Urban Pest Management
An Environmental Perspective
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