This short, readable textbook is designed to introduce students the biology and techniques of aricultural pest and disease vector control and management. As such, it is unique; no other book attempts to marry together the fields of pest and vector control. The authors are two of the leading authorities in their respective fields and amongst the best known entomologists of their generation.This serves as a good example of how socio-economic improvements have led to a decrease in disease transmission, albeit not intentionally. ... beet, provide striking examples from agriculture as to how changes in agronomic practices have caused new pest problems. ... Now seedling pests such as pygmy beetle ( Atomaria linearis) and mangold fly (Pegomya hyoscyamt), which used to be regarded asanbsp;...
|Title||:||Pest and Vector Control|
|Author||:||H. F. van Emden, M. W. Service|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2004-01-29|