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Entomology and Pest Management by Larry P. Pedigo

Ideal for those with little or no background in entomology-this book combines, in a single volume-general principles of entomology and modern principles of insect pest management-including factual details and specific examples. Features up-to-date coverage on environmentally sound insecticides; the Transgenic plant controversy; Pest management systems; Newly released and recently discontinued products and updated insecticides; Current government regulations and labeling of microbial pesticides, plant pesticides and biochemical pesticides; and Developments in genetic engineering and plant bio technology. For those with little or no background in entomology who want a single combined resource of both general entomology and applied aspects.
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Mechanical Control of Insects- Integrated Pest Management- Agricultural Entomology

Dr. Larry P Pedigo

Completely updated in a new edition, this book remains ideal for a reader with little or no background in entomology and those who cannot spend the time to take both a general entomology course and an applied course. This combines, in a single volume, general principles of entomology and modern principles of insect pest management, including factual details and specific examples. Features up-to-date coverage on environmentally sound insecticides; the Transgenic plant controversy; Pest management systems; Newly released and recently discontinued products and updated insecticides; Current government regulations and labeling of microbial pesticides, plant pesticides and biochemical pesticides; and Developments in genetic engineering and plant bio technology. It is an excellent product. Convert currency. Add to Basket.

Entomology and Pest Management. Larry P. Ideal for those with little or no background in the subject, "Entomology and Pest Management, fourth edition" promotes an understanding of major elements of general entomology and relates them to modern principles of insect pest management. Both theory and practice are emphasized and numerous examples are presented to facilitate learning. Pest management topics are discussed as aspects of "applied ecology," and solutions to pest problems are presented with regard to environmental quality, profitability, and durability. Profound changes have affected the world of pest management in recent years. Users of this fourth edition will benefit from the following new coverage, making this book the most up-to-date resource available: Favorite Web Sites are listed at the end of each chapter, and a new Appendix 4 presents one of the most comprehensive compilations of web sites for entomology resources found anywhere, providing readers with instant access to the latest facts, figures, and developments in the field.

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For introductory courses in Applied Entomology, Insect Pest Management, Economic Entomology, and any entomology course dealing with insect pests. Ideal for students with little or no background in entomology-and those who don't have time to take both a general entomology course and an applied course-this text combines, in a single volume, general principles of entomology and modern principles of insect pest management, including factual details and specific examples. Important Appendices -Key to the Orders of Hexapoda, alphabetized list of insect common names with accompanying scientific names and classifications, common insecticides by common and trade names, and manufacturer and toxicity information. This edition is thoroughly updated to include: New! Chapter covering "Biopesticides for Management," emphasizing advances in technology and the need for environmentally safe pesticides. This chapter covers a rapidly growing list of pesticides registered by the Environmental Protection Agency, including microbial pesticides, biochemical pesticides, and plant-incorporated protectants.

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