Urban Pest Management

An Environmental Perspective

Edited by Partho Dhang
November 2011
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  • Publisher
  • Published
    16th November 2011
  • ISBN 9781845938031
  • Language English
  • Pages 280 pp.
  • Size 6.875" x 9.75"
  • Images 10 illus

Urban pest management has recently faced dramatic change: advances in research and formulation technology now shape the products available and how they are applied. Bringing together ideas from both academic and private enterprises, this book covers methods of pest control, their impacts on human health and the environment, and strategies for integrated management that limit the use of harmful chemicals, providing a practical resource for researchers and policy makers in pest management, urban health, medical entomology and environmental science.

1. Insecticides as Urban Pollutants
2. Emerging Urban Pests and Vector-borne Diseases in Brazil
3. Mosquitoes: a Consequential Pest
4. Environmentally Sound Bedbug Management Solutions
5. Digital Governance in Urban Entomology: an Innovative Approach
6. Community Integrated Pest Management with Special Reference to School Environments
7. Providing Integrated Pest Management to Multi-dwelling Low-income Housing
8. Liquid Termiticides: their Role in Subterranean Termite Management
9. Sustainable Termite Management Using an Integrated Pest Management Approach
10. A Stand-alone Termite Management Technology in Australia
11. Encapsulation: an Effective Environmentally Friendly Technology for Delivery of Insecticides and Repellents
12. Pheromones: a Resourceful Tool in Modern Urban Pest Management
13. Insect Baits and Baiting: Novel Technology for Managing Urban Pests with Less Insecticide
14. Present and Future Approaches to Urban Pest Management: a Global Pesticide Regulatory Perspective
15. Effective Regulation in the Practice of Structural Pest Management

Partho Dhang

Partho Dhang received his PhD in Life Science from the University of Madras, India. His research interests are on insecticides, natural product chemistry, insect pheromones, biopesticides, and insecticide baits. Dr. Dhang is a prolific writer and speaker in the International pest control market. He has spoken at many international conferences such as NPMA, ICUP, IRG, Pest Summit, FAOPMA, TRG, Rapid Conference etc. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed papers in international journals of repute. He has edited and written four books on "Urban Pest Management" which are all published by CAB International.