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    Chemical Pesticides: Mode of Action and Toxicology

    R3 066,00
    Providing a description of modern chemical pesticides, this work describes these compounds according to their mode of action at the cellular and biochemical level. It explores how resistance to pesticides develops, how resistance can be used to illustrate the theory of evolution, and how it can be used to produce herbicide-resistant crop plants.

    Harvest of Grief: Grasshopper Plagues and Public Assistance in Minnesota, 1873-78

    Portrays the extreme hardships of Minnesota farmers during the grasshopper plagues of the 1870s. This book examines local, state, and national relief efforts, and reviews them in the context of 19th-century social welfare philosophy.

    An Ecological and Societal Approach to Biological Control

    R5 164,00
    Biological control is among one of the most promising methods for control of pests, diseases and weeds, and this book treats ecological and societal aspects together. It evaluates the significance of certain biological properties like biodiversity and natural habitats.

    Insecticides Design Using Advanced Technologies

    R4 753,00
    Highlights the use of nanotechnology to increase potency of available insecticides, the use of genetic engineering techniques for controlling insect pests, the development of novel insecticides that bind to unique biochemical receptors, the exploration of natural products as a source for environmentally acceptable insecticides, and more.

    Integrated Management of Diseases Caused by Fungi, Phytoplasma and Bacteria

    R6 169,00
    This book covers emerging issues in the integrated management of several diseases that affect key economic crops. It provides basic data about the diseases and explores innovative management possibilities tried in different parts of the world.

    Classical Biological Control of Bemisia Tabaci in the United States: A Review of Interagency Research and Implementation

    R4 528,00
    This book recounts interagency work on classical biological control in the USA from 1992-2002, covering natural enemy exploration, introduction, and evaluation. It will encourage classical biological control inputs into other integrated pest management systems.

    Biological and Biotechnological Control of Insect Pests

    R3 681,00
    Presents an overview of alternative measures to traditional pest management practices, utilizing biological control and biotechnology. This book explores the approaches in alternative solutions such as: biological control agents, parasites and predators, pathogenic microorganisms, pheromones, botanical insecticides, and genetic control.

    The Global Politics of Pesticides: Forging Consensus from Conflicting Interests

    R2 656,00
    This text unpicks the complex web of international relations, negotiations and agreements which governs pesticide use. It analyzes whether current regimes are effective, and whether anti-pesticide pressure groups are using the right mechanisms fighting against the prevalence of these chemicals.

    Pesticide Science: Pesticide Resistance

    R6 190,00
    This text reviews the status of resistance to pesticides used to control pest organisms in countries associated with the Pan Pacific Region. The volume is divided into three sections concentrating on insecticide, herbicide and fungicide resistance aspects.

    Parasitic Orobanchaceae: Parasitic Mechanisms and Control Strategies

    R4 753,00
    Parasitic Orobanchaceae

    Physical Control Methods in Plant Protection

    R4 753,00
    Plant protection by physical methods rather than by the usual "chemical weapons".