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Author Hill, Dennis S., 1934-
Title Pests of crops in warmer climates and their control / Dennis S. Hill.
Imprint [London?] : Springer, 2008.

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Author Hill, Dennis S., 1934-
Subject Tropical crops -- Diseases and pests.
Tropical crops -- Diseases and pests -- Control.
Agricultural pests -- Tropics.
Agricultural pests -- Control -- Tropics.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 704 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction; Pest ecology; Principles of pest control; Methods of pest control; Pest damage to crop plants; Biological control of crop pests; Pesticide application; Pesticides in current use; Major tropical crop pests; Major tropical crops and their pest spectra; General bibliography.
Summary A textbook providing basic data about the crop pests and the damage they inflict throughout the tropics and sub-tropics. Each major pest is illustrated by either a line drawing or a photograph, and sometimes the damage can also be seen. A world distribution map is provided for each species. Control measures tend to be general rather than very specific. Most of the pests are insects and mites, but some nematodes, molluscs, birds and mammals are included.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781402067389
1402067380
1281675474
9781281675477
9781402067372
1402067372
OCLC # 272308059
Additional Format Print version: Hill, Dennis S., 1934- Pests of crops in warmer climates and their control. [London?] : Springer, 2008 9781402067372 1402067372 (OCoLC)174130523


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