An introduction to arthropod pest control /

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Author / Creator:Thacker, J. R. M. (Jonathan Richard MacDougall), 1962-
Imprint:Cambridge New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Description:xiv, 343 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Language:English
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Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4953775
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ISBN:052156106X (hbk.)
0521567874 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1. A brief history of arthropod pest control
  • 2. Botanical insecticides
  • 3. Modern synthetic insecticides
  • 4. Formulation, application and the direct and indirect side-effects of insecticides
  • 5. Biological control agents
  • 6. Microbial pest control
  • 7. Pheromones and pest control
  • 8. Insect growth regulators
  • 9. Genetic manipulation of pest species
  • 10. Host-plant resistance
  • 11. Cultural techniques and organic farming
  • 12. Integrated pest management (IPM)
  • 13. Biotechnology and pest control
  • Glossary
  • Index