“Ecofriendly Pest Management for Food Security” (9780128032657)

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Title: Ecofriendly Pest Management for Food Security
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Ecofriendly Pest Management for Food Security
Author: Omkar
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Last name: Omkar
Imprint: Academic Press
Owner:Elsevier S & T
Edition: 0

9780128032664
9780128032657

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Ecofriendly Pest Management for Food Security explores the broad range of opportunity and challenges afforded by Integrated Pest Management systems. The book focuses on the insect resistance that has developed as a result of pest control chemicals, and how new methods of environmentally complementary pest control can be used to suppress harmful organisms while protecting the soil, plants, and air around them.

As the world’s population continues its rapid increase, this book addresses the production of cereals, vegetables, fruits, and other foods and their subsequent demand increase. Traditional means of food crop production face proven limitations and increasing research is turning to alternative means of crop growth and protection.

  • Addresses environmentally focused pest control with specific attention to its role in food security and sustainability
  • Includes a range of pest management methods, from biological to nuclear
  • Written by experts with extensive real-world experience

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