Integrated Pest Management

Experiences with Implementation, Global Overview, Vol.4

Editors: Peshin, Rajinder, Pimentel, David (Eds.)

  • Use, hazards and problems of pesticides in agricultural pest control
  • Advances in IPM technologies
  • Implementation of integrated pest management in North America, Europe, Africa, Latin America, Asia and Australia
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About this book

The book deals with the present state and problems of integrated pest management (IPM) as relating to stakeholder acceptance of IPM and how IPM can become a sustainable practice. The book covers the implementation of integrated pest management in USA, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Netherlands, China, India, Indonesia, Australia, Africa, and its impact in reducing pesticide use in agriculture. The book also deals with the impact of transgenic crops on pesticide use.

About the authors

Rajinder Peshin is an associate professor at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu, India. His Ph.D. is from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India, and his research expertise is diffusion and evaluation issues associated with sustainable agriculture research and development programs. Peshin has developed an empirical model for predicting the adoptability of agricultural technologies when put to trial at farmers’ fields, and an evaluation methodology for integrated pest management programs. He has published more than 50 scientific papers and chapters of books, and has authored three books. He has also edited two books on integrated pest management, published by Springer in 2009.

David Pimentel is a professor of ecology and agricultural sciences at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA. His Ph.D. is from Cornell University. His research spans the fields of energy, ecological and economic aspects of pest control, biological control, biotechnology, sustainable agriculture, land and water conservation, and environmental policy. Pimentel has published over 700 scientific papers and 40 books and has served on many national and government committees including the National Academy of Sciences; President’s Science Advisory Council; U.S Department of Agriculture; U.S. Department of Energy; U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare; Office of Technology Assessment of the U.S. Congress; and the U.S. State Department.

Table of contents (22 chapters)

  • Pesticides Applied Worldwide to Combat Pests

    Pimentel, David (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • Integrated Pest Management, Bt Crops, and Insecticide Use: The U.S. Experience

    Frisvold, George B. (et al.)

    Pages 15-36

  • Experiences with Implementation and Adoption of Integrated Pest Management in Northeastern USA

    Chandran, Rakesh S.

    Pages 37-64

  • Emerging issues in Integrated Pest Management Implementation and Adoption in the North Central USA

    Sappington, Thomas W.

    Pages 65-97

  • Integrated Pest Management in the Southern United States of America: Changing Technology and Infrastructure—Implications for the Future

    Allen, Charles T.

    Pages 99-152

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eBook $219.00
price for USA (gross)
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  • ISBN 978-94-007-7802-3
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $279.00
price for USA
valid through November 5, 2017
  • ISBN 978-94-007-7801-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $279.00
price for USA
valid through November 5, 2017
  • 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: November 11, 2016
  • ISBN 978-94-024-0021-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Integrated Pest Management
Book Subtitle
Experiences with Implementation, Global Overview, Vol.4
Editors
  • Rajinder Peshin
  • David Pimentel
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Delhi Book Store, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-7802-3
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-7802-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-7801-6
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-0021-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
LVI, 574
Number of Illustrations and Tables
34 b/w illustrations, 55 illustrations in colour
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