Pest Control Books

  • Living with the Earth, Third Edition: Concepts in Environmental Health Science

    Includes all the bells and whistles you and your students have come to expect It’s hard to imagine a book more innovative and groundbreaking than Living with the Earth: Concepts in Environmental Health Science, Third Edition. The first edition won the CHOICE award for Outstanding Academic Book and both previous editions became bestsellers in ...

  • Environmental Health in Emergencies and Disasters

    This volume distills what is known about environmental health during an emergency or disaster. It draws on results from the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction, and on experience with sustainable development between the two Earth Summits, in Rio de Janeiro and Johannesburg. It is intended for practitioners, as well as for ...

  • Pesticide Formulations and Application Systems: Global Pest Control Formulations for the Next Millennium, 19th Volume

    Leading experts in the field of pesticides provide the latest on formulation and delivery of pest control systems for the next century. 11 papers cover topics such as application technology, granular formulation technology, delivery systems, general formulation technology, and future concerns. • Application Technology discusses developments ...

  • Pesticide Formulations and Application Systems: 15th Volume

    Improved delivery systems that will produce effective pest control and also safeguard the environment and reduce exposure to both humans and animals is the emphasis of this volume. 18 peer-reviewed papers feature up-to-date information on formulation and application technologies leading to safe and effective use of pesticides. Papers in 4 ...

  • Pesticide Formulations & Application Systems: 17th Volume

    Features leading edge technology on pesticide formulas and applicationmethods. 24 peer-reviewed papers delivered by experts from this country and around the world explore a comprehensive range of topics: • State-of-the-art development techniques for preparing actual formulations • Chemical formulations using granules, solid powders and ...

  • Pesticide Formulations and Application Systems: 11th Volume

    Brings together ideas and data from chemists and engineers who are working to improve the efficiency of pesticide use. 22 papers cover:• Safety and Environmental Impacts• Characteristics of Formulations and Adjuvants• Application Techniques and Pest ...

  • Vertebrate Pest Control and Management Materials

    9 papers cover animal damage control techniques and research methodology, with emphasis on vertebrate pest control and assessment methods for control techniques. For wildlife biologists, pest control operators, and university researchers interested in animal damage ...

  • Vertebrate Pest Control and Management Materials

    The second symposium on Test Methods for Vertebrate Pest Control and Management Materials was held 10 March 1978 in Monterey, Calif. Committee E35 on Pesticides of the American Society for Testing and Materials sponsored the event. J. R. Beck, Biological Environmental Consultant Services, presided as chairman of the symposium and served as editor ...

  • Vertebrate Pest Control and Management Materials

    STP 974 is the latest offering in the continuing series on the subject of test methods development for materials used in controlling of managing vertebrate pests. Information on birds, rodents and predators/deer is presented in 18 papers. A majority of the papers in this volume are directed toward efficacy evaluation based on new or existing field ...

  • Vertebrate Pest Control and Management Materials

    Succeeds STP 752. 24 papers cover: • rodent an bird pests that affect agricultural crops• rodent behavior in the penetration of food packaging materials• canine predators that create nuisance or live stock depredation problems• new control approaches for these pests• and the impact of control on non-target ...

  • Vertebrate Pest Control and Management Materials

    The book presents test methods on evaluation procedures for chemicals. Devices, and other techniques used to control aquatic and terrestrial vertebrates. The areas of major interest to the reader are methods of reducing potential hazards of pesticides, including insecticides, herbicides, and microbial agents; pesticide hazard to aquatic ...

  • Test Methods for Vertebrate Pest Controls and Management Materials

    Presents information on controls for forest and rangeland birds and rodents, commensal rodents, larger mammals, disease control and protection of ...

  • Biological Control

    This text provides readers with an in-depth exploration of how biological control functions and how it can be safely employed to solve pest problems and enhance nature conservation. It covers the principles behind biological control techniques and their implementation, and incorporates practical examples from the biological control of a ...

  • Climate Change, Intercropping, Pest Control and Beneficial Microorganisms

    Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for humans and their children. Sustainable agriculture is a discipline that addresses current issues such as climate change, increasing food and fuel prices, poor-nation starvation, rich-nation obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, ...

  • Defending Pesticides in Litigation, 2011 ed. (Environmental Law Series)

    Keep pace with fast-changing pesticide regulations and gain a better understanding of pesticide technical data using this specialist’s resource. Includes guidelines for drafting pleadings, planning discovery, locating experts, and researching unfamiliar areas of law in preparation for litigation. You'll also receive the Litigator's Guide to ...

  • Beyond Silent Spring

    The 1962 edition publication of Rachel Carson's book Silent Spring generated unprecedented concern about the environmental and health problems associated with two decades of widespread use of synthetic pesticides. Over thirty years later, Beyond Silent Spring provides a comprehensive distillation of current views on the issues it raised. With ...

  • Termites: Evolution, Sociality, Symbioses, Ecology

    The book is a new compendium in which leading termite scientists review the advances of the last 30 years in our understanding of phylogeny, fossil records, relationships with cockroaches, social evolution, nesting, behaviour, mutualisms with archaea, protists, bacteria and fungi, nutrition, energy metabolism,population and community ecology, ...

  • Environmental and Microbial Relationships

    After the publication of Volume IV in 1997, the introduction of molecular methods into ecology led to significant new findings. Emphasizing these advances, the chapters for the second edition have been completely updated and revised. This volume provides insight into current research on fungal populations and communities. It focuses on fungal ...

  • Grasshoppers and Grassland Health Managing Grasshopper Outbreaks without Risking Environmental Disaster

    The first comprehensive, international exploration of the environmental and economic costs and benefits of acridids (grasshoppers and locusts) both as essential ecological components and as serious grassland pests. Using a risk analysis approach to examine the ecological role of acridids and the effect of controlling these insects, the ...

  • Biology and Ecology of Norway Spruce

    Norway spruce (Picea abies L.) is an important tree species with a remarkable natural range throughout Europe and Asia, ranging from the Balkan Peninsula to Siberia in the north and from the French Alps in the west to the Sea of Okhotsk in the east. Wherever it occurs, it is a key component of both natural and managed forests. Norway spruce is the ...

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