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Pest Management Reference from C.H.I.P.S.

Techniques for Reducing Pesticide Use
Economic and Environmental Benefits
edited by David Pimentel

This book outlines the techniques for reducing pesticide use internationally, through integrated pesticide management and assesses the environmental and economic benefits that such a reduction will bring.

Contents

  1. Pest Management in Agriculture
  2. Pests, Pesticides, and the Environment: A Historical Perspective on the Prospects for Pesticide Reduction
  3. Environmental Ethics and Pesticide Use
  4. Environmental and Socio-Economic Costs of Pesticide Use
  5. Pesticide Use in Swedish Agriculture: The Case of a 75% Reduction
  6. Role of Biological Control and Transgenic Crops in Reducing Use of Chemical Pesticides for Crop Protection
  7. Host-Plant Resistance to Insect Pests
  8. Disease Resistance in Plants: Examples of Historical and Current Breeding and Management Strategies
  9. What is Durable Resistance? A General Outline
  10. Benefits of Minimum Pesticide Use in Insect and Mite Control in Orchards
  11. Cultural Controls for Crop Diseases
  12. Cultural Control for Weeds
  13. IPM Practices for Reducing Pesticide Use in U.S. Field Crops
  14. IPM Practices for Reducing Fungicide Use in Field Crops
  15. IPM Practices for Reducing Insecticide Use in U.S. Fruit Crops
  16. IPM Practices for Reducing Fungicide Use in Fruit Crops
  17. Reducing Insecticide, Fungicide, and Herbicide Use on Vegetables and Reducing Herbicide use on Fruit Crops
  18. IPM Techniques for Greenhouse Crops
  19. Environmental Aspects of 'Cosmetic Standards' of Foods and Pesticides
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Economic and Environmental Benefits
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