Title: Managing Insects on Your Farm:
: A Guide to Ecological Strategies
Author: Miguel A Altieri; Clara I Nicholls
Second Author: Marlene A Fritz
Sustainable Agriculture Network
Summary: Pests of agricultural crops include weeds, insects, pathogens and nematodes. This book is focused on managing insect pests, but it adresses all crop pests to some degree, because no pest or category of pests can be addressed in isolation. The ecological pest management strategies presented here will contribute to overall ecosystem health.
Includes principles behind ecologically based pest management, with strategies used by farmers along with a full section devoted to how you can manage your soilto minimize insest damage. Examples of successful pest management are given.
Call Number: 60.7341 SAN
Biological pest control, Integrated pest management, Pest control, Soils, Weed management implements