Integrated Pest Management in the Global Arena

September 2003
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  • Published
    29th September 2003
  • ISBN 9780851996523
  • Language English
  • Pages 560 pp.
  • Size 6.875" x 9.75"

This book presents experiences and successful case studies of integrated pest management (IPM) from developed and developing countries and from major international centers and programs. In nearly 40 chapters, the following themes are addressed: Emerging issues in IPM, such as biotechnology, pesticide policies, socio-economic considerations; Country experiences from Africa, Asia, North and South America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand; Regional and international experiences, including FAO, the World Bank and CGIAR System-wide IPM Program.

"This formidable book is the result of 'monumental efforts' on the part of the three editors and their support team. They have produced a four-part, comprehensive, wide-ranging exposition of the complex and burgeoning integrated pest management approach to sustainable agriculture world-wide."

- Pest Management Science

"It provides up-to-date information for all those involved in crop protection, especially entomologists."

- Plant Pathology

"Wide-ranging discussions, useful and up-to-date bibliographies and accounts of 'hands on' experiences all contribute to make this the users 'bible'."

- Pest Managent Science

"This well-referenced book, which includes websites, presents a rationale for all practitioners of IPM to continue improving their profession."

- Choice

"The strength of the book lies in the twenty chapters on national IPM experiences, from Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe and Australasia."

- Pesticide News

"The book will a very useful reference book for readers to get better acquainted with the development of IPM in different areas of the world."

- Crop Protection

"The book is well edited and easy to read. It is an informative appraisal of the current status of IPM internationally. A number of the chapters would serve as valuable reading assignments for undergraduate and graduate courses in IPM and international agriculture."

- The Quarterly Review of Biology

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