil dynamics for each crop species independently. The mitigation technologies to counter the adverse effect of high temperature stress are described for each crop according to their cultivation and climatic conditions. The future research strategies for each crop to meet the threat of elevating temperature on crop productivity and food security is described and discussed. The description of temperature enrichment technologies will help researchers and scientists to study the responses of biological materials to rising temperature. The monograph will be the main text for teaching climate change, global warming and environmental botany as no such book is currently available relating to the rising atmospheric temperature on crop plants. Therefore, the monograph will be highly useful for students of global climate change, environmental botany and agricultural sciences, scientists, researchers, farmers and policy makers

Agricultural Pests Of India And South East Asia

Author : A. S. Atwal
ISBN : CORNELL:31924062874205
Genre : Agricultural pests
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Integrated Pest Management For Strawberries

Author : Larry L. Strand
ISBN : 9781601074898
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This manual is the ultimate guide to pest management for strawberries. Whether you’re a commercial grower or a home gardener, this manual is for you. Using this manual you’ll learn how to prevent and diagnose causes of damage; identify pests and key natural enemies; establish an IPM program for your field; manage problems related to irrigation, nutrition, and the growing environment; and determine when direct control actions are necessary. This revised manual also includes chapters on strawberry transplant production and managing pests in home garden strawberries.

The Biologic And Economic Assessment Of Lindane

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105113785344
Genre : Insecticides
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Rodent Pest Management

Author : Ishwar Prakash
ISBN : 9781351093354
Genre : Medical
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The objective of this multi-authored compendium is, therefore, to bring together the state of arts reported in one place. Written by specialists by specialists in various fields of rondentology, and to suggest future lines of research. It is also felt that this work on rodent pest management will trigger more research effort for the benefit of mankind and help certain countries and organizations in revitalizing serious work in this field which, it appears, has dampened during the last few years.

Farmer Field School For Intergrated Crop Management Of Sweetpotato

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The Mushroom Mite Tyrophagus Lintneri Osborn As A Pest Of Cultivated Mushrooms

Author : Alonzo Clayton Davis
ISBN : UIUC:30112019346854
Genre : Agriculture
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Advances In Drug Research

Author : N. J. Harper
ISBN : 9781483215136
Genre : Medical
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Advances in Drug Research, Volume 12 covers articles on advances in drug research. The book presents articles on cyclic nucleotides as targets for drug design; the opposing regulatory roles of cyclic nucleotides in the heart; and the integrated control of trematode diseases. The text also includes articles about the chemical and biological studies on indomethacin, sulindac and their analogs; as well as the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, toxicity, and the effects of bromocriptine. Toxicologists, pharmacologists, physicians, and drug researchers will find the book invaluable.

Cooperative Economic Insect Report

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ISBN : OSU:32435028457513
Genre : Insect pests
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Area Wide Management Of Fruit Fly Pests

Author : Diana Perez-Staples
ISBN : 9781000711264
Genre : Science
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Fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) pests have a profound impact on horticultural production and economy of many countries. It is fundamental to understand their biology and evaluate methods for their suppression, containment, or eradication. Area-Wide Management of Fruit Fly Pests comprises contributions from scientists from around the world on several species of tephritids working on diverse subjects with a focus on area-wide management of these pests. The first three sections of the book explore aspects of the biology, ecology, physiology, behavior, taxonomy, and morphology of fruit flies. The next two sections provide evidence on the efficacy of attractants, risk assessment, quarantine, and post-harvest control methods. The fifth and sixth sections examine biological control methods such as the Sterile Insect Technique and the use of natural enemies of fruit flies. The seventh section focuses on area-wide integrated pest management and action programs. Finally, the eighth section examines social, economic, and policy issues of action programs aimed at involving the wider community in the control of these pests and facilitate the development of control programs. Features: Presents information on the biology of tephritid flies. Provides knowledge on the use of natural enemies of fruit flies for their biological control. Includes research results on models and diets used for the Sterile Insect Technique. Reports developments on the chemical ecology of fruit flies that contribute to make control methods more specific and efficient. Reviews subjects such as Holistic Pest Management and Area-Wide Management Programs including social, economic, and policy issues in various countries. The Open Access version of this book, available at, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license.

Program Of Work Of The United States Department Of Agriculture For The Fiscal Year

Author : United States. Dept. of Agriculture
ISBN : UCAL:B3610066
Genre : Agriculture
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Pest Management And Phytosanitary Trade Barriers

Author : Neil W. Heather
ISBN : 9781845933449
Genre : Science
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This book comprises 13 chapters discussing pest management and phytosanitary trade barriers; agricultural warfare and bioterrorism using invasive species; managing risk of pest introduction; and postharvest phytosanitary disinfestation.

Proceedings Of The International Workshop In Integrated Pest Control For Grain Legumes Embrapa Centro Nacional De Pesquisa Arroz Feij?o Goi?nia Goi?s Brasil 3 9 April 1983

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924094724279
Genre : Grain
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God ?s Country The Trail To Happiness

Author : James Oliver Curwood
ISBN : 9783734044434
Genre : Fiction
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Reproduction of the original: God ́s Country: The Trail to Happiness by James Oliver Curwood

Elihu Root Collection Of United States Documents Relating To The Philippine Islands

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ISBN : NYPL:33433034026157
Genre : Philippines
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Interagency Coordination In Environmental Hazards Pesticides

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations. Subcommittee on Reorganization and International Organizations
ISBN : MINN:31951D021591534
Genre : Pesticides
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