Integrated Pest Management: Pesticide Problems, Vol.3 by David PimentelIntegrated Pest Management: Pesticide Problems, Vol.3 by David Pimentel

Integrated Pest Management: Pesticide Problems, Vol.3

byDavid PimentelEditorRajinder Peshin

Hardcover | April 30, 2014

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The book deals with the present state and problems of integrated pest management as relating to stakeholder acceptance of IPM and how integrated pest management can become a sustainable practice. The discussions include using less pesticides and the possibility of eliminating pesticides from agricultural practice.

David Pimentel is a professor of ecology and agricultural sciences at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA. His Ph.D. is from Cornell University. His research spans the fields of energy, ecological and economic aspects of pest control, biological control, biotechnology, sustainable agriculture, land and water conservation, and env...
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Title:Integrated Pest Management: Pesticide Problems, Vol.3Format:HardcoverDimensions:474 pagesPublished:April 30, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9400777957

ISBN - 13:9789400777958

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Table of Contents

1. Integrated Pest Management and Pesticide Use
2. Environmental and Economic Costs of the Application of Pesticides Primarily in the United States
3. Integrated Pest Management for European Agriculture
4. Energy inputs in pest control using pesticides in New Zealand.
5. Environmental and Economic Benefits of Reducing Pesticide Use
6. An Environmental, Energetic and Economic Comparison of Organic and Conventional Farming Systems
7. Pesticides, Food Safety and Integrated Pest Management
8. Crop Losses to Arthropods
9. Crop Loss Assessment in India- Past Experiences and Future Strategies
10. Review of potato biotic constraints and experiences with integrated pest management interventions
11. Biological Control: Perspectives for Maintaining Provisioning Services in the Anthropocene
12. Herbicide resistant weeds
13. Strategies for Reduced Herbicide Use in Integrated Pest Management
14. Herbicide Resistant Crops and Weeds: Implications for Herbicide Use and Weed Management
15. Integrating Research and Extension for Successful Integrated Pest Management
16. Promotion of Integrated Pest Management by the Plant Science Industry: Activities and Outcomes
17. From the Farmers' Perspective: Pesticide Use and Pest Control
18. Evaluation of Integrated Pest Management Interventions: Challenges and Alternatives