Insect Pest Management (Paperback)
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This undergraduate and postgraduate textbook covering the key principles, methodologies, approaches and practical examples of insect pest management in agricultural, post harvest systems, horticulture, insect vectors and medical and veterinary entomology, featuring the underpinning monitoring and forecasting of pest outbreaks; yield loss and impact assessments and all of the latest methods of control and management of insects from insecticides; host manipulation; plant resistance; biological control; use of interference; agronomic and precision control methods; as well as socio-economic and research management aspects of developing integrated approaches to pest management. The new edition also reflects the key advances made in the disciplines of molecular biology, biochemistry and genomics related to insects and their management, as well as the importance and role of biodiversity, climate change, precision agriculture, data management and sustainability of production and supply in delivering integrated management solutions.