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Handbook of vegetable pests, John Capinera

Summary
Garden pests plague everyone who has ever raised vegetables, from backyard gardener to professional horticulturists, farm managers, and agrobusiness professionals. The economic impacts of vegetable pests are enormous. To manage and minimize the adverse impacts of pests, it is important to identify exactly which pests are afflicting crops. The Handbook of Vegetable Pests is intended to assist anyone in need of an easy-to-use, and yet comprehensive, survey of all pests likely to be encountered in North America. This Handbook provides thorough identification guides, descriptions of
Table Of Contents
Front Cover; Handbook of Vegetable Pests; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. Introduction; North American Vegetable Crops; Insects and Insect Relatives; Pest Management Philosophy and Practices; Chapter 2. Pest Identification; General Considerations; Why Identification is so Important; Approaches to Identification; Quick Guides to Major Groups of Insect Pests; Guides to Pests Arranged by Vegetable Crops; Chapter 3. Class Insecta-Insects Order Coleoptera-Beetles, Weevils, White Grubs and Wireworms; Family Bruchidae-Seed Beetles and Weevils
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
Second edition.
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (781 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780080533261

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