The Handbook of Plant Biosecurity

Principles and Practices for the Identification, Containment and Control of Organisms that Threaten Agriculture and the Environment Globally

Editors: Gordh, Gordon, McKirdy, Simon (Eds.)

  • The Handbook is unique in discussing the regulation and control of invasive alien species that impact production agriculture and natural plant resources
  • The Handbook has been written by a team of more than 85 subject matter experts from industry, academia and regulatory agencies of governments that are global leaders in agricultural production, protection, commodity treatment, movement and trade
  • The Handbook includes several case studies that discuss the identification, containment, control and eradication of major categories of pests, diseases and weeds
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The Handbook identifies all aspects of Regulatory Plant Biosecurity and discusses them from the standpoint of preventing the international movement of plant pests, diseases and weeds that negatively impact production agriculture, natural plant-resources and agricultural commerce.

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“This book discusses the regulatory aspects of plant biosecurity. … This work is the quintessential tool in understanding biosecurity globally, presenting an invaluable and comprehensive summary of issues. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals/practitioners.” (R. Frederiksen, Choice, Vol. 51 (11), July, 2014)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

  • An Introduction to Plant Biosecurity: Past, Present and Future

    Hulme, Philip E.

    Pages 1-25

  • The International Regulatory Framework

    Erikson, Lottie (et al.)

    Pages 27-43

  • Domestic Regulatory Framework and Invasive Alien Species in China

    Li, Zhi-Hong (et al.)

    Pages 45-72

  • The Importance of Core Biological Disciplines in Plant Biosecurity

    Worner, Susan P. (et al.)

    Pages 73-117

  • The Biosecurity Continuum and Trade: Pre-border Operations

    Sequeira, Ron (et al.)

    Pages 119-148

Buy this book

eBook $219.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-007-7365-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $279.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-007-7364-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $279.00
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: October 7, 2016
  • ISBN 978-94-024-0252-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Handbook of Plant Biosecurity
Book Subtitle
Principles and Practices for the Identification, Containment and Control of Organisms that Threaten Agriculture and the Environment Globally
Editors
  • Gordon Gordh
  • Simon McKirdy
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht (outside of the USA)
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Delhi Book Store, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-7365-3
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-7365-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-7364-6
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-0252-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 723
Number of Illustrations and Tables
27 b/w illustrations, 134 illustrations in colour
Topics