Biopesticides for Sustainable Agriculture - Burleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science 89 (Hardback)Prof Nick Birch (editor), Prof Travis Glare (editor), Dr Susan Boyetchko (author of contributions), Dr Jozsef Kiss (author of contributions), Prof Wyn Grant (author of contributions), Prof Enrique Quesada-Moraga (author of contributions), Dr Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes (author of contributions), Dr Salvatore Arpaia (author of contributions), Dr Luca Ruiu (author of contributions), Dr Martin Erlandson (author of contributions)
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Part 1 of this collection reviews research on developing new biopesticides in such areas as screening new compounds, ways of assessing effectiveness in the field and improving regulatory approval processes. Part 2 summarises advances in different types of entomopathogenic biopesticide including entomopathogenic fungi and nematodes and the use of Bt genes in insect-resistant crops. Part 3 assesses the use of semiochemicals such as pheromones and allelochemicals, peptide-based and other natural substance-based biopesticides.
Publisher: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited
Number of pages: 366
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
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