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Energy in plant nutrition and pest control

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Published by Elsevier, Distributors for the United States and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, New York, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fertilizers.,
  • Fertilizer industry -- Energy consumption.,
  • Pesticides.,
  • Pesticides industry -- Energy consumption.,
  • Crops -- Nutrition.,
  • Agriculture -- Energy consumption.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by Zane R. Helsel.
    SeriesEnergy in world agriculture ;, 2
    ContributionsHelsel, Zane R., 1949-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS633 .E63 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 293 p. :
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2397348M
    ISBN 100444427538
    LC Control Number87027176

    Popular products. Celsius WG Herbicide (10 OZ) $ Drexel MSMA 6 Plus Herbicide from $ Headway G Granular Fungicide (30 LB) $ T . The development of resistance to pesticides is generally acknowledged as one of the most serious obstacles to effective pest control today. Since house flies first developed resistance to DDT in , more than species of arthropods, at least 91 species of plant pathogens, five species of noxious weeds and two species of nematodes were reported to have developed .

    The book ‘Silent Spring’ written by Rachel Carson in , is considered the la- mark in changing the attitude of the scientists and the general public regarding the complete reliance on the synthetic pesticides for controlling the ravages caused by the pests in agriculture crops. For about ve. about plant nutrient functions and deficiency and toxicity symptoms. Objectives After reading this module, the reader should be able to: 1. Identify and diagnose common plant nutrient deficiency and toxicity symptoms 2. Know potential limitations of visual diagnosis 3. Understand how to use a key for identifying deficiency symptoms 4.

    Interior Plantscape Pest Control. Interior plantings include a wide range of ornamentals inside structures: homes, restaurants, malls, office buildings, hospitals, and apartments, as examples. A study guide for managers of agricultural and ornamental plant pests. Covers management principles, insect biology, classification, and descriptions. This book focuses on the use of heat to kill insects and mites in food production, storage and other facilities. Heat Treatment for Insect Control examines how controlled heat treatment kills all stages of pest insect life across species and without causing damage to .


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