ECOLOGICAL ENGINEERING FOR PEST MANAGEMENT
Advances in Habitat Manipulation
Geoff M. Gurr, S. D. Wratten & M. A. Altieri, editors
2004, 256 pages, b/w photos, figures, tables. Focuses on the pest management aspect of ecological engineering: how to make farmland more attractive for beneficial insects and less favorable for pests. Contributors from around the world are leaders in habitat manipulation for agriculture. They describe molecular approaches, high-tech marking, and remote sensing. They also review theoretical aspects of ecological engineering. This book provides opportunities to help reduce the 40% food-crop loss to pests and increase food supply. Hardcover; 6-3/4 x 9-3/4″.
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