Pesticides: A Toxic Time Bomb in Our Midst The writing of this book came about through a serendipitous circumstance. I wrote a book dealing with child labor in the United States, published three years earlier, containing a chapter that included a description of the hazards migrant farmworkers and their children face, not the least of which was exposure to pesticides. While mentioning the...
Area-Wide Control of Insect Pests: From Research to Field Implementation
The world population is still growing at an
alarming rate, requiring ever increasing productivity
and less waste in agriculture to cope
with the increasing demands to satisfy food
security for all humans. Alleviation of poverty
is in many countries hampered by a myriad of
insect pests that cause enormous economic... Wonder World Under Water Nearly three-quarters of our earth is covered by water. Yet we, living on land, usually know more about land creatures than our aquatic denizens. We have many kinds of watery environments, from the fast, clear, cold streams of the Himalaya to the placid rivers of the plains, and natural as well as man-made lakes and ponds. Moreover, we have a long... Encyclopedia of Entomology
The Encyclopedia of Entomology brings together the expertise of more than 450 distinguished entomologists from 40 countries to provide a worldwide overview of insects and their close relatives. Combining the basic science of an introductory text with accurate, comprehensive detail, the Encyclopedia is a reliable...
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